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Gator Slayer

Autoloaders in the cold.

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Gator Slayer

I had my auto jam on me on the last day of the season this year. The bolt did not go fully forward and the 3nd shot did not fire. (I'd like to think this cost me a triple on greenheads). Anyone have tips for cold weather and autos. I need the recoil reduction otherwise I'd use my pump. I didn't post the brand, cuz I didn't want a ford vs chevy thing. Just looking for some tips. New to an auto. Thanks guys

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tealitup

UM BESIDES the obvious - clean more often... not much you can do.

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Dean Schellinger

Run it practically dry. Right before you go out hunting, apply small amount of gun oil, then wipe down with dry rag as well as you can. Every part. That will elimate the oil from freezing and "gunking up" your bolt.

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Jackpine Rob

Breakfree CLP. Its the answer to all gun lubrication problems.

I've used that stuff well below zero on my varmint rigs, and no problems.

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Crappie_ Kid

Is it a Benelli? Mine did that 2 know i dont use barely any oil and its flawless

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captainstevo

Try shooting an 870. stick with what works, I know a guy that has had one since he was a teenager and has never had a problem with it. He actually talkes about how much better he shoots it than any other gun, I would think he would not mess with something that has worked so well for so long.

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Down2Earth

Buy an aftermarket spring. Once I did this I have never had a jam. You can also take the spring out and stretch it out a bit.

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Ryan Berger

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Run it practically dry. Right before you go out hunting, apply small amount of gun oil, then wipe down with dry rag as well as you can. Every part. That will elimate the oil from freezing and "gunking up" your bolt.


or just keep it dry,,, tolerances in today's guns arent all that tight so if you run them dry for the maybe 10 shots at most it takes to get a limit here in MN it wont be a problem

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Gator Slayer

Yeah Smarta$$ I do shoot better with my 870 (it's older than you)...just not for as long, a like the cusion from my Gold. Should have had surgery at a more reputable institution. I found out I wasn't cleaning the recoil spring properly, have to take off the Steven to get at it. Was filthy. That should take care of the problem with some dry-lube. And what was your total hoodie take this year?

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bluebill

trade it in for a 870 never had a miss fire or jam used a auto this year had a lot of problems let my brother use my 870 for the season he never cleaned it said it never jammed now i have a rusty 870 that still kills a lot of birds

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kc0myy

Novas work just was well too!!

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BobT

One of the most common errors made by sportsman who clean their own firearms is over oiling. Too much lubricant is not only unnecessary it also attracts dirt and in itself becomes a contaminant as it breaks down over time.

I believe that this is one time when more is not necessarily better.

Gun oil should be applied very lightly.

Bob

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