Bolt-action firearms require the shooter to manually control the bolt when inserting and ejecting cartridges. Bolt-action guns are more accurate because of the tight, precision fitting. This feature alone makes bolt-action a great choice for competition shooting. Let’s take a look at five popular bolt action guns.
Savage 110 Storm
The Savage 110 Storm is a 223 REM centerfire bolt-action rifle. This model features the AccuFit system. AccuFit allows the user to smoothly and efficiently adjust the comb height and length-of-pull. AccuFit, in combination with the AccuTrigger and AccuStock, allows you to adjust the trigger It has a gray synthetic stock with a detachable box magazine and the ability to mount your preferred scopes and optics.
Winchester Model 70
The model 70 is one of the oldest rifles still in production. It features an M.O.A. trigger system. This is known as one of the most accurate three-level trigger systems available to consumers. When it comes to safety, Winchesters have a very simple yet effective system. The three-point safety is easy to engage and disengage. For those who like to reuse the cases, they will appreciate the blade-type ejector which lets you eject the case into your hand. The receiver made of forged steel and features a free-floating barrel for improved accuracy. There are several different variations of the Model 70 to fit youth or adult shooters.
This model is one of the most popular .22 rifles available for both novice and experienced shooters. The heat-stabilized, glass-filled, polymer trigger housing assembly provides scratch and impact resistance. This Ruger features an easy-to-use extended magazine release. For added safety, there is a push-button, cross-bolt manual safety mechanism. A two-screw, V-block system is used to lock the cold hammer-forged barrel into place. Included in the purchase of the Ruger 10/22 is a combination scope base adapter. This adapter will accept both the Weaver-style and .22 tip-off scope mounts.
Savage Arms Axis
Savage has a reputation for reliability, accuracy, and affordability. The Axis is a bolt-action centerfire rifle that features recoil pad vents, textured grip. This model also has a carbon-steel barrel, synthetic stock, and is drilled and tapped to give the user the ability to mount the scope of his or her choice. Consumers can choose from a wide variety of chamberings including a 308, 243, 270, and many more. The color is a matte black and has a 4-round capacity with a detachable box magazine.
Tikka T3 Superlite
The Tikka T3 Superlite is manufactured to withstand the elements. This lightweight, the all-weather rifle is great for any outdoor hunting adventure. It features a stylish all-black polymer stock, blued and fluted barrel, and two-stage safety. This is known as a high-performance gun that comes with a classic low-angled grip.
The foam inserts in the interior of the rear stock reduce the stock noise. The new recoil pad technology minimizes the impact of recoil on the shooter. A widened angular ejection port makes feeding one cartridge at a time much easier than with many other rifles.
Take some time and look at bolt action guns for sale online. There are many different makes and models to fit every need and function. Both novice and experienced shooters will enjoy the smoothness and accuracy of a quality bolt-action firearm.
Bolt action guns are perfect for hunting, casual target practice, as well as competition shooting. This is a perfect style of gun for youth looking to get into competition shooting.