A room that is maintained for the purpose of keeping guns in storage, on display, or for repair.
A commonly used term for cartridge and muzzle loading propellant.
Nitrated cellulose (either cotton linters, wood pulp or a mixture of the two) which is used for the manufacture of smokeless propellant. Chemical name – nitrocellulose.
A screw that extends from the trigger guard into and through the stock.
A form of front sight usually used on target rifles generally cylindrical in shape and arranged to accept various inserts containing either rings or posts.
The determination of the statistics of a particular group. Examples of measurements include Extreme Spread, Mean Radius, Vertical and Horizontal Extreme Spread, to name a few.
A series of consecutive shots fired at the same aiming point without changing the sight adjustments of the firearm.
The major diameter in a barrel which is the diameter of a circle circumscribed by the bottom of the grooves in a rifled barrel.
An auxiliary device on the grip of some handguns which is intended to prevent firing until depressed.
A filler piece attached to the front of the grip of a firearm.