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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This is in contrast to the chisel point of most rim-fire rifles.
Lipfire is a unique development of the rim-fire cartridge.
Q I have been told never to fire or attempt to fire the .22 rim-fire rounds I so often see laying on the ground at our local range.
The 32-year-old was in the dock at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court where he entered no pleas to possessing a Bruni Blank Firing replica glock, which was not chambered for .22 rim-fire cartridges and had a barrel less than 60.96cm in length, possessing a Bruni Blank Firing replica of a beretta px4 storm, which was not chambered for .22 rim-fire cartridges and had a barrel less than 60.96cm in length, and possessing 24 adapted rounds of ammunition.
“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.
Failing to check the club newsletter, I showed up to shoot at close range but there was a .22 rim-fire rifle event running at 50 yards.
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.
Semi-automatic .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.
She had only fired a .22 rim-fire prior to our relationship and I still cannot say she would be called an "avid shooter." That said, she does have her own array of firearms.