hammer gun

hammer gun

[′ham·ər ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Gun with an outside, visible hammer.
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Holding an 8-gauge double hammer gun, I wished so badly it could talk .
Stretching over 4,000 square metres, Fausti's facilities in Italy still produce many of Stefano Fausti's premium models, including the Hammer Gun and the Senator.
Judge David Wood, sentencing at Newcastle Crown Court yesterday, said: "You had in your possession a doublebarrelled Beretta, a single-barrelled hammer gun and a self-loading, automatic browning 22.
The rabbits also paid for my first 12-bore hammer gun which I bought from the cobbler whose workshop was right next door to our house - and that at the tender age of 13.
My single shot, 12 gauge hammer gun went over the handlebars of the American Flyer, and I was off into the foggy night after delivering my 4 a.
It weighs much less and balances better, and like my old hammer gun has taken deer and a bunch of gamebirds.
In days of yore, Savage's lovely 99EG and Remington's sleek 760 handled as fast as any hammer gun.
A hammer gun does add extra steps to the firing cycle, but it can be stored loaded indefinitely with hammers down without stressing action or magazine springs, and makes a far better bedside bump-in-the-night comforter than a Louisville Slugger.
It is nice to have a very functional and reliable SxS hammer gun that costs less than $1,000.
If the shooting is fast, a hammer gun will slow you down as you break it open, load it, close it, then cock the hammers.