rimfire

All Noun
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  • Conversely, no commercialized rimfire has ever been loaded above about maximum chamber pressure.
  • This was the first mass-produced German .22 rimfire rifle and soon developed an excellent match record.
  • It was the only successful rimfire cartridge introduced in the 20th Century.
  • Single gun competitions using only the rimfire pistol are common, as they provide an inexpensive entry into the sport.
  • While the rimfire priming method is limited due to the thin cases required, it has enjoyed a few resurgences recently.
  • It is also the best-selling lever rimfire in U.S. history.
  • Ruger rimfire pistols are some of the most popular handguns made, with over three million sold.
  • For this reason, rimfire cartridges are commonly used for target practice.
  • The company has been making bolt-action and rimfire rifles since 1980.
  • A wide variety of rimfire ammunition is available commercially, and the available ammunition varies widely both in price and performance.
  • Commercial rimfire quickloaders often have multiple tubes joined together in parallel, with a single rotating gate.
  • Copper rimfire cartridges which contained their own primer were introduced just prior to the American Civil War.
  • Furthermore, damage can occur to the chamber mouth of a rimfire firearm.
  • Good quality rimfire ammunition can be quite accurate.
  • These will often have a cylindrical section at the front rather than a hemispherical one, and are fairly common in rimfire firearms.
  • The bolt is considered large compared with most rimfire designs, paired with a large firing pin and spring assembly.
  • While many other different cartridge priming methods have been tried since the 19th century, only rimfire technology and centerfire technology survive today in significant use.
  • They were one of the first rifles to use rimfire metallic cartridges.
  • Although not practical weapons, they use pinfire ammunition because the caliber is too small for centerfire or rimfire.
  • Overall reliability of today's rimfire ammunition is extremely high, but is still considerably lower than centerfire ammunition.
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