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!
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.