Utah Hunter Safety Course

 

How a Centerfire Cartridge is Fired

Rifle boresInside of a firearm's barrel. have landsThe ridges between grooves inside a rifled barrel. and groovesThe spiral cuts in a rifle's bore. that spiral down the entire length of the barrel, giving the bullet or projectileMaterial that is fired from a firearm or bow. Can be a bullet, slug, shot or arrow. a spin, which stabilizes it as it travels down the barrel. It works much the way that a football spirals when thrown by a quarterback.


 
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