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  1. #61
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    I was kinda lazy shipping the gun back, so today was the '3 week' mark that Savage claimed was their goal for warranty work. I havent heard anything from them so I just sent an email. I'll be sure to update this thread when I get the gun back.

    I did purchase a surefire Warcomp in 762 for this gun. I thought the brake it comes with is probably fine if you like brakes, but I dont. When I get the gun back I will take it to my local gunsmith and have the warcomp installed.
    "Just throw Krylon on it"

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    Got the gun back today. The good news is that Savage stuck to their timeline of a 3 week turn around. The bad news is that I am dissastisfied with their work. For those that haven't been following the whole thread: after ~220+ rounds the gun started to double feed and showed significant wear on the back of the bolt lugs. When I got the gun back from Savage, all they did was "debburr and refinish the bolt". In their own words. I thought a rifle with that few of rounds through it, with that much wear would be getting a new bolt and barrel extension. Clearly mine is out of spec. Nope, just polish the bitch up and send it right back out the door. I didn't even throw away the box that they shipped the rifle in because I am almost certain it will need to go back.

    Im gonna take the gun and run 80 or so rounds of old M80 surplus and see if the shearing of the bolt or double feeds continue. I was hoping to use this gun for a competition, but I don't want to be left hanging. I will report back after the next range day.
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    WOW... Well, IF that is in fact all they have done??? I'm really very surprised to have not heard they went through it (Fire arounds through it) to verify that it's working correctly?
    Buffer/Buffer spring, Checked Gas Block, To tell you, "Hey man, we're very sorry for your problems with the rifle, We went through it and found that this or that was off, which caused your double feeding issues, We have fire 50-100 rounds through it and the problem IS FIXED".... ?

    Well tb, I hope this works for You BUT I can't see that deburr & polish, would fix double feeding issues, hopefully I'm wrong..

    Good luck, looking forward to your range report..

    Peace


    Quote Originally Posted by turnburglar View Post
    Got the gun back today. The good news is that Savage stuck to their timeline of a 3 week turn around. The bad news is that I am dissastisfied with their work. For those that haven't been following the whole thread: after ~220+ rounds the gun started to double feed and showed significant wear on the back of the bolt lugs. When I got the gun back from Savage, all they did was "debburr and refinish the bolt". In their own words. I thought a rifle with that few of rounds through it, with that much wear would be getting a new bolt and barrel extension. Clearly mine is out of spec. Nope, just polish the bitch up and send it right back out the door. I didn't even throw away the box that they shipped the rifle in because I am almost certain it will need to go back.

    Im gonna take the gun and run 80 or so rounds of old M80 surplus and see if the shearing of the bolt or double feeds continue. I was hoping to use this gun for a competition, but I don't want to be left hanging. I will report back after the next range day.
    The lessons that we learn are written the tomb stones of others. -Reid Henrichs

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    Unfortunately I don't think any manufacturer is gonna run 50-100 rounds of 308 through a gun because a customer sent it back the first time. That's half my issue with this gun now: I have to spend significant time and money (308 aint for poors) to verify that it functions correctly. They did say they fired it for function, but I am under the impression it was 1-3 rounds. If it double fed in 3 rounds, that is a very serious problem indeed. Im skeptical it will make it through the first mag. I regularly shoot 80-150 rounds per range trip so I am more sensitive to probability than a manufacturer. If the problems persist I might try insisting that Savage sends me the bolt and barrel extention and I will have a gunsmith do it.
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    Took the gun into my local smith to have the Surefire Warcomp installed. They noted that the crush washer from the original comp, was crushed so hard they had to cut it off. They also took a look at the bolt lugs and said they where definitely not right. I shot 60 more rounds through the gun the day before and can say it cycled all rounds perfectly but ejection still doesn't seem right. When the gun went back to savage they also took the liberty to open the gas block ALL the way up. Im still upset that Savage treats bolts like brake pads and thinks wear is acceptable; I just don't know why I should have to keep complaining to get this gun fixed. It really feels to me like they either don't have real AR smiths or that I had a "Friday at 4:30" build. I just wrote an email to my contact at Savage's warranty department and see how they respond.
    Last edited by turnburglar; 10-15-19 at 21:29.
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    Dam Bro., Sorry to hear this, but IF I may, all these Firearms are tools, right. You have your Warranty, there already has been and is communication between you guys. You HAVE Made your Concerns known to them, they have checked it, did what they did and Signed Off on it, as far as I'm concerned by sending it back to you! Please do Not take what I am writing as bitching at You, I have been told my replies sometimes come across not the best, I don't mean this at all.
    ... IF it were Mine, I'd run it like the Sweet weapon it IS or supposed to be, and as long as I am Not planning on this as my "Self Defense" tool and I wouldn't. LOL...
    I'd Lube it up Run IT, RUN it and RUN it some more, just keep rolling with it. Now, IF it gets to a point, where I felt it is just too Bad to ignore said issues,... Bolt lug wear and whatever else goes on... Then I'd make contact again, telling them once again, expressing my concerns and letting them know How Unhappy I am with this Firearm. Then once again, take it from there..
    Good Luck turnburglar.
    Peace Jeff

    Quote Originally Posted by turnburglar View Post
    Took the gun into my local smith to have the Surefire Warcomp installed. They noted that the crush washer from the original comp, was crushed so hard they had to cut it off. They also took a look at the bolt lugs and said they where definitely not right. I shot 60 more rounds through the gun the day before and can say it cycled all rounds perfectly but ejection still doesn't seem right. When the gun went back to savage they also took the liberty to open the gas block ALL the way up. Im still upset that Savage treats bolts like brake pads and thinks wear is acceptable; I just don't know why I should have to keep complaining to get this gun fixed. It really feels to me like they either don't have real AR smiths or that I had a "Friday at 4:30" build. I just wrote an email to my contact at Savage's warranty department and see how they respond.
    The lessons that we learn are written the tomb stones of others. -Reid Henrichs

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