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.220 Rook

Index .220 Rook

The.220 Rook, also known as the.220 Long Centrefire, is an obsolete British centerfire rifle cartridge. [1]

9 relations: Cartridge (firearms), Centerfire ammunition, Gunpowder, Henry Howard, 18th Earl of Suffolk, List of rifle cartridges, Rim (firearms), Rook rifle, William Wellington Greener, .22 Long Rifle.

Cartridge (firearms)

A cartridge is a type of firearm ammunition packaging a projectile (bullet, shots or slug), a propellant substance (usually either smokeless powder or black powder) and an ignition device (primer) within a metallic, paper or plastic case that is precisely made to fit within the barrel chamber of a breechloading gun, for the practical purpose of convenient transportation and handling during shooting.

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Centerfire ammunition

A centerfire cartridge is a cartridge with a primer located in the center of the cartridge case head.

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Gunpowder

Gunpowder, also known as black powder to distinguish it from modern smokeless powder, is the earliest known chemical explosive.

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Henry Howard, 18th Earl of Suffolk

Henry Charles Howard, 18th Earl of Suffolk, 11th Earl of Berkshire (10 September 1833 – 31 March 1898), styled Viscount Andover between 1851 and 1876, was a British peer and Liberal Party politician.

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List of rifle cartridges

List of rifle cartridges, by category, then by name.

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Rim (firearms)

A rim is an external flange that is machined, cast, molded, stamped or pressed around the bottom of a firearms cartridge.

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Rook rifle

The rook rifle, originally called the rook and rabbit rifle, is an obsolete English single-shot small calibre rifle intended for shooting small game, particularly rook shooting.

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William Wellington Greener

William Wellington Greener (1834—1921) was an innovative English gunsmith, the founder of the W. W. Greener company.

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.22 Long Rifle

The.22 Long Rifle (metric designation: 5.6×15mmR) cartridge is a long-established variety of.22 caliber rimfire ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common ammunition in the world today.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.220_Rook

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