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Metallic silhouette shooting

Index Metallic silhouette shooting

Metallic silhouette shooting is a group of target shooting disciplines that involves shooting at steel targets representing game animals at varying distances, seeking to knock the metal target over. [1]

47 relations: Air gun, Black Powder Cartridge Rifle, Cartridge (firearms), Field target, Game (hunting), Gunpowder, Handgun, International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union, M14 rifle, Metallic silhouette shooting, National Rifle Association, Pistol, Plinking, Revolver, Rifle, Rimfire ammunition, Shooting range, Shooting sports, Shooting sticks (weapon mount), Spanish dialects and varieties, Springfield Armory M1A, Steel target, Thompson/Center Ugalde, .22 Long Rifle, .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire, .243 Winchester, .25-20 Winchester, .260 Remington, .270 Winchester, .30 Remington, .30 TC, .30-06 Springfield, .308 Winchester, .32-20 Winchester, .35 Remington, .357 Magnum, .38-40 Winchester, .44-40 Winchester, .45 Colt, 6.5×47mm Lapua, 6.5×55mm Swedish, 6.5mm Creedmoor, 6mm BR, 6mm Remington, 7×57mm Mauser, 7mm BR Remington, 7mm-08 Remington.

Air gun

An air gun (or airgun) is any kind of gun that launches projectiles pneumatically with compressed air or other gases that are pressurized mechanically without involving any chemical reactions, in contrast to a firearm, which relies on an exothermic chemical oxidation (deflagration) of combustible propellants to generate propulsive energy.

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Black Powder Cartridge Rifle

Black Powder Cartridge Rifle (BPCR) refers to modern shooting sports which employ black powder cartridge rifles.

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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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Field target

Field target is an outdoor air gun discipline originated by the National Air Rifle and Pistol Association in the United Kingdom in 1980.

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Game (hunting)

Game or quarry is any animal hunted for sport or for food.

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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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Handgun

A handgun is a short-barreled firearm designed to be fired with only one hand.

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International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union

The International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union (IMSSU) is the international organization for metallic silhouette shooting, which was founded in 1992 in response to the fact that rules for metallic silhouette shooting started to diverge around the world.

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M14 rifle

The M14 rifle, officially the United States Rifle, 7.62 mm, M14, is an American automatic rifle that fires 7.62×51mm NATO (.308 in) ammunition.

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Metallic silhouette shooting

Metallic silhouette shooting is a group of target shooting disciplines that involves shooting at steel targets representing game animals at varying distances, seeking to knock the metal target over.

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National Rifle Association

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights.

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Pistol

A pistol is a type of handgun.

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Plinking

Plinking refers to informal target shooting done for pleasure typically at non-standard targets such as tin cans, logs, soda bottles, or any other homemade or naturally occurring target.

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Revolver

A revolver (also called a wheel gun) is a repeating handgun that has a revolving cylinder containing multiple chambers and at least one barrel for firing.

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Rifle

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.

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Rimfire ammunition

Rimfire is a method of ignition for metallic firearm cartridges as well as the cartridges themselves.

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Shooting range

A shooting range or firing range or archery range or pistol range or rifle range or shooting gallery or shooting ground is a specialized facility designed for archery or firearms practice.

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Shooting sports

Shooting sports is a collective group of competitive and recreational sporting activities involving proficiency tests of accuracy, precision and speed in using various types of ranged weapons, mainly referring to man-portable guns (firearms and airguns, in forms such as handguns, rifles and shotguns) and bows/crossbows.

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Shooting sticks (weapon mount)

Shooting sticks are portable weapon mounts used by field shooters, like hunters, snipers and metallic silhouette black-powder rifle shooters, similar to a monopod, bipod or tripod, with one, two or three legs.

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Spanish dialects and varieties

Some of the regional varieties of the Spanish language are quite divergent from one another, especially in pronunciation and vocabulary, and less so in grammar.

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Springfield Armory M1A

The Springfield Armory M1A is a civilian version of the M14 rifle designed and manufactured by Springfield Armory, Inc., beginning in 1974.

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Steel target

Steel targets are shooting targets for firearms made out of hardened (martensitic) steel, and are used in sports such as cowboy action shooting, practical/dynamic shooting and for long range shooting, as well as recreational plinking.

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Thompson/Center Ugalde

The Thompson/Center Ugalde, or TCU family of wildcat cartridges, was developed by Wes Ugalde of Fallon, Nevada, by necking up.223 Remington brass to accept larger bullets.

