SWAGED BULLET

A bullet that has been completely formed by impacting the bullet material into a die.

STRAIGHT STOCK

1. A stock with no pistol grip also known as an English Stock. 2. A “Cast-Neutral” Stock.

SWAGED CHOKE

A shotgun barrel constriction which has been formed at or near the muzzle by the use of dies or hammers.

STRAIN GAUGE

An electronic device to measure stress and strain in mechanical devices.

SWIVEL BOW

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.

STRAIN SCREW

A screw which bears against a leaf spring and by its movement in or out will change the tension of the spring.

SWIVEL SLING

A metallic loop to which the sling is attached.

STRIKER

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.

STRIP

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.