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  2. Glossary of firearms terms - Wikipedia

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    Open bolt: Open-bolt weapons have the bolt to the rear of the receiver when ready to fire. This means that when the trigger is pulled the bolt moves forward, feeds a cartridge into the chamber and fires that cartridge in one movement. Open sight: A type of iron sight that has an open notch.

  3. 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage was a shortage of civilian small arms ammunition in the United States that started in late 2008, [1] and continued through most or all of 2010, with an additional shortage beginning in December 2012 and continuing throughout 2013. The 2008 election of President Barack Obama triggered increased ...

  4. Open carry in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Sign at a Walmart entrance asking patrons not to open carry. In the United States, open carry refers to the practice of visibly carrying a firearm in public places, as distinguished from concealed carry, where firearms cannot be seen by the casual observer. To "carry" in this context indicates that the firearm is kept readily accessible on the ...

  5. FP-45 Liberator - Wikipedia

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    Muzzle velocity. 820 ft/s (250 m/s) Effective firing range. 8 yd (7.3 m) Feed system. Single-shot. The FP-45 Liberator is a handgun manufactured by the United States military during World War II for use by resistance forces in occupied territories. The Liberator was never issued to American or other Allied troops, and there are few documented ...

  6. 24-Hour Stores Near Me: 40 Places Open Right Now - AOL

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    The ice retail stores later began staying open longer hours and selling grocery goods. In 1946, the growing chain of stores came to be called 7-Eleven to mirror their operating hours: 7 a.m. to 11 ...

  7. Gun laws in Vermont - Wikipedia

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    Location of Vermont in the United States. Gun laws in Vermont regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the U.S. state of Vermont.. Vermont formerly had very few gun control laws, but in 2018, the state enacted laws requiring background checks for private sales, raising the minimum age to purchase firearms to 21 (16 if purchasing a long gun from a person who is not a ...

  8. 1. Safely store all of your firearms - AOL

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    Safely store all of your firearms. Nearly half of the households in the U.S. have at least one firearm, but only about 40% of firearm owners store all of their guns when not in use, according to ...

  9. Browning Arms Company - Wikipedia

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    Browning Arms Company (originally John Moses and Matthew Sandefur Browning Company) is an American marketer of firearms and fishing gear. The company was founded in Ogden, Utah, in 1878 by brothers John Moses Browning (1855–1926) and Matthew Sandefur Browning (1859–1923). The company offers a wide variety of firearms, including shotguns ...