Accession Number : AD0163740

Title :   Pivotally Mounted Stock for Firearms.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Grandy,Andrew J.

Report Date : 09 NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent relates to a lightweight low recoil rifle having a stock member pivotally mounted on ear portions of a recessed pistol grip member containing means for locking the stock as a longitudinal rearward extension of a barrel supporting forepart and another folded position 180 degrees therefrom with the stock extending forwardly along the barrel in which a recessed handle portion of the stock is in a readily accessible location substantially overlying the firearm center of gravity.

Descriptors :   (*GUN COMPONENTS, *PATENTS), RIFLES, RECOIL MECHANISMS, GUN BARREL ATTACHMENTS

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE