James the little side to side movement in the action prior to the bolt being closed and in to battery is absolutely normal for the Mauser Action which the Parker's have! And that is one fine action!
The Constitution is not an instrument for the Government to restrain the people. It is an instrument for the people to restrain the Government!
“Americans have the right and advantage of being armed. Unlike the people of other countries, whose leaders are afraid to trust them with arms.”
James Madison. Author of the 2nd Amendment