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1. (of a cartridge) having the primer in a rim encircling the base.
2. (of a firearm) designed for the use of such cartridges.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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22 rimfire, and I carried that six-shooter everywhere and shot it every chance I got.
22 rimfire semi-automatic handguns must done properly or performance will deteriorate.
22 Winchester Magnum, the rimfire serves a lot of roles: plinker, competitor, small-game getter, and predator taker.
Then there's the rapid expansion of Ruger's bolt-action American Rimfire models.
Their Minuteman is a one-inch rimfire can, and is rated for .
Aguila "Aguila has developed plans to incrementally increase rimfire production over the next few years in parallel to our growing centerfire production.
Simple: if you haven't been paying attention when shooting, rimfire ammunition is extremely grubby to shoot.
308 Win, valued at $1,250, when they purchase 17 centerfire rifles (maximum of five Axis rifles allowed) and eight rimfire rifles.
I wear a rimfire all day while riding around the ranch on an ATV or atop a horse.
Ruger offers several rimfire chamberings in their Model 77 rimfire line.
22 RIMFIRE is now more than 150 years old, older than a lot of thick oaks.