Recoil lug of a Winchester Model 70 action.
(1) Integral barrel recoil lug, and (2) front receiver ring recoil lug, of a custom rifle built by metalsmith Mark Penrod and stockmaker James Tucker on a Granite Mountain Magnum Mauser action, chambered for .416 Rigby.
Recoil Lug - A stout flange, invariably incorporated into the underside of the front receiver ring of a bolt action, and also frequently incorporated into the underside of the barrel of a heavily-recoiling rifle which, when properly bedded, transfers recoil to the stock.
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