BULLET-PUSH

The force required to shorten a cartridge by pushing on the bullet.

BULLSEYE

In target shooting, the aiming point.

BUTT

1. Handguns: Bottom part of the grip. 2. Long Guns: Rear or shoulder end of the stock.

BULLET MOLD

A split block of metal having one or more cavities into which molten lead is poured to form a bullet.

BUTT PLATE

A metal, rubber or composition covering to reinforce and protect the shoulder end of a firearm stock.

BUTT STOCK

The rear or butt end of the firearm which is normally placed against the shooter’s shoulder.

BULLET PULL

The force required to extract a bullet from the case into which it was loaded.