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Old 10-19-2019, 01:04 AM
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Hello Folks,
I need some help with my new-to-me 781, I was out shooting it Monday an the bolt was getting harder and harder to open after each shot (I cleaned it two weeks ago) then the bolt handle broke off. I finally got it open but I either need a new bolt or a line on a gunsmith that can fix this one, can anyone help with this problem?

Thank you in advance.
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Old 10-21-2019, 11:16 PM
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Try Numerich Arms .

https://www.gunpartscorp.com
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Old 10-22-2019, 11:40 AM
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Old 10-23-2019, 11:13 AM
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Looks like a repair. Where are you oh experts (this leaves me out) ?

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Old 10-23-2019, 07:03 PM
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My 780 had the same problem when it was less than a year old. A gunsmith plug welded the bolt handle on from the inside. You couldn't even notice the repair.
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Old 10-24-2019, 11:39 AM
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It appears to me to be some kind of soldering at the bolt/handle interface ..maybe done in a vacuum oven?

I've never seen one separate but if a pretty clean break
...or even if not... thoroughly clean and try J.B. weld..just might be the ticket to your demise

-Seen some pretty amazing things done with J.B.


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Old 10-24-2019, 12:19 PM
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Besides getting the bolt repaired, the other thing you'll need to address is "why" was the bolt getting hard to operate ? You'll need to resolve that issue as well.

The day you posted this thread I scoured the internet trying to find a bolt for your 781 with no luck.

As some have noted getting the bolt/handle repaired may be your only choice.

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Old 10-26-2019, 04:51 PM
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Hello Folks,
Yea I took the rifle with the old bolt and a bolt that I got off of the internet(that almost fit ) to a Smith and told him the whole story and he said it would take a month because of his workload. So I'm glad it's not my only .22.

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Old 10-28-2019, 09:27 PM
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Shiva, it is good to have a side piece when your main squeeze is unavailable !
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