With the rapidity of the introduction of new models and discontinuing of others, any book on rimfires is a snapshot in time of a field that changes rapidly. Some of the basic principles involved in cartridge performance will be described in Chapter 7. Two cartridges that were developed somewhat later were the 25 Stevens Short and 25 Stevens Long sometimes referred to as simply the 25 Stevens that were introduced around 1900. Another cartridge design consisted of a closed tube that contained the bullet and propellant with the primer being contained in a small protruding portion at the rear end of the tube. Any difference in power is more imagined than real, and there is no logical reason for the 22 Long to survive. Shown here is a No. However, there still remained the problem of where to place the primer in the cartridge and how to cause it to explode reliably so it could ignite the powder charge.
About the Author: Author James E. Pages and cover are clean and intact. The cause of the explosion is actually percussion crushing that is the result of a spring-loaded striker hammer or firing pin changing positions at the time of firing. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. No name of previous owner. H68 2005 Dewey Decimal 683. Caplock rifles of yesterday and today are relatively reliable devices.
Consequently, I have included Appendix A which gives a list of books for further study. There has been a great deal of new products and new technology in the rimfire field and I was interested in getting updated. Remington entered the competitive field of hypervelocity ammunition with two offerings. This second edition of Gun Digest Book of. The makers of some rifles having match chambers warn against using the Stinger ammunition in those rifles.
This is one reason for the substantial crimp given to 22 rimfire ammunition, the other being that a heavy crimp is necessary to give the correct pull that results in uniform velocities. House, without whose efforts this project would not have been completed in the same form or time frame. House provides thorough discussions of types of ammunition, ballistics, and firearms that will be of long-term use to rimfire shooters everywhere. All issues of the Model 1 had a hinge that connected the barrel to the top of the frame at the front end. The author's experience and skill explaining how to choose ammunition will help shooters make the right choice.
Another cartridge design consisted of a closed tube that contained the bullet and propellant with the primer being contained in a small protruding portion at the rear end of the tube. A well written explanation of all things. Another development in propellant technology resulted in a type of powder known as double-base powder. Very soon after the Stinger was introduced, Winchester began producing a type of hyper-velocity round known as the Xpediter. Ammunition has continued to evolve with several brands that were unknown not too many years ago becoming familiar names. However, studying other writings has made it clear that each author has a particular outlook and system of values that are brought to bear on the content and organization of the material. In this chapter, we will provide a brief history of rimfire ammunition and a description of some of the most significant obsolete and current rimfire cartridges.
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It became apparent that producing a single unit containing the primer, propellant, and projectile that could be loaded in one operation would be a great convenience. The original load consisted of a 40-grain bullet and a 5-grain charge of black powder. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Step-by-step photographs and clear, simple text make it easy to disassemble and reassemble a wide range of modern and vintage rimfire rifles. Obviously, it is not possible to list every sporting goods store where these products are sold.
Customer service is our top priority!. However, another 22 rimfire cartridge appeared in the 30-year interval between the introduction of the Short and the Long Rifle cartridges. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. Hardcore rimfire shooters will find technical details that reveal how they can use headspace, rim thickness, and other factors to enhance the performance of their equipment. This useful and informative reference covers all the bases when it comes to rimfire ammunition, ballistics and firearms. Of course some war stories are related, but this is a book primarily about the equipment.