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jmg257

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19. Traditionally a clip held 5-10 rounds of ammo by the rear rim, and are used to
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:37 PM
Jun 2016

Recharge the magazine, often internal to the weapon, including bolt action repeating rifles.

The terms have become more interchangable lately but should be 2 different devices.


Semi auto refers to the action - the way the next round is introduced into the chamber; semi autos can have a fixed magazine, which may be clip-fed.

Thank you, if its DESIGNED to kill humans efficiently it should be classified uponit7771 Jun 2016 #1
And personally I'd focus on handguns Recursion Jun 2016 #11
The problem with that suggestion is extant weapons. Lizzie Poppet Jun 2016 #2
Yup. It's a big haul Recursion Jun 2016 #4
I just have a "pick your battles" problem with such suggestions. Lizzie Poppet Jun 2016 #10
So we are supposed to sit around and let tens of millions more to be manufactured. Hoyt Jun 2016 #5
I think that's the big issue: this is something that could bend the production curve Recursion Jun 2016 #23
I know absolutely nothing about guns. auntpurl Jun 2016 #3
definitions melm00se Jun 2016 #8
Thank you very much auntpurl Jun 2016 #12
I'll do my best Recursion Jun 2016 #9
Thank you very much, that was extremely helpful auntpurl Jun 2016 #14
Can guns with detachable magazines be handguns OR rifles? melm00se Jun 2016 #15
And most are handguns for that matter Recursion Jun 2016 #21
Sorry, one more question. auntpurl Jun 2016 #16
OK, so if one were going to be extremely pedantic a "clip" is something else Recursion Jun 2016 #18
Ok, I understand now. Thank you again for clarifying. auntpurl Jun 2016 #22
Traditionally a clip held 5-10 rounds of ammo by the rear rim, and are used to jmg257 Jun 2016 #19
Thank you for the information - this is all new to me auntpurl Jun 2016 #26
Guns were banned from being taken into this club under Florida law. Kang Colby Jun 2016 #6
It is illegal for people to steal money from banks. Agnosticsherbet Jun 2016 #7
Message auto-removed Name removed Jun 2016 #13
Here we go... tallahasseedem Jun 2016 #17
It is better for 50+ people to lose all their rights and their lives Agnosticsherbet Jun 2016 #20
Seems to me the detachable magazine is the key in all this. DCBob Jun 2016 #24
Yes, exactly Recursion Jun 2016 #25
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