How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle (Read 904 times)

aletheuo137

How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« on: November 16, 2021, 10:35:36 AM »


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oldfart

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2021, 10:42:20 AM »
I use the palm method most of the time
What, Me Worry?

macsak

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2021, 10:44:25 AM »
I use the palm method most of the time

TWSS

oldfart

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2021, 11:00:35 AM »
TWSS
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I was watching the clock to see how long you would take to post that.
2 minutes and 5 seconds.
That's gotta be a record.
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macsak

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2021, 11:36:42 AM »
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I was watching the clock to see how long you would take to post that.
2 minutes and 5 seconds.
That's gotta be a record.


that's also what she said...

changemyoil66

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2021, 11:41:07 AM »
that's also what she said...

NNN is getting to Mac. It's only the 16th.

oldfart

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2021, 01:15:40 PM »
that's also what she said...
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36 minutes
Not bad for a second time
What, Me Worry?

macsak

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2021, 01:22:32 PM »
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36 minutes
Not bad for a second time

that's what
oh, i see what you did there...

oldfart

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2021, 01:34:33 PM »
 :stopjack:
that's what
oh, i see what you did there...
...
Getting back to topic now.
How do YOU stroke your bolt gun?

Grab the ball?
Palm method?
Finger method?
What, Me Worry?

stangzilla

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2021, 01:38:16 PM »
I use the thumb method and catch the brass in my hand at the same time
no need brass catcher bc I use the hand catcher

DocMercy

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2021, 09:52:33 AM »
I use Stick Em (or Stick Um) to catch shells or anything else that gets ejected from a weapon. It's a mess when any of the goop reaches the trigger finger.


drck1000

Re: How to Operate a Bolt Action Rifle
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2021, 08:58:15 AM »
If shooting for load development, more precision, etc, I do the same method as Stang mentioned above.  Helps keeping my face on the gun in between shots and putting brass back into the box in an orderly fashion.

If shooting brass that I don't care about (like a .22 lr rifle) or if I wanted to shoot at a higher pace, I used the fingers on the bolt method.  Started using the Area 419 bolt knob recently on my .22 rifle and really liking it so far.  I have a larger bolt knob on my current .308 rifle and it works just fine, but I've noticed that the groove in the Area 419 bolt knob makes it easier to be consistent, particularly when trying to keep my face on the gun.