A semi-automatic pistol is a handgun where the magazine that holds the ammunition which slides into the grip of the gun. A semi-automatic pistol uses some of the energy created from firing of the gun to eject the spent cartridge and load a fresh one. Semi-automatic pistols have the benefit of magazines that can hold a larger number of rounds. They also typically have an easier trigger pull, have the ability to shoot multiple rounds very quickly and are slimmer and more compact in shape.
To best understand how a gun works, let's take a look at the two types of handguns separately. They each work differently and each have advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will look at the Revolver. If you haven't already, check out Parts Of a Revolver here to get…
Pistol tips to help beginning handgun shooters acquire the confidence they need to handle their firearm. This video reviews most of the basic elements found on today's pistol with Gunsite Range Master Il Ling New.
Single Action, Double Action. Double Action, Single Action. Double Action Only. Single Action Only. Multiple Strike....... I try and break down the multiple types of handgun actions in the simplest terms.