Fact or Fiction: Push-Feed Rifles Won’t Cycle Reliably Upside Down

Apr 22, 2016 | 0 comments

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For several years, controlled round feed (CRF) rifles have been the standard for hunting dangerous game, and almost every article written on the subject makes reference to the widespread belief that CRF rifles are more reliable than their push-feed (PF) counterparts.
CRF rifles like the Mauser 98 and the pre-’64 Winchester Model 70 offer full-length claw extractors that catch the base of the cartridge as it is removed from the magazine and holds the cartridge against …read more


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