US 9,810,493 B2
Bolt releases and firearms including such bolt releases
Norbert Fluhr, Oberndorf (DE); and Daniel Kohler, Oberndorf-Boll (DE)
Assigned to Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf (DE)
Filed by HECKLER & KOCH GmbH, Oberndorf (DE)
Filed on Mar. 12, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/656,688.
Application 14/656,688 is a continuation of application No. PCT/EP2013/002910, filed on Sep. 27, 2013.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2012 019 422 (DE), filed on Oct. 2, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2016/0258696 A1, Sep. 8, 2016
Int. Cl. F41C 23/00 (2006.01); F41A 3/42 (2006.01); F41A 17/42 (2006.01); F41A 35/06 (2006.01); F41A 3/66 (2006.01)
CPC F41A 3/42 (2013.01) [F41A 3/66 (2013.01); F41A 17/42 (2013.01); F41A 35/06 (2013.01)] 23 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A bolt release for use with a firearm, comprising:
a first handle to protrude from a first side of the firearm;
a second handle to protrude from a second side of the firearm, the first and second handles being integral, the first and second handles to enable the bolt release to be operable from the first and second sides of the firearm, wherein the bolt release comprises a pivot axis adjacent the first side or the second side, the pivot axis to enable the bolt release to be pivoted between a release position and a retained position, the bolt release including a surface structured to be engaged by a spring or a spring-biased follower to bias the bolt release toward the release position.