rim-fire

rim-fire

adj
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a cartridge) having the primer in the rim of the base
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a firearm) adapted for such cartridges
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Lipfire is a unique development of the rim-fire cartridge.
22 rim-fire rounds I so often see laying on the ground at our local range.
22 rim-fire cartridges and had a barrel less than 60.
58 Roberts--the Roberts rifles sold to Brazil were chambered for this little-known cartridge that used a rim-fire, copper case 1.
8220;Sellier and Bellot deals with the research, development and sale of ammunition products which include shotshells, rifle cartridges, pistol and revolver cartridges, rim-fire cartridges, army and ammunition,” said Harry Arnon, President of Hernon Manufacturing.
Savage Sports operates three divisions: Savage Arms makes center-fire rifles; Save (Canada) makes rim-fire rifles; and Savage Range Systems/PortaTarget makes shooting ranges, target systems and shoot houses.
G&A TV" exclusive: Our experts venture to Europe in search of some of the finest rim-fire ammo available and visit the Eley factory where tiny groups with small-caliber bullets are top priority.
Robert Victor Clelland, aged 52, of Watersmeet Road, Stoke Heath, Coventry, possession of a 9mm Rim-Fire (garden gun) without a firearms certificate and two charges of possession of a shotgun without a firearms certificate, fined pounds 225 and ordered to forfeit the shotguns and rifle.
This will allow those who do not have a centre-fire or rim-fire rifle to take part using an air rifle, removing the need for competitors to possess a firearms certificate.
22 rifles of some makes and models occasionally break firing pins that jam the front section into the bolt face, thus leaving its point to protrude sufficiently to indent and fire a rim-fire cartridge before the bolt can fully close and chamber the round.
Now Winchester, which historically has had more than its fair share of cartridge introductions over the years, is introducing a new rimfire cartridge that shatters velocity and energy figures in the rim-fire category.