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Chart of Unsafe Firearms and Ammunition Combinations

 


 

Glossary Results

J - 9 matching terms

JACKET
The envelope enclosing the lead core of a compound bullet.

JAM
A malfunction of a firearm that prevents the action from operating; may be caused by faulty parts, ammunition, improper maintenance or improper use of the firearm.

JANKA HARDNESS, JANKA TEST
A system of rating the hardness of wood by use of a 0.444 inch diameter ball; measured in pounds required to force one half the diameter of the ball into the wood.

JEWELING
See Engine Turning.

JIG
A precise mechanical locating device used in production of component parts and/or assembly of firearms.

JOINT
A place where two or more parts come together so as to permit motion. The term is sometimes used in reference to the pivot point of a hinged action.

JOINT PIN
See Pin, Hinge.

JUG CHOKE
See Choke, Jug.

JUMP
The upward and rearward recoiling movement of a firearm when it is fired. Also, see Bullet Jump, Recoil.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abbreviations:

A-L | M-Z