rifle

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rifle

A firearm designed with a rifled barrel designed to be fired from the shoulder, which absorbs the recoil, with one hand supporting the gun’s weight and the other pulling the trigger.

Types
Single shot, bolt action, pump action, auto loading (”automatic rifle”).
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It makes a fine all-around hunting rifle that marries Browning's legendary reputation for quality craftsmanship with a value-driven market.
There's always a strong percentage of customers who are looking to upgrade the optics on their hunting rifle or slug gun," Keffer said.
The first question I expect you're asking is with so many great hunting rifles available, why would anyone want to bother with one of these old warhorses?
In a hunting rifle, it's all about doing the job at hand, and where the real room for improvement invariably lies is with the nut behind the bolt--once you attain an acceptable degree of accuracy, then best concentrate resources on as much range practice as possible.--Editor.
Bolt-action hunting rifles became popular after World War I.
A BOY of 16 has confessed to shooting dead his sleeping parents and 10-year-old twin brothers with a hunting rifle in Corsica.
A boy of 16 has confessed to shooting dead his sleeping parents and 10-yearold twin brothers with a hunting rifle in Corsica.
I look for ward to seeing the CND logo on a Trident warhead, the World Wildlife Fund's website address along the barrel of Prince Charles' hunting rifle, and Truelovewaits.com stitched across Jordan's knickers.
A man who was seen arguing with his wife in Gustine, California, later killed his four young children in their home with a hunting rifle before turning the gun on himself, officials said.
POLICE stormed a house in northern Italy yesterday to detain a gunman who had killed three people, including a policeman, with a hunting rifle.
Steve Paullin, meanwhile, had dashed back into the house to retrieve a hunting rifle. When Danjanic again began shooting at Mrs.
The bomb squad was called to examine the bag, which reportedly contained a broken bottle of vodka inside a novelty package shaped like an instrument case that had the words "hunting rifle" printed on it.