single action


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single action

[′siŋ·gəl ′ak·shən]
(ordnance)
A method of fire in some revolvers and shoulder arms in which the hammer must be cocked by hand, in contrast to double action in which a single pull of the trigger both cocks and fires the weapon.
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Another shared the story of a fellow who was carrying a fully loaded, traditional single action as a guard on a money truck.
Their Bounty Hunter is a close copy of the 1873 Single Action Army and is offered in .
The next section of the exhibition is devoted to the Colt Single Action Army Model Revolver.
The 16,000 membership of the Single Action Shooting Society is growing at the rate of 350 to 400 per month.
What works on the new Ruger Vaquero you sold Joe Gunner will not safely transfer to the 1910 production Single Action Army he buys at a gun show next week to better authenticate his Western wardrobe for SASS role-play.
For single action fanciers and cowboy action shooters, EMF offers the Hartford Model, a blued/case-colored Single Action that looks at least 99.
Since then, the Colt Single Action Army has followed a somewhat strange path sometimes offered as a production gun and other times from the custom shop.
I am a freshman in high school, and Bill Ruger modernizes the single action.
Oni is a third-person 3D action adventure that blends hand-to-hand combat and gunplay into a single action experience.
From that day forward I had to have a Single Action Army.
The plaintiffs filed actions in December 1997 and in May 1998 which were consolidated into a single action in August 1998.
22 RF Colt Single Action Army Revolvers are quite rare and very sought after.

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