Automatic rifle converted for non-military use

  • US 7,676,974 B2
  • Filed: 05/30/2006
  • Issued: 03/16/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/09/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. In an automatic rifle which has been modified for non-military purposes by removing one of two striker catches, a release lever and one arm of a trigger mechanism feather, leaving a trigger connected to an interruptor which moves forwardly in a direction of fire and vertically, and in its rear upward position engages a striker catch, a bolt carrier including a lower downwardly extending bridge, which during its rearward movement within the receiver of the rifle is adapted to engage and depress the interruptor, the improvement comprising:

  • an additional depressing element arranged to engage and depress the interruptor over at least that distance of the bolt carrier rearward movement beginning with when the bridge makes contact with the interruptor, to the remainder of said bolt carrier rearward movement wherein said additional depressing element is a plate attached to the bolt carrier and extends downwardly from its lower side.

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