Barnard Model PC Action

Designed for the Palma or long-range shooter. A single shot cylindrical action, a version of the model P Action with customised bolt and port configuration.

  • Right Bolt / Left Port (pictured above)
  • Left Bolt / Right Port
  • Twin Port / Right Bolt
  • Twin Port / Left Bolt

For True Right Hand & Left Hand configurations see the Model P.

The bolt carries three forward locking lugs, is equipped with a Sako style extractor and can be supplied to accept any case rim up to 0.534″(standard magnum rim). It undergoes finish machining after hardening, and is hand lapped to its mating receiver.

The receiver is of 4340 chrome/moly/nickel steel through hardened to 38Rc and finish machined after surface hardening to ensure concentricity.

Comes standard with a bolt face plunger type ejector. Non Ejector option can be included when an action is being ordered Note this option is only available with the twin port configurations.

Supplied as standard with the Barnard Target trigger.

Model PC Details

Receiver Length200mm (7.85″)
Receiver Diameter37mm (1.457″)
Bolt Diameter22mm (0.866″)
Striker Tip Diameter1.6mm (0.062″)
Lock Time1.7 milliseconds (calculated)
Loading Port Length75mm (2.95″)
Barrel Thread1 1/16″ UNF X 16TPI 16 TPI
Bolt Face.223/.308/.534 Magnum
Action Mounting1/4 UNF cap screw
Sight MountingDrilled & tapped (M4) for most sights eg CENTRAL, REDFIELD, RPA, WARNER.
Rail MountingDrilled & tapped (M4) for our full length scope rails
P Action Weight1.307kg / 46.103oz (with trigger 1.406kg / 49.595oz)
OptionalTwin ports
P “Twin Port” Action Weight1.224kg / 43.175oz (with trigger 1.322kg / 46.632oz)
FinishBlue/Black standard

Available Accessories

Recoil Options

The Model P has several options available to handle recoil:

  • a Remington type lug between receiver and barrel
  • a recoil lug fitted into a slot machined into the receiver bottom
  • use of a recoil spigot from the action (1/4″ X 28 cap screw with the head machined concentric) which fits into a steel bushed hole in a 6061 aluminium bedding block that has been machined to provide 2 parallel points of contact on the action.


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