Tikka T3x Bolt Shroud Rubbing on Receiver
Recently purchased a Tikka T3x Stainless Varmint in 223.
Decided to change the bolt handle to a Lucky 13 one.
First couple of times i tried to remove the bolt handle following youtube videos and the firing pin spring wouldnt go limp. Finally on my 4th attempt it did and I could remove the handle and replace it. I put the new handle on and noticed that the black paint is coming off the shroud as its being pulled into the receiver when i cock the bolt. Changed back to the old handle and the same thing happens. I have pulled apart the bolt again and put it all back together carefully but still the shroud is rubbing on the receiver.
Attached is a pic to show the damage to the shroud, everytime i cock the bolt it rubs off more paint as the shroud is being pulled into the receiver.
Has anyone else experienced this issue?
From what i can tell, the shroud is supposed to pull into the receiver when the bolt is cocked/locked down but its supposed to have a small amount of clearance so it doesnt hit the receiver and get damaged, is that correct?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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