If The Primer is going Off there had to be an obstruction in the Breech Plug!
I Think I've Warned you a Time or two?
To Clean a Bolt Properly the Bolt Must be dis-assembled on Early Remington 700 Muzzleloaders!
I've Seen some NASTY looking Parts inside the Bolt Due to not being properly Cleaned!
If Yours is SMACKING the Primer Properly this isn't your Problem!
Just Warning you on proper Bolt Cleaning!
Back Me Off to 1,700 Yards,650 is a Little Close & I'm Not Comfortable with it!
A GUT SHOT at 1,700 Yards will Still Make Some Good BRAGGIN Rights so I Can Say I At Least Hit Him!