• Titan 6 rifle


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    • Abstract: me the Titan was on the way in 2005, but. I didn’t actually see the rifle until the 2006 ... 8x68S, .300 WSM, .270. WSM, .338 Win Mag, 6.5x284, .222 Rem, .223. Rem, 5.6x50 Mag, .22-250 ...

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RWS-Rossler
Titan 6 rifle
by senior
correspondent
John Dunn
The Titan 6 Luxus is a
handsome rifle with
typical Germanic styling.
The review rifle was
fitted with an 8x Pecar
Champion scope for
testing. Here, the rifle
is set up with the .30-06
barrel. Notice how the
larger 4-shot magazine
protrudes below the belly
of the stock.
O
ne of the nice things about this and special is the fact that it’s a switch barrel the receiver. The one on the left-hand side is
gun writing business is that rifle. That has some very practical implica- emblazoned with the Titan 6 name.
every now and then something tions in an age where adding a new rifle to All surfaces have a black, anodised finish
like the RWS-Rossler Titan 6 the gun cabinet is much more complicated that nicely matches the blue/black barrels.
rifle comes along and rattles your cage. than it used to be. Even more importantly, the The barrels come without sights and are
Graeme Forbes of Forbes Wholesale told barrels can be switched without any need to 570mm long in standard calibres and 610mm
me the Titan was on the way in 2005, but change the bolt face. for Magnums.
I didn’t actually see the rifle until the 2006 With no fewer than 25 different centrefire Internally, the receiver is round - com-
SHOT Expo in Sydney. He and Dieter Schus- calibres to choose from, the Titan range offers pletely lacking any channels or grooves.
ter were showing it to all and sundry like a something for everyone. The barrels are all Bolt guidance is provided by the trigger sear
pair of proud grandfathers. top quality and are made by companies such protruding into the receiver and engaging
Distributed by RWS, the Titan 6 is made as Wilson Arms, Heym and Merkel. For a groove machined along the bottom of the
by the Rossler family at Kufstein in Austria. details of the barrels/calibres produced by the bolt. Side play is minimal and the bolt slides
It’s a thoroughly modern bolt-action rifle different makers see the table on page 57. smoothly along the full length of its travel.
with all the old-world charm of traditional The heart of any switch barrel system When the bolt is opened, the back of the
European workmanship and the attributes is obviously the receiver and the Titan 6 sear also acts as a bolt stop. To remove the
of fit and finish that limited production and receiver is very different from the norm. bolt, simply depress the trigger and pull it out.
individual attention to detail can bring to a Machined from a solid block of aircraft-grade To put it back in is a little trickier, requiring
factory product. aluminium, it has a cylindrical cross-section, the bolt to be inserted at an angle then turned
For me, what makes the Titan so different except for the integral recoil lug machined down once the locking lugs are clear of the
under the receiver ring. A longitudinal flat on sear. This allows it to engage the slot along
the bottom accommodates the trigger group, the bottom of the bolt.
tang and safety catch - all of which are screw The one-piece bolt has no protrusions.
attached to the receiver. The front locking lugs are machined into the
The receiver ring and the bridge are body of the bolt, set up in three banks of two,
the same height with some cosmetic relief set at 120 degrees to each other around the
between them. The tops of both are rounded, circumference. When the bolt is closed, these
drilled and tapped to accept Weaver-style engage corresponding shoulders in the rear
bases, which were supplied with the review of the barrel itself to provide secure lock-up.
rifle. There’s a small flat along each side of This means the receiver is under no stress at
all during the firing process - though the root
>
The trigger group and safety catch set-up.
The blued tab below the bolt notch is the of the bolt handle does turn down into a slot
bolt safety lock. in the right side of the receiver when the bolt
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3-9x50mm Matte.......................................................................$408
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Marlin .22 Stainless 7 rounds .......................................................$65
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6x42mm OC ...........................................................................$1029 Remington Long Action Centrefire Stainless 5 rounds ..............$145
4-12x40mm Silver .....................................................................$377 8x56mm OC ...........................................................................$1147
4-12x50mm Matte.....................................................................$419 Ruger .22 Magnum 9 rounds .......................................................$45
Kaps Variable Series Sako .22 Model P94S 5 rounds ....................................................$95
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6-18x44mm Matte c/w turret ...................................................$459 Sako .22 Model P94S 10 rounds ................................................$125
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2.5-10x50mm OC Illuminated ................................................$2095 Sauer Model 200/202 Magnum Action Cals 2 or 4 rounds .......$135
Swift Premier Mil Dot Series 2.5-10x56mm OC Illuminated ................................................$2095
4.5-14x44mm Mil Dot ...............................................................$428 Sportco .22 10 rounds .................................................................$60
6-18x44mm Mil Dot ..................................................................$431
3-9x50mm Mil Dot ....................................................................$408
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Tikka .177, .222 or 223 3 rounds ..............................................$135
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Australian Shooter 55
RWS-Rossler Titan 6 rifle
is closed and locked.
MTM
The bolt has a recessed face that encloses
the head of a chambered cartridge. Extraction
is via a simple hook mechanism set into the
front of one locking lug at around 11 o’clock
on the face, ejection by a plunger pin set up at
about 2 o’clock.
At the other end of the bolt, the shroud is
machined to match the angled profile of the
Quality products receiver. When the bolt is cocked, the cocking
piece protrudes from the rear of the shroud as Left side of receiver showing relieved area
for the shooting sports an obvious visual indicator.
The bolt handle is raked slightly back with
between the receiver ring and bridge. The rifle
is fitted with the small magazine which sits flush
with the belly of the stock.
a plain round knob that is easily grasped.
Bolt lift is 60 degrees, allowing the action
to be opened and cycled quickly and with a fit is a firm push fit. A slot on the left side
minimum of fuss. Lock time is given as 1.6 of the shank engages a short pin inside the
milliseconds. receiver ring to ensure each barrel indexes
The tang-mounted safety is three posi- into the same position every time without fail.
tional. When fully engaged, it locks the bolt Care must be taken to ensure the barrel is
from opening via a tab that engages a slot pushed right home before the lug is retight-
under the root of the bolt handle and blocks ened, otherwise the bolt lugs will not engage
any trigger movement. In the second or properly.
middle position, it allows the bolt to be cycled The receiver is secured in the stock by
to remove a round from the chamber while a pair of action screws:


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