Originally Posted by redneckclimbing
A friend of mine has an older Remington 700 Sendero, 7mm RUM, my question is this. There is a little "knob" on the bolt shroud that has a J cut into it. The rifle came with a little tool that also fits into this slot. What the heck is this thing for?
It is a safety lock . It locks the firing pin and is mainly used as a child proof device.
Unlocked, it has no effect on the rifles function.
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