Browning’s bolt out of the action; center is it locked forward into the lugs and ready to fire, and bottom, opening and ready to extract a case. The bolt lever on the Browning rotates straight to the rear, camming a crosspin out of mortises in the action. Little movement is required.
Every bit as modern as the Ruger LRT or the Savage B22 is our entry from Browning — the T-Bolt straight-pull bolt rifle.
Joe Woolley is one of the Contributing Editors for Gun Tests Magazine and lives in the Houston, Texas area. He is currently a full-time firearms instructor, teaching, primarily, at
American Shooting Centers
in west Houston. He shot competitively in the
United States Practical Shooting Association
(USPSA) for 32 years achieving Master classification in three divisions. He shot an additional two years of competition in the
Precision Rifle Series
until old knees told him it was time to retire. Joe is an
Training Counselor, holding certifications to instruct in six different disciplines as well as being a Regional Counselor for the NRA’s
Refuse to be a Victim
class. He is also certified in Texas as a License To Carry instructor and has been active as an instructor for over a decade working with, literally, thousands of students over that time. He began his college career at the
University of Texas at Austin
, completing a BBA in Marketing at the
University of Houston
and having been named to the National Dean’s List.