04-22-2012, 6:49 PM
Here is what's going on. I have a customers Rem 580 that needs some TLC. The mechanical issue is that the bolt when cocked all the way back actually comes all the way out of the receiver. The bolt body has a groove for the bolt stop pin to do its job. Where the pin makes contact on the bolt body, where it is to stop, the groove is a slight ramp that, to me, looks like wear. Which is then causing the bolt to come out when pulled all the way back. Normally you would push the safety forward to remove the bolt. So, to be sure of myself on this bolt, I need to see one close up. Anybody have a Rem 580 in the closet? Send me a pic (pm) of that if you can. My books don't show it. Darn!