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I've have a Savage N.R.A match rifle .22Lr. It appears that someone added a peep sight on the stock behind the bolt, just far enough not to interfere with the bolts rear limit, It is a very accurate rifle, but has a problem with the bolt, when you cycle the bolt it will fire pre maturely. In order for me to shoot it I have to put on the safety then cycle the action,point it in a safe direction, take the safety off and then pull the trigger witch is very touchy! Is this something I can correct or do I have to replace a spring or get a different bolt ? I would appreciate any feed back on what to do.
 

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I thank you for your reply! I was hoping it might of been a main spring problem or bolt sleeve. I've checked on a replacement bolt but they are pretty pricey!
 

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I wouldn’t think the bolt is the issue but rather an adjustment to the trigger. Is there a small screw anywhere around the trigger? Also maybe a worn sear. Just a couple guesses but taking it to a good gunsmith might be your best option.
No,but I might have to pull the trigger assembly and look at it! thanks for your input!
 

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I believe you have the savage 19 or 1933 model.
You have a problem with the trigger which is also the sear not holding the firing pin block. And when you are putting the safety on it is pushing the trigger back up to hold and locking it so it is not pushed down from the pressure and releasing the firing pin block.
Well,on the 5 shot magazine it says,23A sporter or N.R.A match rifle,so how can I adjust the trigger sear? Thank you for the reply,I've gotten 2 replies that state it might be the trigger sear,so that might account for the hair trigger when I take the safety off!
 

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Well,Thanks for the input! I guess I will take it to a gunsmith,I really appreciate every ones input,I'm impressed with the quick responses and the professional attitudes,Thanks again! God Bless America!and remember the M.I.A and Pow's.
 
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