center-fire

center-fire

[′sen·tər ‚fīr]
(ordnance)
Pertaining to a cartridge with primer in the center of the head, or base.
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Generally speaking, rifles chambered in the larger center-fire calibers with 44 1/2 actions have the most collector interest, but a rimfire with a 44 or 44 1/2 receiver in good shape can still bring upward of $1,200.
A You are right in that with a center-fire you don't have to worry about the firing pin hitting the chamber rim or wall.
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.
has a pair of new center-fire Western-style Rough Rider revolvers for 2006.
Emergency operation center-fire dispatch: $120 million.
Both bills define "50 caliber sniper weapon" as "a rifle capable of firing a center-fire cartridge in 50 caliber, .
The Hunters Edge is also available for Winchester and Montana rifles and Savage center-fire rifles.
A semiautomatic, center-fire rifle with the capacity to accept a detachable magazine, which has at least one of the following: a pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon; a vertical handgrip; a folding or telescoping stock; a grenade launcher or flare launcher; a flash suppressor; or a forward handgrip.
A semiautomatic, center-fire rifle with a fixed magazine that accepts more than 10 rounds.
Ruger's "P" series guns, their center-fire semiautomatics, are model-numbered for the year their design was finalized.
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