cylinder stop

cylinder stop

[′sil·ən·dər ‚stäp]
(ordnance)
Device on a pistol that checks the action of the cylinder and acts as a lock to prevent it from moving.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Cylinder stop for 0.
The cylinder stop notches can be battered and worn as well as the ratchet cuts where the hand turns the cylinder.
Strengthening measures include a titanium bushing where the center pin passes through the bolt face; a titanium-nitride center pin; and four heavy-duty titanium studs to carry the trigger, hammer, rebound slide and cylinder stop.
As well, the cylinder stop is riding against the cylinder and will cause noticeable cosmetic damage to the finish--a small worry compared with an accidental discharge.
Second, the cylinder stop plunger and its tiny spring that are so easy to misplace are captive in the frame, so there're two less small parts to keep track of.
The cylinder stop or bolt might have been blocked by an accumulation of dirt or fouling.
Featuring several William Mason patents, a unique aspect is the cylinder stop notch is on the face of the cylinder, next used in the highly successful 1877 double-action revolvers.
There is a titanium bushing where the center pin passes through the bolt face: a titanium-nitride center pin; and four heavy duty titanium studs to carry the trigger, hammer, rebound slide and cylinder stop.
In the following year Smith & Wesson redesigned the cylinder stop bolts to dispense with the retaining screw in front of the triggerguard, and these "three-screw" Smith 29s (as opposed to the older four and five-screw models) were called the Model 29-2.
The cylinder stop is a piece of metal on top of the frame.
These springs have two legs and do dual duty as both trigger return spring and cylinder stop, or bolt spring.