mechanical trigger

mechanical trigger

Any stimulus (e.g., stretching of a mechanoreceptor) that upregulates gene expression in an organ (e.g., the heart, resulting in myocardial hypertrophy).
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Competitive shotgunners can be pretty snobby about using mechanical triggers. While both styles exist to prevent doubling, the main argument for a mechanical trigger is that you can still touch off the second barrel if there has been a dud round in the first.
The mechanical trigger has a direct engagement to the trigger connector, providing a reliable trigger system that does not depend on recoil of the first shot to set the trigger for the second shot.
(131) Indeed, issuance of CoCo bonds with a discretionary trigger, rather than a mechanical trigger, are more commonplace.
It consists of two coilspring powered strikers released by a mechanical trigger. The advantage of the system is an ultra-fast lock time and a crisp trigger averaging only 5.5 pounds on a Lyman electronic gauge.
I chose it because it has a mechanical trigger that doesn't require recoil to set the second shot, and because I had a set of Briley 28-gauge tubes, I used hand-loaded bismuth shot, and killed ducks, snows and blues with authority out to 30 yards.
"I said, that is a mechanical trigger, and that had to be pulled by a suicide bomber," Malik recalls.
Browning introduces the Citori 725 12-gauge, which features FireLite Mechanical Trigger, Inflex II Technology recoil pad, Invector-DS Choke System and Vector Pro lengthened forcing cones.
We brainstormed, with several options looking promising: a preset spring-driven ram that would exert consistent force just under the breaking point of the wooden samples; a mechanical trigger that could be set off from outside the heated and sealed chamber; a magnetic trigger on the outside of the stainless steel tube that would restrain the set spring until the critical point was reached within the chamber--magic ...
The crossbow's stock and mechanical trigger make it easier to shoot accurately than a longbow or recurve and with less revealing movement.
6662 penalty should generally not apply even under a mechanical trigger. As the Supreme Court has recognized, "the [tax] law is complicated, accounting treatment of various items raises problems of great complexity, and innocent errors are numerous.
They came up with a monoblock hinge for a lower profile and better balance, a new recoil pad, a mechanical trigger system, an optional adjustable stock comb, back-bored barrels, and impact ejectors.