The left side wall of the receiver was modified in this design from that used in the Serbian model. When the action is open, cartridges can be inserted through the feedway and thrust down into the magazine tube below the barrel.
to line up the cartridge on it with the bolt for loading into the chamber. A hook at the forward end of the riser locked the next cartridge in the magazine tube, preventing it from emerging at that point. Pushing the bolt handle forward stripped the cartridge out of the riser and chambered it. The final closing movement of the bolt depressed the riser and permitted the spring in the magazine tube to force the cartridges back and press the first cartridge in line onto the riser ready for that member's fiext lifting movement.
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