The Definition of NAGR
The National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) is a gun rights advocacy group in the United States. Headed by Dudley Brown, a long-time gun rights advocate, the National Association for Gun Rights was formed
in 2000 as a grassroots, member-centric organization with a no-compromise approach to gun rights issues through an aggressive strategy.
19 Other Firearms Definitions You Need To Know
Slang for a gun or the action of carrying a gun concealed, e.g "The Bersa Thunder .380 is a fantastic gun for carrying" or "Do you carry?".
The point of a projectile.
The cross-shaped object seen in the center of a firearm scope. Its more-proper name is reticle.
The departure of a bullet or shot charge from the normal line of flight. This can be caused by wind or the unbalanced spinning of the bullet.
Abbreviation for Double Action Only. Is a type of firearm in which the firing mechanism cannot be cocked in a single-action stage. Firing always occurs as a double-action sequence where pulling the trigger both cocks and then fires the gun.
The cut-away, concave portions of the rifling inside the barrel of a firearm discharging a single projectile.In other words, the lower portion of rifling.
Slang word abreviation for Ammunition.
The detachable plate at the bottom of the cartridge magazine.
Gun Control Act of 1968.
It is a U.S. federal law that regulates the firearms industry and firearms owners. It primarily focuses on regulating interstate commerce in firearms by
generally prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except among licensed manufacturers, dealers and importers.
It also prohibits all convicted felons, drug users and the mentally ill from buying guns amd raised the age to purchase handguns from a federally licensed dealer to 21.
A hinged plate covering the bottom of a rifle magazine and extending rearward on either side of the triggerguard.
This design allows it to be more securely fastened for one more imperceptible step towards total reliability.
An inexact, non-technical term indicating a magazine holding more rounds than might be considered "average.".
A semi-automatic firearm whose breechblock and barrel are not mechanically locked together when fired.
In such case the breechblock immediately begins to separate from the barrel upon firing.
Blowback is used in comparatively low powered weapons, in which inertia of the breechblock, and cartridge wall adhesion against the chamber,
are sufficient enough to retard opening until breech gas pressures have fallen to a safe level.
The recurved top part of a semi-automatic handgun's grip at the point where it meets the slide. On long guns, the tang is the top strap used to screw the receiver to the stock.
A regular pattern of fine grooves cut into
the surface of a stock to aid in gripping a gun. Originally done for utility only,
checkering has become an art form in itself; craftsmen adorning the borders with ribbons,
fleur-de-lys, floral carving, etc. The amount of coverage, the precise regularity, and the
number of lines per inch indicate the quality of the work. Too-fine checkering, however,
defeats the purpose of the work altogether.
A firearm designed to fire a single cartridge, eject the empty case and reload the chamber each time the trigger is pulled.
It uses the energy from the fired shot to eject the empty case and feed the next round into the chamber.
An oversized, lightweight housing that allows a sub-calibre projectile to be fired in a larger-diameter bore, usually in the interest of increased velocity.
The sabot falls away from the actual projectile upon exiting the muzzle.
For example, a hunter could use his .30-30 deer rifle to shoot small game with .22 centerfire bullets.
A firearm is a portable gun (pistol or rifle), being a barreled weapon that launches one or more projectiles often driven by the action of an explosive force.
The second article in the United States Bill of Rights which states,
"A well regulated militia being necessary for a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."
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