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An AR-15 style rifle is a lightweight semi-automatic rifle based on the Colt AR-15 design.
Benchrest shooting is a shooting sport in which very accurate and precise rifles are shot at paper targets.
A centerfire cartridge is a cartridge with a primer located in the center of the cartridge case head.
The term fire forming in firearms refers to the process of reshaping a metallic cartridge case to fit a new chamber by firing it within that chamber.
The following are terms related to firearms and ammunition topics.
List of rifle cartridges, by category, then by name.
Muzzle energy is the kinetic energy of a bullet as it is expelled from the muzzle of a firearm.
Parker Otto Ackley (May 25, 1903, Granville, New York – August 23, 1989) was an American gunsmith, barrel maker, author, columnist, and wildcat cartridge developer.
A rifle is a portable long-barrelled firearm designed for precision shooting, to be held with both hands and braced against the shoulder for stability during firing, and with a barrel that has a helical pattern of grooves ("rifling") cut into the bore walls.
A wildcat cartridge, often shortened to wildcat, is a custom cartridge for which ammunition and/or firearms are not mass-produced.
The.223 Remington (.223 Rem) is a rifle cartridge.
The 6.5mm Grendel (6.5×39mm) is an intermediate cartridge designed by Arne Brennan, Bill Alexander, and Janne Pohjoispää as a low recoil, high accuracy, 200–800 yard cartridge specifically for the AR-15.
The 6.8 mm Remington Special Purpose Cartridge (6.8 SPC, 6.8 SPC II or 6.8×43mm) is a rimless bottlenecked intermediate rifle cartridge that was developed by Remington Arms in collaboration with members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, United States Special Operations Command to possibly replace the 5.56 NATO cartridge in a Short Barreled Rifle(SBR)/Carbine.
The 6mm BR is a centerfire cartridge created for benchrest shooting.
The "6mm Optimum" is a concept popularized in 1999 by military writer Stanley C. Crist.
The 6mm PPC (Palmisano & Pindel Cartridge), or 6 PPC as it is more often called, is a centerfire rifle cartridge used almost exclusively for benchrest shooting.