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Bolt action is a type of manual firearm action that is operated by directly manipulating the bolt via a bolt handle, which is most commonly placed on the right-hand side of the weapon (as most users are right-handed).
Most bolt-action firearms use a rotating bolt design, where the handle must first be rotated upward to unlock the bolt from the receiver, then pulled back to open the breech and allowing any spent cartridge case to be extracted and ejected. This also cocks the striker within the bolt (either on opening or closing of the bolt depending on the gun design) and engages it against the sear. Upon the bolt being pushed back forward, a new cartridge (if available) is pushed out of the magazine and into the barrel chamber, and finally the breech is closed tight by rotating the handle down so the bolt head relocks on the receiver.
Bolt-action firearms are generally repeating firearms, but some single-shot breechloaders also use bolt-action design as a breechblock mechanism. The majority of these firearms are rifles, but there are some bolt-action variants of shotguns and handguns as well. Examples of these date as far back as the early 19th century, notably in the Dreyse needle gun. From the late 19th century all the way through both World Wars, bolt-action rifles were the standard infantry service weapons for most of the world's military forces. In modern military and law enforcement, bolt-action firearms have been mostly replaced by semi-automatic and selective-fire firearms, and have remained prevalent only as sniper rifles due to the design's inherent potential for superior accuracy and precision, as well as ruggedness and reliability compared to autoloading designs.
Marlin's 17V model 17HMR. Internals polished by gunsmith.Trigger is right at 2lb pull. Bull barrel has been threaded at 1/2 x 28 and chrome capped. Will accept any accessory of this measure which is the same as most AR15 thread patterns. Entire rifle has been custom cerakoted by Acoating.com, a...
I'm looking to sell this kimber 82G rifle. Its a cool little, single shot, target rifle in .22 LR. I have the different aperture inserts for the front sight. Like my other ad says, I wouldn't be selling this rifle if I didn't need the cash for some outrageous vet bills. I have no idea the round...
Not sure what happened to the first add but I’m reposting, I have a Desert tactical arms (before they became Desert tech) SRS. 26” barrel, 338 lapua Magnum, 1 magazine, atlas bipod, Nikon fx1000 FFP in Mrad, Seekins Precision scope mount. 100 rounds included, only 20 shot so far. You do have the...
Desert tactical arms (before they became Desert tech) SRS. 26” barrel, 338 lapua Magnum, 1 magazine, atlas bipod, Nikon fx1000 FFP in Mrad, Seekins Precision scope mount. 100 rounds included, only 20 shot so far. You do have the capability of switching calibers if you buy the conversion kit...
I bought a rifle to let the girlfriend get into the shooting sport, but I didn’t do so well the first time out of the gate. I bought a Ruger 10/22 but she is a lefty and it is not ideal. Willing to buy a left handed bolt like a savage or a CZ452 or trade the 10/22 ( with cash if it’s for a CZ )
One C.W. Olson Model 98 7x64mm Bolt Action Rifle. Chambered in 7x64mm. Decent condition - scratches, scars on stock, some bluing worn off. Bore appears to be clear. The scope in the picture has been removed, as it is a very old scope - it is not in good condition and the optics have...
For sale is a Mossberg ATR 100 chambered in 30-06. Comes with a mil - mil scope with variable zoom and a bipod. Great condition, very little use(2 boxes of ammo). Call or text at 480-six48-6816 with any questions, thank you.
Remington 700 SPS Tactical .308
$700 for the Rifle
$1400 to include the Vortex Scope and Burris Swivel Bipod
Vortex Viper HS-T
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Has UTG Rail Mount
.308 5 rd Buttstock Sock
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Looking for Sig P320 M17 or Sig P320 X5
Excellent condition Marlin XL7 chambered in 30-06. Approximately 50 rounds through it. Great rifle for the price. Includes bipod and factory one piece weaver base. Adjustable trigger. Compatible with savage barrels. I am located in Tempe, AZ. Looking for 350 for the rifle.