re-cock

re-cock

vb (tr)
(Shooting) to cock (a gun) again
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The rear of the striker projects behind the cocking handle, so the operator can visually check if the gun is cocked, or even re-cock the gun manually.
The large, upswept thumb piece at the end of the cocking piece is very distinctive, permitting the trooper to re-cock his Krag without opening the action.
After the cartridge is fired the bolt carrier moves rearward and begins to re-cock the hammer.
Drop the hammer, remove the rear sight, re-cock the hammer and slide the breech bolt from the receiver.
The trigger system is SA, and when firing, the bolt cycles to re-cock the hammer--a very realistic touch.
I don't leave my crossbow cocked over night, and most of the time, if I'm not hunting all day, I uncock it after my morning hunt and re-cock it on my way out in the afternoon.
Should a dud round ever get into the P380's chamber, however, the shooter must rack the slide to expel the offender, chamber a good replacement, and re-cock the action--an exercise the recoil spring of this pistol makes none too easy.
You wish you could have sent more troops to the known distance range, to the All-Army Championships or the Designated Marksman's Course, but in the routine of pre-deployment, re-cock, and re-set there just wasn't enough time.
Beamhit has developed a method for modifying a Glock pistol so it can be dry-fired repeatedly without drawing back the slide to re-cock.
Sauer 38(H) hammer by pressing down on the decocking/cocking lever, pressing it downward once again will re-cock the hammer.
There is no second strike capability and if the pistol fails to fire it is necessary to work the slide to re-cock the hammer or chamber a new round.