Gun Word of the Day: Dry Fire

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Dry Fire [drahy] [fahyuhr] – verb-ish 1. The act of going through the complete sequence of events to fire a gun, but without use of ammunition. Dry fire is a practice technique where the gun is cocked, aimed at a safe practice target and backstop, and trigger pulled. The guns striker or hammer falls on an […]

Gun Word of the Day: Pill

Gun Word Of The Day

Pill [pil] – noun 1. A small globular or rounded mass of medicinal substance, usually covered with a hard coating, that is swallowed whole. 2. Term used in place of ‘projectile’ or ‘bullet’ by some gun writers who have either written too many similar articles and run out of unique ways to express themselves, and/or aging males […]

Gun Word of the Day: Rack

Gun Word Of The Day

Rack [rak] – verb 1. To cycle the slide of a semi-automatic gun. Usually refers to the procedure of operating a handgun where complete cycling of the slide ejects an empty cartridge case (if present) from the chamber, while moving a new cartridge from the magazine into the chamber. This action basically clears the chamber […]