length of barrel

length of barrel

[′leŋkth əv ′bar·əl]
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Known as the Karabin NC-1944-821, they were similar to the Krag-Jorgensenkarabin M/1912 but had the forearm cut back, exposing a short length of barrel with bayonet bar and front sight guards.
That's a considerable difference when hunting from a tree stand or box blind where extra length of barrel often equates to extra headaches in a cramped space.
cartridges can be used, length of barrel 32 inches, length of rifle 48-1/2 inches, weight without bayonet 9 pounds.
4's most distinctive feature, apart from the traditional Lee-Enfield two-piece stock, was a short length of barrel, with front sight guards and lugs for a socket bayonet that was left exposed by a shorter forearm.
While this latter feature reduces the free-bore (the distance the bullet must travel before engaging the rifling) and has a positive effect on accuracy, the additional length of barrel inside the frame results in a truly snubnose profile.
Before you decide to buy a rifle, shoot a gun like the one you want that has the same type and length of barrel.
The ranges possible with the various lengths of Soule sights are not carved in stone either, because it all depends on both the ballistics of the cartridge and the length of barrel. In general, the longer the barrel the higher the sight staff must be to reach any given range, and vice-versa.
Virtually any sport-grade .22 handgun in existence, any type of action and any length of barrel will serve you just fine as a small game hunting tool.
They are shortened in length of butt and length of barrel and slide.