Breech plug and ignition system for muzzle-loading firearm

  • US 5,651,203 A
  • Filed: 02/16/1996
  • Issued: 07/29/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/23/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A bolt for a firearm, comprising,a cylindrical-shaped member of integral one piece construction having a center axis, an outer surface and a forward end,a firing pin bore on said center axis extending to said forward end,a U-shaped slot in said member adjacent said forward end and extending radially inwardly from said outer surface towards and beyond said center axis;

  • said slot having a continuous outer perimeter comprised of substantially parallel sides connected at their inner ends by an arcuate portion, anda continuous peripheral U-shaped wall extending completely around the outer perimeter of said U-shaped slot.

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