cocking lever

cocking lever

[′käk·iŋ ‚lev·ər]
(ordnance)
A lever for drawing back or sometimes lowering the striker of an automatic firearm.
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I slid the cocking lever on the R8 into the fire position and moved down behind the Zeiss Conquest DL 3-12 X 50mm scope.
This is an underlever rifle, meaning the cocking lever is separate from the barrel that remains fixed.
When you are lubing with LSAT or GMD, give extra attention to the feed pawls, the cocking lever rails, the pivot posts on the primary drive lever and the bolt assembly.
A hidden cocking lever enhances its appearance as a fine centerfire rifle.
The SA80's magazine, firing pin, springs, cocking lever and barrel will be replaced to prevent the heavily-criticised gun jamming in extreme heat or cold.
Now the Government have decided to fit new parts to the rifle's magazine, firing pin, springs, cocking lever and barrel.
Rather than pulling back on the spur of an exposed hammer, the striker is made ready by pushing forward on the cocking lever at the tang on the small of the stock.
The highlight of the Hybrid is the Quick Access thumb cocking lever, which can be manually pressed or tied to your bow's down cable to cock the reel as you reach full draw.
The hammer is the rebounding type with a wide checkered spur for easy cocking and also drilled through the side for the attachment of a hammer extension cocking lever should one desire such an atrocity.
For some reason, the cams are breaking frequently, resulting in the bolt cocking lever flopping back and forth.
The barrel is screwed back on, and the cocking lever is pulled back engaging the trigger lever.
With its cocking lever, that little spring air rifle looked just like those wielded by cowboys in the Westerns I watched on TV.