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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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    Dad's Guns
    N9722 Silver Lane, Trego, WI 54888
    Restoration and preservation services. Specializing in Winchester arms. I also provide appraisals of firearm and firearm related items for estates, attorneys, and insurance companies. WACA Member.
    (715) 466-5657
    Hayward Pawn and Book
    10550 N Ranch Rd, Hayward, WI 54843
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    (715) 634-1096
    User Review: "The only pawn shop in the world that doesnt take electronics! the blue haired biddy up front is a cold racist bword. Do not..."
    Rock Creek Outdoors Llc
    57098 Forest Blvd, Pine City, MN 55063
    Sales and service of new and used firearms. Transfers for online purchases. Handguns, rifles, shotguns. Any kind of gun you can imagine, we will provide service and maintenance for it.
    (651) 442-1569
    Meitzner Eric Gunsmith
    5907 E County Road A, Solon Springs, WI 54873
    (715) 378-2211
    Superior Shooters Supply
    1705 Winter St, Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 394-4982
    Northwest Outlet
    1814 Belknap St, Superior, WI 54880
    (715) 392-9839
    Prime Self-Defense
    51 Billings Dr, Superior, WI 54880
    (906) 364-5022
    Dave's Gun Shop
    15295 W County Road B, Hayward, WI 54843
    (715) 634-2081
    Kg Industries LLC
    16790 W Us Highway 63, Hayward, WI 54843
    (715) 934-3568
    Hayward Pawn and Book
    10550 N Ranch Rd, Hayward, WI 54843
    (715) 634-5282
    B J's Sport Equipment Repair
    N5010 County Line Rd, Spooner, WI 54801
    (715) 635-3901
    AAA Sports Shop
    N5765 Bear Path Ln, Spooner, WI 54801
    (715) 635-3011
    Frank's Barber Shop
    321 S River St, Spooner, WI 54801
    (715) 635-6611
    126 E 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 727-5338
    Puglisi Gun Emporium
    1336 Commonwealth Ave, Duluth, MN 55808
    (218) 626-3618

    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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