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Common Gun Terms

An important part of owning a gun is maintaining it and being knowledgeable about how it works. The following are seven basic terms to be familiar with if you own a gun or are planning on purchasing one.

  • Gunsmith – A person who repairs or modifies firearms. Gunsmiths also inspect firearms to make sure they are safe. They are highly skilled craftsmen, who must be licensed to practice their trade. Gunsmiths may work for a gun manufacturer, gun club, or own their own shop.
  • Gun Dealer – An individual licensed to buy and sell firearms. Gun dealers must comply with all federal, state, and local laws at their stores, including enforcing any mandatory waiting periods or completing background checks at their shops.
  • Gun Club – Also known as a shooting range, a gun club is a place where gun owners can discuss their firearms, purchase shooting accessories, and practice shooting them in a safe environment.
  • Paintball Guns – Guns that use a gas, like carbon dioxide, to shoot balls of paint. Paintball guns are used in the sport of paintball. Paintball guns are usually sold in sporting goods stores, specialty shops or on the internet.
  • Rifle – A gun that is fired from the shoulder with a long barrel designed for range and accuracy. Rifles are commonly used by hunters.
  • Pistol – A gun that is held in the hand and fired. The term pistol may as be used to refer to revolvers.
  • Shotgun – A gun that is usually fired from the shoulder and is often loaded with a shell that contains small projectiles, called shot.
    American Gunsmithing Institute
    Our association is dedicated to the proper usage, education, and development of guns. Our gunsmith association aims to further the dying profession and art of gunsmiths and raise awareness.
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    National Gunsmith Association Llc
    Midway, FL 32343
    If you are a gun enthusiast or gunsmith, you can become a member of our association. The NRA has been preserving our national right to bear arms and dedicated to teaching gun safety.
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    Silverwolf Firearms
    N/A, Green Valley, AK 85614
    We are an 01 Federal Firearms Dealer (FFL). We specialize in handguns, but also carry a variety of long guns.
    (520) 625-4014
    Q's Gun & Supply
    7648 S. Chuckwagon, Saffrod, AZ 85546
    Q's can supply you with handguns, hunting rifles, tactical rifles, shotguns, optics and much more. Q's can perform custom load development and provide custom range charts for that new rifle for that once in a lifetime trophy hunt.
    (928) 965-1556
    Arizona Gun Emporium
    3682 W Orange Grove Rd Ste 128, Tucson, AZ 85741
    Contact our gun shop at (888) 994-5081 in Tucson, AZ, and we'll deliver the top-quality service you seek. Contact our gun shop at (888) 994-5081 in Tucson, AZ, and we'll deliver the top-quality servi
    (520) 297-2110
    The Second Amendment Family Gun Shop
    1326 W Highway 92 Ste 5, Bisbee, AZ 85603
    (520) 432-4000
    Trail Boss Outfitters
    124 W Fry Blvd, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-0048
    Mountain Trading Company
    108 N 7th St, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 458-9513
    Saguaro Firearms
    125 E Fry Blvd Ste 2, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 459-0707
    Omega Gun Works
    8226 E Nevada Dr, Hereford, AZ 85615
    (520) 378-5101
    High Country Guns & Ammo
    2121 N Highway 90, Huachuca City, AZ 85616
    (520) 456-0026
    Cherokee Firearms and Gunsmithing
    1962 E Headless Man Trl, Huachuca City, AZ 85616
    (520) 456-3075
    Chosin Cycles & Firearms
    2133 N Highway 90, Huachuca City, AZ 85616
    (520) 456-8859
    Benson Arsenal
    298 E 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602
    (520) 586-0606
    Arizona Saddle Blanket Co
    300 E 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602
    (520) 586-7250
    Hudson's Shooting Supplies
    13567 S Sonoita Ranch Cir, Vail, AZ 85641
    (520) 505-9639
    Omega W S
    2918 E Ginter Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706
    (520) 889-8895

    The first guns were muskets and showed up in the middle of the 17th century. Since then, the technology has changed and developed over time. A modern firearm is a sophisticated piece of equipment. Both rifles and pistols are designed and engineered to a high degree of precision. One of the key developments was standardization. Ammo is now made in a number of sizes, but each of those sizes is specific and set. Firearms are often referred to by their caliber, which refers to the size of the bullets or cartridges they fire. Guns are used for a number of purposes ranging from the military to personal protection to hunting. Hunting rifles are amongst the more common guns sold. Sub machine guns are used by military and law enforcement officials. Most guns, these days, are mass produced and sold through dealers and gun stores. Legal requirements for gun ownership vary from state to state and sometimes county to county. Dealers are commonly held responsible for ensuring that customers fulfill those requirements. However, there are still some custom guns made. The modern gunsmith likely works out of a shop or store. They make new guns or repair old ones. A gunsmith uses various tools and replacement parts, such as safety mechanisms or a new stock. Most gun parts are made of metal. Gunsmiths, even ones that do not have a shop and work only on their own weapons, are licensed. They are often required to keep guns in a safe when not working on them. Gunsmiths may also work with gun clubs and at firing ranges, offering basic repairs and advice on maintenance and cleaning. Some gunsmiths may work with non-lethal weaponry, such as paintball guns. Paintball is very popular in some areas, with numerous clubs of enthusiasts.
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