Hinged floorplate with release inside triggerguard bow.


Removable floorplate---released by pressing a bullet tip into the hole and sliding the plate rearward from its concealed flange at the forward end.


Floorplate - A cover, usually of metal, usually hinged and latched, sometimes simply detachable, on the bottom of a bolt action rifle action which, when opened, allows the internal magazine to be emptied.


Or, on the bottom of a break-open gun, to conceal the lockwork---as on the Westley Richards "droplock" below:



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