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single shot

[′siŋ·gəl ′shät]
(ordnance)
Semiautomatic operation of an automatic gun, in which the trigger must be pulled for each shot fired.
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Winchester's Model 1885 was the last of the great 19th-century single-shot actions.
As an avid reloader and shooter, the single-shot action is a great platform for developing custom, accurate reloads.
As I stood among all this single-shot fun, I remembered just what my new "favorite" rifle was these days.
It was a classic single-shot design, which over time was found to affect accuracy as well as zero retention.
Contract notice: High Resolution hard X-ray single-shot spectrometer (HiReX spectrometer).
US Open champion Rose had given up his single-shot lead at the previous hole, forced to take a drop after a wayward tee shot, before par on the 17th left him two shots adrift as Scott accelerated.
The single-shot, break-open action rifle or shotgun is probably the oldest and most basic in design of all current action types and probably the least common in camp simply because it limits the user to only one must-count shot.
Even today the simplicity of the tilt-up, single-shot design makes it the safest of all shotguns for a youngster.
Your shotgun was manufactured for Winchester in Ontario, Canada, as a single-shot break-open in several calibers.
22 single-shot with a 10-inch barrel and serial number 110XX marked in the interior side of the backstrap.
The margins tend to be better in multi-component molding compared with single-shot, because you are competing only with high-capability firms.
For single-shot does not mean a gun can only be fired one time and one time only

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