Generally, there are three types of firearms – Pistols, Rifles and Shotguns. There are three basic parts of a modern firearm – The stock that supports the action and usually the barrel, the barrel which is a metal tube that the projectile passes through to the target and the action which loads, fires and ejects the ammunition.
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A pistol is a firearm intended for use in one hand only. It has been said that a pistol is a handgun but not all handguns are called pistols. The word handgun is often synonymous with the word pistol. Often a pistol refers to a handgun having one chamber with a built in barrel. Another example of a handgun that is a pistol is a semi-automatic handgun. Why, because it has a barrel with a built in chamber.
Parts of a Handgun
A revolver, on the other hand, are not pistols, because a revolver contains a cylinder that’s separate from the barrel and contains multiple chambers. So any firearm that is designed to be fired using one or both hands is a handgun. Weather you call your handgun a pistol or a revolver you can find all gun parts HERE!
Parts of a Revolver
A rifle is a firearm designed to be fired from the shoulder. The first rifles were designed to fired a single projectile with each squeeze of the trigger. Modern rifles are capable of firing one round with each trigger squeeze and others fire in a fully automatic mode. Most modern rifles are either bolt action, lever action or semi-automatic. What ever type of rifle you prefer just remember at some point you will have to do maintenance on it. So choose your replacement parts HERE!
Parts of a Rifle
The action of a shotgun is similar to a rifle action. Shotgun actions include Single Barrel break action, Semi-Automatic, Pump Action, Double Barrel side by side and Double Barrel over and under. Join our growing group of shotgun enthusiasts and check out our shotgun parts HERE!
Parts of a Shotgun