cocking


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cocking

1. Same as cogging.
2. Tipping sideways.

cogging, cocking

The joining of two timbers which are notched, cogged, or indented.
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You should be able to simply re-attach your cocking mechanism and pull back farther, until you hear a distinct "click" and see that the safety has engaged.
If one isn't very careful when cocking this bow, it is easy to bend or break the leaf spring that holds the arrow into position--ask me how I know.
The panel at the two-day hearing heard that Mrs Cocking been ordered during her career to carry out three separate periods of supervised training, one of which followed the death of a baby in 2008.
I read with much interest your comments on cocking the crossbow.
So, greater swept volume is the key to greater power, and a weaker mainspring is the key to easier cocking.
Broad Oak's Rushworth and Cocking, from Skelmanthorpe, have been stalwart servants to their clubs and the league and will receive their awards at the annual dinner next month.
Make sure the cocking actuator bracket lever is fully engaged so that the charger hook can't score the receiver as the lever moves back and forth.
Single-action firearms feature a hammer that requires manual cocking for the initial firing and a trigger press that demands only a few pounds of pressure.
A cocking indicator pin shows if the bolt is cocked.
This is like the cocking of a spring, like a catapult," Gronenberg explains.
The anti-torque mounting shaft is another secret, as the device pulls more consistently than conventional methods and still ensures equal pressure to each limb during the cocking process.
Diane Elizabeth Cocking, a midwife at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, faces nine misconduct charges over her care of a mother-to-be in March 2011.