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autoloader

autoloader

(1) Software that performs input tasks such as copying the OS and related programs into memory (RAM), which is often an instance of a virtual machine. An autoloader may also input a group of files into memory. See virtual machine and load.

(2) A mechanical device that takes an optical disc, magnetic disk or tape cartridge from a storage location and inserts it into the drive. Also called an "autochanger," it is the robotic part of a tape or disk library. See tape library, disk library, CD-ROM changer and CD-ROM server.


The REV Autoloader
Iomega's removable REV disks came in a 10-disk library, called the "REV Autoloader." (Image courtesy of Iomega Corporation.)
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40 S&W I switch to Linotype as that's what I use for all autoloading cast pistol bullets, even keeping one lead furnace dedicated to it.
Autoloading weapons are more prone to jamming than other actions, especially the reliable bolt action.
without magazine) Ruger SR-556 autoloading rifle is shipped in a padded carry case that features the Ruger logo, hook-and-loop fasteners to stabilize the rifle within the case, and internal magazine pockets.
35 Remingtons are rapid repeaters, and the three I've owned covered the variations: a Marlin 336 lever, Savage 170 pump and an original Remington Autoloading Rifle.
Granted all those autoloading cartridge cases are of small volume, so the slow-burning powders associated with magnum revolver rounds can be discounted immediately.
Specifically, one of our favorites, the Model 8 autoloading rifle.
IF YOU HANG AROUND A GUN CLUB OR INTERNET GUN FORUM FOR VERY LONG, YOU WILL HEAR SOME DIFFERING VIEWS ON WHAT CONSTITUTES RELIABILITY IN AN AUTOLOADING HANDGUN.
The same rule applies, of course, to autoloading rifles and shotguns.
A typical CD-R 5000 configuration might be a CD-R autoloading duplicator with CD-R drives for writing media, Young Minds' CD Studio for UNIX or Windows NT, and an optional CD-R printer.
Designed to take maximum advantage of today's high-resolution 4800 and higher dpi inkjet CD/DVD printers and autoloading systems, Verbatim's new Inkjet Hub-printable DVD+/-R discs feature an exceptional inkjet-printable surface that provides superior ink absorption and excellent drying properties.
A: You may want to experiment with modifying your two-hand grip when shooting your autoloading pistol.