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Terms in this set (20)
Portion of the grip that is placed in the palm of the shooting hand.
Provides a path for the fired bullet
On a smith & Wesson revolver, it is the spring loaded part that holds the cylinder closed.
Attaches the cylinder to the frame so the cylinder can swing in and out of the frame opening: Colt uses the term crane; Smith & Wesson uses the term yoke (internal part)
Houses the extractor rod and contains the chambers that hold the cartridges.
Cylinder Release latch
Disengages the cylinder from the frame
Locks the Cylinder
Star-Shaped device attached to the extractor rod that fits inside the cylinder that the rounds rest on.
When depressed, it causes the extractor to push the cartridge from the cylinder.
Internal Structure that holds the part of the revolver and provides a way of gripping the firearm.
Located on the end of the barrel near the muzzle; it is designed for the swift location of the target and for bringing the firearm into alignment for accuracy.
Made of wood, plastic, or rubber; designed to allow the shooter to grip the firearm easily for control.
When the trigger is pulled, this part falls forward to activate the primer.
Pin or Firing Pin - Part of the hammer or frame that protrudes through the frame and strikes the primer. (Internal Part)
Part of the hammer used for cocking the weapon to single action mode.
Part of the revolver that turns the cylinder as the gun is cocked, thus aligning a cartridge with the hammer or firing pin. (internal part)
Located on the rear of the frame; it can be adjustable or fixed.
Part of the frame that houses the rear sight, positioned over cylinder.
Activates the revolvers operation in both single and double action.
Part of the frame that protects the trigger