rechamber

rechamber

[rē′chām·bər]
(ordnance)
To rebore or otherwise alter the chamber of a small arm, normally for the purpose of adapting it to cartridges for which not originally designed.
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One traditional solution is to unscrew the barrel and cut off an inch or so of the barrel shank, then rethread and rechamber the barrel, but so-called "fire-lapping" can also rejuvenate a worn throat.
Not everybody could afford a Weatherby rifle, but garage gunsmiths could afford to buy a surplus Springfield and rechamber it to .
At one time it was fairly common to rechamber and rebore Winchester Model 71s (the final version of the 86 until the Winchester-Browning re-introductions) to the wildcat .
Now, as do all good gunsmiths, Bowen can tune, rebuild, rechamber and boost the caliber on just about any single-action revolver (and some DAs, too) that you might have.
30-'06 rifles, and Weatherby would rechamber them by opening the bolt face and adjusting the feed rails to accept his .
Some custom gunsmiths have foolishly tried to rechamber .
At the same time I had him rechamber of the cylinder of a second Dan Wesson .
Unfortunately, Italians soon found the fact that there were now two separate rounds in the system to be something of a logistical poser and decided to rechamber many of the new rifles back to 6.
Due to the existing cylinder length Webley could not easily rechamber it for a longer and more powerful cartridge.
222 Remington and had Harry Creighton rechamber it and open up its bolt face for the .
One just chambers or rechambers a and alters the extractor.