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  2. GunBroker.com - Wikipedia

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    History. Established in 1999, GunBroker.com is one of the world's largest online marketplace for firearms. [2] GunBroker.com was founded by Steven F. Urvan after eBay started restricting gun sales. [3] [4] Urvan ran the company until it was acquired by Ammo, Inc in 2021. [5]

  3. List of 5.56×45mm NATO firearms - Wikipedia

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    The table below gives a list of firearms that can fire the 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge, first developed and used in the late 1970s for the M16 rifle, which to date, is the most widely produced weapon in this caliber. [1] Not all countries that use weapons chambered in this caliber are in NATO .

  4. Stock (firearms) - Wikipedia

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    Stock (firearms) The anatomy of a gunstock on a Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle with Fajen thumbhole silhouette stock. 1) butt, 2) forend, 3) comb, 4) heel, 5) toe, 6) grip, 7) thumbhole. A gunstock or often simply stock, the back portion of which is also known as a shoulder stock, a buttstock, or simply a butt, is a part of a long gun that ...

  5. Saturday night special - Wikipedia

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    Saturday night special is a colloquial term in the United States and Canada for inexpensive, compact, small- caliber handguns made of poor quality metal. [1] Sometimes known as junk guns, some states define these guns by means of composition or material strength. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, they were commonly referred to as ...

  6. Gyrojet - Wikipedia

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    Gyrojet. The Gyrojet is a family of unique firearms developed in the 1960s named for the method of gyroscopically stabilizing its projectiles. Rather than inert bullets, Gyrojets fire small rockets called Microjets which have little recoil and do not require a heavy barrel or chamber to resist the pressure of the combustion gases.

  7. ArmaLite AR-18 - Wikipedia

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    A semi-automatic version of the AR-18 known as the AR-180 was later produced for the civilian market between 1969 and 1972. ArmaLite was never equipped to build small arms on a production basis, and the Costa Mesa AR-18 and AR-180 rifles frequently show evidence of hand-fitting.

  8. Guns & Ammo - Wikipedia

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    Guns & Ammo is a magazine dedicated to firearms, hunting, competitive shooting, reloading, and other shooting-related activities in the United States.

  9. Armscor (Philippines) - Wikipedia

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    Armscor Global Defense, Inc. is a firearms manufacturing company based in the Philippines. It is known for its inexpensive 1911-pattern pistols, revolvers, shotguns, sporting rifles, firearms parts and ammunition. Armscor, whose manufacturing facility is located in Marikina, produces about 200,000 firearms and some 420 million rounds of ...