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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In the APX, the rollover sear is termed by Beretta as the "cocking lever." Yes, as it turns over toward the rear it does move the already-cocked striker back just a little before it lets it go.
This in turn engages the cocking lever, rotating it up as the barrels are opened to cock the hammers.
The hammer cannot be used to cock the mechanism, only the trigger (or cocking lever as Starr called it) can.
Like the Bulldog, the cocking lever is located on the stock although the Airbow's handle is on the top and doubles as the comb.
The patent-pending Umarex under-lever RapidMag design advances the magazine when the user actuates the cocking lever one time.
On the right side of the receiver is the ejection port and cocking lever. While the gun stays open after the last shot, you can close it by simply pulling out on the cocking lever allowing it to move forward.
The firing pin, cocking lever, and driving spring are also contained in the bolt.
He was shot with a pistol round after he was seen to pull the cocking lever on his air gun and cross himself before appearing to raise the weapon towards the officers.
Police, who were immediately mobilised at the time, blockaded the area, with investigators at the scene finding a defensive grenade from which the cocking lever was missing.
Close the cover, hold the cocking lever, charge the gun to the rear and the action half-cocks the gun.
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.