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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On the negative side, with center-fire blowbacks the slide is moving fast when the frame stops its full rearward movement, accentuating recoil.
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.
The shooting started with a center-fire pistol competition at the Seattle Police Athletic Association.
I have a Remington Model 742 Woodsmaster Autoloading Center-fire Rifle, serial number 2100xx.
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.
has a pair of new center-fire Western-style Rough Rider revolvers for 2006.
This, regardless if it's fired from a center-fire or a muzzleloader.
For a variety of understandable reasons, knowledgeable shooters have long desired companion arms that look, feel, and act like a center-fire semi auto but are chambered for the .
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, .
After a brief but thorough safety instructional, ten shooters participated in the center-fire pistol competition.
I found no center-fire handgun was more accurate than a good Colt or S&W .
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