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Recently purchased a Rizzini V3, so far has been excellent for busting clays.

However when I break the gun to eject cartridges it ejects them fine but then the barrels rock back slightly and I can't put a cartridge in the bottom barrel unless I pull down slightly on the forend. The natural "resting" position on the break is a fraction out of line stopping a new cartridge going in the bottom. 

Gun shoots and ejects perfectly fine other than that was just looking for some guidance on what might be causing the barrels/foreend to rock back slightly.

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I would second that.  Sometimes it never gets any better though. I had a Beretta 20 bore that was several years old and had fired 1000's of cartridges, that had some 'overdraught' and it was a right pain, especially on a driven day or a clay shoot 'flush'  !

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Youll get used to it. It will get easier. My sxs and a o/u was the same. Just learn to tuck the gun in your side when loading/unloading whilst freeing your hand to grab carts. Failing that the subject has been breached (no pun) on here a few times. 

Atb

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Thanks! I did think this, From a bit of inspection that it's the ejector cocking levers are a bit keen on new springs, by no means a deal breaker just a tad annoying at the moment.😁

Just now, strimmer_13 said:

Youll get used to it. It will get easier. My sxs and a o/u was the same. Just learn to tuck the gun in your side when loading/unloading whilst freeing your hand to grab carts. Failing that the subject has been breached (no pun) on here a few times. 

Atb

Yeah I load that way anyway so it's not been a huge pain, hopefully will wear in over the next few weeks. 

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10 minutes ago, Wakka said:

Thanks! I did think this, From a bit of inspection that it's the ejector cocking levers are a bit keen on new springs, by no means a deal breaker just a tad annoying at the moment.😁

Yeah I load that way anyway so it's not been a huge pain, hopefully will wear in over the next few weeks. 

Its a pain as i felt my gun wasnt working properly. I sold them before they bedded in. Wish i didnt as i shot well with both

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Thanks for the responses I've been shooting about a year and I think I just got used to the quirks of my other gun. 

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This is common with many O/U's if its an older gun it may be worse as wear on the cocking rods/cam occur .

If the forend is slightly loose it will make it seem worse so may be tightening it up will help , but is really a matter of just getting used to it .

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Very normal the cocking rods are often a touch short allowing the rock back but much better than too long!  It happens with many many guns and imho something you just need to get used to with OUs 

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Shot again today and after another hundred it's certainly getting a little easier to remember to do it naturally. 

Cheers all

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On 03/02/2019 at 19:37, Scully said:

My Perazzi does this, it isn’t an issue really once you know about it. 

So does mine!

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