Parts of a handgun

Semi or Revolver? – Trigger talk with John Z Sr. Firearms Training

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Articles, Firearms Training Raleigh NC, Parts of a handgun, Revolver, Semi-auto | 0 comments

Semi-automatic and Revolver: what’s the difference and which should I buy? Written by Mel Z – NRA Certified Instructor, Competition Shooter  Semi-automatic pistols  function with a slide that cycles forwards and backwards to work the action of the gun.  Ammunition is loaded into the handgun’s magazine, and the magazine is then inserted through the bottom of the grip.  To chamber a round after you insert the magazine, you must pull the slide to the rear and then release the slide to allow it to go forward.  When the slide travels forward, it pulls a round from the magazine and pushes it into the chamber.  The gun will then be ready to fire.  Once you...

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