single shot


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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"It was a single shot, but it sounded like many more because of the echoes," said Sean, 39, who three hours earlier h a d b e e n c a l l e d b y police to round up whoever he could and get them behind locked doors.
There are about 14,000 competitors affiliated with the American Single Shot Association.
And make no mistake, the single shot, whether of the Ruger/Browning falling block genre, or the TCR with its tip-open action, is truly a viable sporting rifle.
Chances are you'll have such a good time you'll think seriously about adding to that all-important part of your rifle lineup--.22 single shots. Have some fun, would you?
Rifle buffs have noted for years that the major weakness of two piece single shot rifles is the lack of a stock bolt to firmly and positively secure the butt to the frame.
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No other Winchester has outdone the Single Shot for choice of chamberings, ranging from .22BB Cap up to .50-110 Express, with all of them propelled through six-groove rifling.
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Kingsman Danny Wilson was killed last Sunday with a single shot fired from a powerful weapon.
Hall fired a single shot from a distance of about six feet, striking Tyler in the lower abdomen.
The long barreled single shot works fine from a stand in the woods, but the short barreled revolver with its short, fat, ballistically inefficient bullet is at a great disadvantage in long range country.
I also have and H&R single shot shotgun (not sure of age or model) coming soon for disassembly for a refinish and a Savage Model 94 Series M that needs the same.

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