gun barrel

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Noun1.Gun barrel - a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is firedgun barrel - a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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Suddenly those close forests would bristle with rifle barrels. Ironlike brigades would ap- pear in the rear.
Then, with a sudden shivering of glass, a bristle of glistening rifle barrels broke through each window, while the curtains were torn from their hangings.
One of my somedays for several years has been to have a Ruger 10/22 .22 rifle barrel fitted to a Single-Six.
At 26, he made a 25-caliber rifle barrel that he used to win a shooting contest.
In the process of removing an ordinary rifle barrel from its action for the first time, a great deal of torque must normally be applied.
That's because it comes in a kit with two end caps--a muzzle brake for target shooting and a closed cap for hunting--and two interchangeable rear cap/thread options to be used either with the included quick-detach system for your AR-15 or screwed directly onto your threaded hunting rifle barrel. Although it's expensive, it's also the most versatile--and that could save you cash.
I assumed his gun was a conventional drilling: two shotgun barrels over a rifle barrel. Although seen little over here, the drilling is fairly common in Europe, where many shooters are limited on the number of firearms they can own, so the versatility of the drilling is useful.
Q I know in the past you have stated that it is rare that any-one ever wears out the rifling in a modern .22 rifle barrel. I want to disagree with you on that.
I nudged the hog with my rifle barrel. No response and no visible breathing.
For hundreds of years, gun users have been unable to focus on the iron sight aiming reference at the end of a rifle barrel and their target at the same time.
A metal tube that fits over the rifle barrel reduces the signature blast and eliminates the cloud of dust kicked up by the gases emitted through the barrel.--ARNEWS
That includes your fingers, a rifle barrel, and anything else accidentally stuck in the locks.