An electronic device to measure stress and strain in mechanical devices.
That part of a swivel which is in the form of an elongated loop and to which a sling or carrying strap is passed through or otherwise attached.
A screw which bears against a leaf spring and by its movement in or out will change the tension of the spring.
A metallic loop to which the sling is attached.
A spring-driven rod-like firing pin, or a separate component which impacts the firing pin, which travels in a linear path to strike the primer.
The velocity of a projectile at the point of impact.
To disassemble a firearm in order to clean, repair or transport it. “Field stripping” is simple disassembling for cleaning; “detail stripping” is a complete disassembly of the firearm into it’s components.
A receiver or frame of a firearm from which all parts have been removed.
1. The act of disassembling a firearm. 2. The act of transferring cartridges from a loading (“stripper”) clip to the magazine. 3. Failure of a bullet to engage the rifling properly.
The angle at which the buttplate or recoil pad slopes in relation to the bore axis. For method of measuring, see Stock Dimensions.