cocking


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cocking

1. Same as cogging.
2. Tipping sideways.

cogging, cocking

The joining of two timbers which are notched, cogged, or indented.
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When thumb cocking, odds are the pistol will fire if the thumb should slip with the hammer just short of the half-cock notch (or if the notch fails to hold).
The 80 percent letoff system permits easy cocking and de-cocking and is said to control the acceleration of the bolt, which allows for faster bolt stabilization and, in turn, tighter groups.
According to police, on receiving information, the police conducted raid near Upper Chenab to arrest Joora Gang which involved in manufacturing cocking oil through bones and cholesterol of dead animals.
Coming to a judgment of misconduct but not impairment, panel chair Polly Clarke said Mrs Cocking developed a better understanding of her responsibilities and later demonstrated assertiveness in contacting a consultant during a "jump call".
I read with much interest your comments on cocking the crossbow.
So, greater swept volume is the key to greater power, and a weaker mainspring is the key to easier cocking. Why not do both?
Broad Oak's Rushworth and Cocking, from Skelmanthorpe, have been stalwart servants to their clubs and the league and will receive their awards at the annual dinner next month.
* Make sure the cocking actuator bracket lever is fully engaged so that the charger hook can't score the receiver as the lever moves back and forth.
Single-action firearms feature a hammer that requires manual cocking for the initial firing and a trigger press that demands only a few pounds of pressure.
In all of Colt's "revolving pistols," the act of manually cocking the hammer levers up a "hand" that engages a ratchet to rotate the cylinder.
The Trac Trigger Firing System allows the string and bolt to float above the rail for a quieter shot and vastly improved string life, while the Versa Draw Cocking System offers easy cocking and uncocking with just 12 pounds of effort.
The Sear Pin and Cocking Lever/Hammer pin are knurled on the left side to hold them in place when the gun is assembled.