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Old 10-11-2018, 08:39 AM
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When experiencing cylinder binding, a good cleaning, as you've noticed, at times is corrective. Sometimes that's all that's needed. However, in other cases, the cleaning may only be a temporary corrective measure.

Have you measured the barrel to cylinder gap and end shake? Attached is a handy FAQ sticky from the gunsmithing thread:

FAQ

Scroll down to the section on "Feeler Gauge Inspection" that describes the technique for taking the b/c gap measurement and the end shake measurement. It also provides acceptable parameters.

Hope this helps...

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