Glossary of Gun and Shooting terms

These are commonly used gun, ammunition, and shooting terms.  Terms Description  ACP  An abbreviation for Automatic Colt Pistol and is used with some pistol ammunition calibers, e.g. .45 ACP. Action The part of a gun that loads and fires cartridges and ejects empty cases. In handguns there are three types: single action revolvers, double action … Continue reading