Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Small Arms Survey. 2003 ‘Pacific Islands - When Nothing Else is Available.’ Small Arms Survey 2003: Development Denied, p. 35. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July
In the Solomon Islands conflict… home-made weapons were originally crude, with a sliding bolt-type door lock released under spring action.
As time passed, production became more refined with better stocks, stepped barrels, and bolts fitted with internal firing pins - very much like a traditional bolt-action rifle.