hammer gun

hammer gun

[′ham·ər ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Gun with an outside, visible hammer.
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500 hammer gun of the 1870s normally weighed around 9 pounds and had barrels in the 28-inch range.
Shaw takes Southwell aim again with Gun Connections of Hammer Gun had considered giving up before he sprang a 100-1 surprise success at Southwell in March and he has not looked back since.
It was a true side plate hammer gun with carefully executed scroll engraving and it was by far the lightest 12 bore I have held.
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.
Today Watson Brothers, still under the guidance of Michael Louca, continue to be creative with a modern sidelock ejector, self cocking hammer gun and big bores as well as over and unders and side by sides, all made in our workshop in the city of London.
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.
Thought for the day Hammer Gun scored here in March before racking up a four-timer on the all-weather.
Hammer guns had been the order of the day in Perrins' time, but there were also a couple of hammerless side-locks (which cocked in two different ways, one on opening and one using the top lever) and a particularly intriguing false hammer gun circa 1880.
I was shooting a Briley-converted hammer gun directly from the era of this photo.