US 11,656,040 B2
Bolt stop with a locking device for an automatic firearm, and a grip stock and receiver equipped therewith
Dennis Horst, Dornhan-Weiden (DE); Johannes Kopf, Dunningen (DE); and Michael Völkle, Oberndorf/N (DE)
Assigned to Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf (DE)
Filed by HECKLER & KOCH GmbH, Oberndorf (DE)
Filed on Jul. 5, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/504,030.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2018 005 354.8 (DE), filed on Jul. 5, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2020/0096267 A1, Mar. 26, 2020
Int. Cl. F41A 3/42 (2006.01); F41A 3/44 (2006.01); F41A 17/42 (2006.01)
CPC F41A 3/42 (2013.01) [F41A 3/44 (2013.01); F41A 17/42 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A bolt stop for an automatic firearm, the bolt stop comprising:
a bolt stop lever movable between a bolt release position and a bolt catch position; and
a locking device movable between a standby position and a locking position, the locking device in the standby position disengaged from the bolt stop lever such that the bolt stop lever is selectively enabled to move from the bolt release position to the bolt catch position and from the bolt catch position to the bolt release position, the locking device in the locking position engaged with the bolt stop lever such that the bolt stop lever is deactivated and secured in the bolt release position, the locking device including a locking element adapted to be held in place by insertion of a spring-loaded retaining element into the locking element when the locking device is in the standby position and in the locking position.