A takedown rifle, two-barrel set by Hartmann & Weiss
The Hartmann&Weiss takedown mechanism on a Hagn-actioned single shot rifle built by Martin Hagn. Depressing the forward button raises its rear extension out of a notch in the receiver-portion's forward plate---allowing the barrel to be unscrewed.
Takedown lever on a Winchester lever-action rifle.
Winchester Takedown mechanism on a Model 1895.
Takedown - A firearm that can be separated into (at least) two subassemblies in order to make a shorter package than when put together---without tools. There is no specific requirement regarding how this disassembly must be accomplished; the mechanical design is up to the creativity of the maker. This arrangement allows for more convenient transportation of a firearm, but with rifles, where the action normally separates from the barrel, usually at a small sacrifice in accuracy.
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