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23-Aug-2013

Malcolm second year in a row win, Model 07 FTR New Zealand Champs 2013

Malcolm Morrison has placed first in the New Zealand FTR champs for the second year consecutive. shooting a lightweight Barnard 07 rifle. ... read more


22-May-2013

Barnard M10 1st place at Gunslingers Tekapo ELR Event

Congratulations to Tony Stewart for coming first in the unlimited and extreme long range challenge with his Barnard Model 10 338 Lapua Magnum. Ton... read more


18-Dec-2012

Frank Diaz shoots 200-26X with Barnard Action

At a recent 600-yard High Power prone match in Florida, Frank Diaz shot an amazing 200-26X score at the Port Malabar Rifle & Pistol Club. ... read more


Barnard Model P-Chey Action


A development of the Model P action, The Model P-Chey is a conventional single shot, cylindrical forward-locking turn bolt design, available in either left or right handed configuration. Designed to handle the .408 Chey-Tac or the .505 Gibbs cartridges. available in our complete rifle build, The Barnard Model 10SS.

The bolt carries three forward locking lugs, is equipped with a Sako style extractor, a bolt face plunger type ejector can be included when an action is being ordered, and bolt face which can be supplied to accept any case rim up to 0.635".  It undergoes finish machining after hardening, and is hand lapped to suit its mating receiver.

The receiver is a 4340 chrome/moly/nickel steel solid bottom cylinder, which is through hardened to 38Rc and finish machined after surface hardening to ensure concentricity.

Supplied as standard with the Barnard Target trigger.

 Model P-CHEY

 Details

 Receiver Length  215mm  (8.464'')
 Receiver Diameter  39mm  (1.535'')
 Bolt Diameter  24.9mm  (0.980'')
 Complete Action Weight  1.548kg / 54.604oz             (with trigger 1.647kg / 58.096oz)
 Loading Port Length  102mm (4.015")
 Barrel Thread  3/16'' UNF X 16 TPI
 Bolt Face  .408 CHEY-TAC / .505 Gibbs
 Striker Tip Diameter  1.6mm  (0.062'')
 Rail Mounting

 Drilled & tapped (M4) for our full length scope rails

 Action Mounting  1/4 UNF cap screw
 Finish  Blue/Black standard

Available Accessories

Recoil Options

  The Model P-CHEY 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 (M10 x 25) recoil dowel pin in a 6061 aluminium bedding block that has been machined to provide 2 parallel points of contact on the action.