Information and technical details on the K-80 shotgun
The K-80 ejector is retained in the slide by a small ball and spring. The ball and spring are not captive, meaning they are loose and kept in place only by the ejector itself. Removal is easy. Using the plastic head of the stock wrench like a hammer, tap the back end of the ejector […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Krieghoff K-80, ejector removal and replacement
There are nine front hanger sizes for the K-80 that allow fine tuning of the point of impact of the bottom barrel. The top barrel is braced by the rib so only the bottom barrel will move. A larger hanger size pushes it down, away from the top barrel and a smaller size allows it […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on K-80 Hanger Change
The K-80 safety slide located on the top strap has a button to prevent it moving accidentally. To move the slide forward, depress the button with the the thumb. To move it back, depress the button again. The selector can be locked “off safe” by means of a locking screw through the side of the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on K-80 safety
The K80 trigger blade is adjustable for position along a slide. There are two set screws on the underside of the trigger blade. The screw socket takes a 1.27mm wrench, 0.050″ or 1/20th inch imperial. The rearmost screw locks the blade onto the slide whilst the front screw locks the barrel selector positioned immediately in […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on K-80 Trigger and Selector
I often hear grumbles regarding my policy of not supplying action parts to other gunsmiths. There is a very simple reason for this and it has little to do with any commercial aspect. Firstly, to fully understand the K-80 mechanism and the relationship and interaction of individual components requires specific training. Without this understanding a […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
A release trigger is a trigger that fires when you let it go, not when your pull it. Sounds obvious but scary. Why on earth would anyone want such a thing. The answer is a little more complicated. Many shooters, especially Trap shooters, suffer from a flinch. For more information see my earlier post – Flinching. […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
For those who do not know, a flinch is something that happens when you try to pull the trigger. It can take two distinct forms. The first is a jerk or snatch that pulls the gun off target at the instant of firing. The second is an inability to pull the trigger and can vary […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Flinching