Allen screw

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a screw with a hexagonal hole in the head

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Turn to the butt of the gun, and a single Allen screw (through the pad on the standard stock, through the wrist on the thumbhole model) affixes the rear stock to the action.
After some rather non-telepathic debate, a flying Allen key and the sound of a slamming door, it was discovered that when the instructions had said, ``Join middle shelf supports with Allen screws 21'' they had actually meant, ``Join middle short shelf supports with Allen screws 21''.
If this doesn't do it, or if you finally strip the head of the Allen screw, try drilling out the screw.
There are three small Allen screws that work as set screws to keep the zero-stop ring in place.
By loosening an Allen screw, you can move the rear sight laterally in its dovetail.
I started with a barrel and a four-set sight on it and deliberately induced differences in Allen screw pressures.
In the top right of the frame, there's also a small Allen screw that can secure the safety in on-safe position for storage.
The anodized base pads are retained by a tensioned pin that can be locked in place with a recessed Allen screw. They come in several different lengths and colors including black, matte black, titanium gray, red, blue, titanium blue and flat dark earth.
1 Lift the handle and pry off the decorative cover to expose the Allen screw. Turn the screw counterclockwise until it's loose enough to lift the handle up from the stem.
To adjust the draw length, simply loosen one Allen screw and remove the other.
If I remove the action from the stock there is an Allen screw with a lock nut available.
The rear sight, additionally secured with an Allen screw, retains the firing pin block and its spring.
Savage has a big Allen screw on the back of its bolt that's easy enough to access.
For secure storage, a tiny Allen screw in the top right of the frame can lock the safety in on-safe position.
Also, there was no Allen screw in the bottom of the plunger hole, but there is on some guns.