A failure to fire can occur at any time and for myriad reasons. And, depending on the rifle, having the right tool for the job can quickly rectify such a stoppage. U.S. Tool and Design’s Manual Bolt Extraction Device can be tapped with a hammer to apply leverage and force against the bolt carrier group of an AR-15-style rifle, easily freeing a seized bolt. Price: $35. Contact: U.S. Tool and Design; ustoolanddesign.com.
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I have an old box of Winchester-Western Super X .38 Colt hollow-point ammo. On the side of the box is “Lubaloy coated Bullet special dry wax lubricant.” It seems to me that most modern ammunition is not coated. Why is it (or was it) necessary to put some form of wax on ammunition?
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