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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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.22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire

The.22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire, also called.22 WMR,.22 Magnum,.22 MRF, or.22 Mag, is a rimfire cartridge.

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.243 Winchester

The.243 Winchester (6×52mm) is a popular sporting rifle cartridge.

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.25-20 Winchester

The.25-20 Winchester, or WCF (Winchester center fire), was developed around 1895 for the Winchester Model 1892 lever action rifle.

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.260 Remington

The.260 Remington (also known as 6.5-08 A-Square) cartridge was introduced by Remington in 1997.

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.270 Winchester

The.270 Winchester (or 6.8×64mm) was developed by Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1923 and unveiled in 1925 as a chambering for their bolt-action Model 54.

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.30 Remington

The.30 Remington cartridge was created in 1906 by Remington Arms.

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.30 TC

The.30 Thompson Center, also known by its abbreviated name,.30 TC is the first headstamped cartridge developed for Thompson Center Arms by Hornady, an ammo maker in Nebraska.

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.30-06 Springfield

The.30-06 Springfield cartridge (pronounced "thirty-aught-six" or "thirty-oh-six"), 7.62×63mm in metric notation and called ".30 Gov't '06" by Winchester, was introduced to the United States Army in 1906 and later standardized; it remained in use until the early 1980s.

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.308 Winchester

The.308 Winchester (pronounced: "three-oh-eight") is a rimless, bottlenecked rifle cartridge and is the commercial cartridge from which the 7.62×51mm NATO round was derived.

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.32-20 Winchester

The.32-20 Winchester, also known as.32 WCF (Winchester center fire), was the first small-game lever-action cartridge that Winchester produced.

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.35 Remington

The.35 Remington is the only remaining cartridge from Remington's lineup of medium-power rimless cartridges still in commercial production.

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.357 Magnum

The.357 S&W Magnum (9×33mmR), or simply.357 Magnum, is a revolver cartridge with a.357-inch (9.07 mm) bullet diameter.

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.38-40 Winchester

The.38-40 Winchester is actually a.40 caliber cartridge shooting.401 caliber bullets.

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.44-40 Winchester

The.44-40 Winchester, also known as.44 Winchester,.44 WCF (Winchester Center Fire), and.44 Largo (in Spanish speaking countries) was introduced in 1873 by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company.

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.45 Colt

The.45 Colt cartridge, which is sometimes called.45 Long Colt,.45 LC, or 11.43×33mmR, is a handgun cartridge dating to 1872.

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6.5×47mm Lapua

6.5×47mm Lapua (or 6.5×47mm) is a rifle cartridge that was developed specifically for 300–1000 meter competition by ammunition maker Nammo Lapua and the Swiss rifle manufacturer Grünig & Elmiger AG in 2005.

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6.5×55mm Swedish

The 6.5×55mm (designated as the 6.5×55 Swedish by the SAAMI and 6,5 × 55 SE by the C.I.P.) is a first-generation smokeless powder rimless bottlenecked rifle cartridge.

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6.5mm Creedmoor

The 6.5mm Creedmoor, designated 6.5 Creedmoor by SAAMI, 6,5 Creedmoor by the C.I.P. or 6.5 CM or 6.5 CRDMR for short, is a centerfire rifle cartridge introduced by Hornady in 2007http://bulletin.accurateshooter.com/2007/11/hornady-introduces-new-65-creedmoor-cartridge/ as a modification of the.30 TC, which was based on the.308 Winchester.

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6mm BR

The 6mm BR is a centerfire cartridge created for benchrest shooting.

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6mm Remington

The 6mm Remington rifle cartridge, originally introduced in 1955 by Remington Arms Company as the.244 Remington, is based on a necked down.257 Roberts cartridge using a.24/6mm bullet.

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7×57mm Mauser

The 7×57mm cartridge, also known as the 7mm Mauser, 7×57mm Mauser, 7mm Spanish Mauser in the USA and.275 Rigby in the United Kingdom is a first-generation smokeless powder rimless bottlenecked rifle cartridge.

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7mm BR Remington

The 7mm BR Remington, commonly called the 7mm BR or the 7mm Benchrest Remington in long form, was a cartridge developed by Remington for the Remington XP-100 single-shot bolt-action handgun.

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7mm-08 Remington

The 7mm-08 Remington is a rifle cartridge that is almost a direct copy of a wildcat cartridge developed around 1958 known as the 7mm/308.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallic_silhouette_shooting

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