buttstock

buttstock

(ˈbʌtˌstɒk)
n
the part of a gun behind the breech
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The buttstock is fully adjustable for length of pull (from 14.
The Springfield Armory SAINT AR-15 Pistol features an SB Tactical SBX-K forearm brace instead of a rifle buttstock.
When the trigger is pulled, the slide, containing the piston and bolt group and riding in slots milled into the receiver's inner walls, moves forward under power of the compressed recoil spring system inside the buttstock to push a round out of the belt and into the chamber.
One overlooked aspect of semi-autos is the tube concealed in the buttstock that contains the action-return spring.
The best part of the Affinity stocking is the Monte Carlo buttstock.
This allows the bolt assembly to recoil, ejecting the spent shell and loading a fresh round on the return stroke, which is powered by a recoil spring in the buttstock.
Fab Defense GL-SHOCK six-position, shock-absorbing buttstock with adjustable cheek
Among the more useful aids in achieving stock/rifle balance is additional weight in the buttstock.
From buttstock to bore, this rifle gets the full treatment and ends up head-and-shoulders above some of the other .
where the buttplate was larger than the end of the buttstock.
The first to be introduced was the Para Mini, which replaces the standard 465-mm barrel with a 349-mm barrel and the standard fixed stock with a sliding buttstock which reduces the weapon's length to 766 mm when the butt is retracted and 914 mm when extended.
The forestock, pistol grip, and buttstock are going to be replaced with green-coloured furniture.