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Loaded by a manually operated bolt. Used of a firearm.


(of a rifle) equipped with a manually operated sliding bolt.
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BSEE hosted a public forum in August 2016 on critical offshore connector equipment failures, and also chartered an Interagency Bolt Action Team in September 2016 share the expertise, data, and experience to develop best practices on fastener safety.
This can help a "modern" bolt action with the front action screw behind the recoil lug, but had the opposite effect on his old military Mauser.
The solution to the problem of hitting moving targets, as well as multiple targets in fast succession with the scout rifle, is to abandon the bolt action and go to the modern semi-auto scout rifle, with its ability to easily hit targets beyond the capability of the bolt-action guns.
Bolt action rifles are common in the hunting world, and readily available.
Browning was holding the barrel of a bolt action rifle next to the elk--it was not a Model 8.
Armed with a mishmash of various single shots, needle, and bolt action rifles in a variety of cartridges, Russian commanders in the Russo-Turkish War still viewed the bayonet as the primary infantry weapon.
7 The newest edition to the Tuff Writer family of flashlights is the Bolt Action Mini.
22 bolt action rifle with a stock that is completely ruined.
95) is for wargamers who subscribe to the Bolt Action scenario, and provides a new supplement and new opportunities to expand player games into the armoured warfare circle.
It even has Mossberg's Lightning Bolt Action adjustable trigger system.