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Barnard Model P Action

The original action produced since 1982, the basic design is unchanged, but with continuous quality improvement as production technology has developed.


Designed for the Palma or long-range shooter. A single shot cylindrical action, in right or true left handed configuration, Click here for Technical drawing.
also available as Model PC with customized bolt and port configuration .

 

The bolt carries three forward locking lugs, is equipped with a Sako style extractor and can be supplied to accept any case rim up to 0.534"(standard magnum rim).  It undergoes finish machining after hardening, and is hand lapped to its mating receiver. 

The receiver is of 4340 chrome/moly/nickel steel through hardened to 38Rc and finish machined after surface hardening to ensure concentricity.

Though not standard, a bolt face plunger type ejector can be included when an action is being ordered.  Another common option when purchasing is the have the receiver cut with Anschutz standard dove-tails.

Supplied as standard with the Barnard Target trigger.

Model P Details

Receiver Length
200mm (7.85")
Receiver Diameter
37mm (1.457")
Bolt Diameter
22mm (0.866")
P Action weight
1.307kg / 46.103oz         (with trigger 1.406kg / 49.595oz)
P "Dove Tail" Action weight 1.292kg / 45.573oz         (with trigger 1.390kg / 49.030oz)
Loading Port Length
75mm (2.95")
Barrel Thread
1 1/16" UNF X 16TPI
Bolt Face
.223/.308/.534 Magnum
Striker Tip Diameter
1.6mm (.062") standard
Lock Time
1.7 milliseconds - calculated
Sight Mounting
Drilled & tapped (M4) for most sights 
eg CENTRAL, REDFIELD, RPA, WARNER.
Rail Mounting

Drilled & Tapped (M4) for our Full Length Scope Rails

Action Mounting
1/4" UNF Cap Screws
Finish
Optional Anschutz dovetails available
Blue/Black standard.

Recoil Options

  The Model P has several options available to handle recoil;

  1. a Remington type lug between receiver and barrel
  2. a recoil lug fitted into a slot machined into the receiver bottom
  3. use of a recoil spigot from the action (1/4" X 28 cap screw with the head machined concentric) which fits into a steel bushed hole in a 6061 aluminium bedding block that has been machined to provide 2 parallel points of contact on the action.








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