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  Long gun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Long guns are at the opposite end of the firearm size spectrum from derringers and handguns, and are longer than carbines.
Shotguns are long guns, but shoot many tiny projectiles at once and have poor accuracy at all but close range, where the scattering, volume and destructiveness of the blast make up for the poor accuracy.
In historical navy usage, a long gun was the standard type of cannon mounted by a sailing vessel, called such to distinguish it from the much shorter carronades.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Long_gun   (464 words)

  
 Long gun -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A long gun is a (A portable gun) firearm with an extended (A cylindrical container that holds liquids) barrel, usually designed to be fired braced against the shoulder.
Most modern long guns fall into one of two categories, (A shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore) rifles or (Firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges) shotguns, distinguished by their design and type of projectile they fire.
Long guns are at the opposite end of the firearm size spectrum from (A pocket pistol of large caliber with a short barrel) derringers and (A firearm that is held and fired with one hand) handguns, and are longer than (Light automatic rifle) carbines.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/L/Lo/Long_gun.htm   (257 words)

  
 Gun article - Gun weapon projectiles artillery rifles Firearm the main rifle gun - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A gun is an aimable weapon that fires projectiles at high velocity, or a device that resembles such a weapon used for other purposes (e.g., glue gun) in common usage.
The term is also used for types of artillery with long barrels that fire at a relatively flat trajectory.
The term gun is often used as a synonym to firearm, but technically only refers to smoothbore firearms and naval artillery, with rifles not being called a gun.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Gun   (177 words)

  
 Shooting Industry: Stop talking! sell! long gun & accessories: are you gassing your customers? are you asking for the ...
Long guns are wonderful for add-on sales, because of rings, mounts, slings, swivels, scopes, scope covers, lens cleaners, ammunition, carrying cases, cleaning equipment--the whole list of accessories.
There are so many long guns in the marketplace with so many calibers, so many options in finishes, so many stocks and barrels options plus so many brands, and on and on--we've tried to carry too much of everything.
In a gun-specialty store, we tend to get customers who own multiple guns, so their accessory needs are going to be different, generally, from the first-time gun buyer.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3197/is_3_49/ai_114786638   (1447 words)

  
 Easily-installed quick-release locking modular expandable long gun rack with optional adapters to hold handguns - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A long gun is slid under a permanent shackle of the second assembly, and shackled under a removable and locking shackle of the first assembly, in order to be securely, but visibly, held and retained.
For example, if a gun owner had a gun with a large stock and one with a small stock, the size of Levy's apparatus would be set by the gun with the large stock and the gun with the small stock could be slipped out of the locked rack.
Law enforcement officials recount firearm robbery attempts where, long guns being securely retained at their trigger guards, the long guns have simply be levered against this restraint, seriously damaging the guns while often, depending upon the strength of the securement mechanism, failing to even dislodge them.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5887730.html   (6119 words)

  
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Police even went door-to-door demanding that gun owners turn over their weapons, even though they had not been found guilty of committing any crime (other than that they were violating the "gun control" law), and many of the guns which were prohibited cost several hundred, or even thousands of dollars.
Further, the gun's serial number must still be readable, so as to identify that particular gun from all others of that make and model, and the ballistics characteristics of the gun cannot have changed very much from the time it was used in the crime.
Guns, which "gun control" supporters claim are "designed only to kill" were involved in about 1,400 accidental deaths in 1990, and an additional 18,800 suicides, and 13,600 murders, for a total of 33,800 firearm-related deaths.
www.rkba.org /research/rkba.faq   (15788 words)

  
 24 Pounders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The long gun possessed one great advantage: it could far outrange the carronade, and if well operated had a chance of crippling the enemy before coming to close quarters.
for these guns was six pounds and their maximum range was about one mile at maximum elevation, but due to inaccuracy at that range this was literally a "long shot." The maximum effective range of a 24-pounder was about 1200 yards.
The gun was loaded with powder, wad, shot, and a small charge of powder which was poured into the priming pan, a depression at the rear of the weapon connected by a touchhole with the main charge inside.
www.ussconstitution.navy.mil /xlongguns.html   (302 words)

  
 Thompson Long Gun Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This gun was produced by Auto-Ordnance at Bridgeport, Connecticut, and by Savage at Utica, New York.
All production guns were fed by a 20-round box magazines although those adapted prior to the M1 series could use 50-round drum magazines.
As most submachine guns, it was difficult for the average GI to control in full auto fire.
www.arizonagunrunners.com /Products/AutoOrdnance/LongGunMagazines/longgunmagazines.html   (257 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - Blood and bullets - Cops, thugs in hour-long gun battle - Sunday | March 13, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
THE BELEAGUERED community of March Pen Road in Spanish Town, St. Catherine was yesterday plunged into a state of anarchy, as a heated hour-long gun battle between lawmen and armed thugs, sent residents scurrying and cowering in fear.
As the gun battle proceeded, the lawmen found themselves overpowered and outnumbered, and were forced to call for back up.
Hours after yesterday's gun battle, residents of the area slowly ventured from the relative safety of their homes with forlorn expressions on their faces.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20050313/lead/lead1.html   (505 words)

  
 U.S. Pregrant 20040251288 - Long gun carrying system for all terrain vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A long gun carrying system for all terrain vehicles that incorporates a support structure that will mount on a rear deck or rack on an ATV and that will support a channel member to receive a soft gun case.
The soft gun case is attached to the channel member and the soft gun case may be removed with a gun inside, from the channel member.
Alternatively, the long gun is easily removed from the soft gun case, while leaving the gun case in position on the ATV.
cxp.paterra.com /uspregrant20040251288.html   (190 words)

  
 Project Babylon Supergun / PC-2 - Iraq Special Weapons
Most worrisome in Iraq's arsenal of guns developed by Gerald Bull from mid-1981 until he was assassinated on 22 March 1990, were its 300 155 millimeter howitzers, all versions of the GC-45 gun that Bull developed in the 1970's.
The gun would be able to fire 600 kg projectile to a range of 1,000 kilometers, or a 2,000 kg rocket-assisted projectile into orbit.
This 40 meter long gun was first constructed for horizontal testing in the summer of 1989, and installed at Jabal Hamrayn, ninety miles north of Baghdad, in central Iraq [Jabal Hamrin MTS 34┬░30'N 44┬░30'E].
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/iraq/other/supergun.htm   (1147 words)

  
 Rules for a Gunfight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If you can choose what to bring to a gunfight, bring a long gun and a friend with a long gun.
Someday someone may kill you with your own gun, but they should have to beat you to death with it because it is empty.
Do not attend a gun fight with a handgun, the caliber of which does not start with anything smaller then "4".
www.jimpruett.net /bring_a_gun.htm   (253 words)

  
 Welcome to my Long Gun page
The barrel is 2" ID.With the extent ion the barrel is 11ft.
This gun could also be built without using the reducer couplers or regular couplers and bushings in place of the threaded adapters to save on cost and weight.
On my first gun I used short pieces of rubber heater hose wedged in between the barrel and the inside of the air chamber to keep the barrel centered.
acoti.8m.com /longgun.htm   (652 words)

  
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The gun’s maximum height was 5.25 inches, and maximum width (at the bottom of the flared grip and across the cylinder) was 1.5 inches.
The gun’s maximum height, measured from the top of the sight to the bottom of the grip, was 5 inches, and maximum width (across the cylinder) was 1.5 inches.
When the gun is ready to fire, this pin moves forward, allowing the hammer-mounted firing pin to strike the cartridge primer.
www.gun-tests.com /performance/jun97bueno.html   (1996 words)

  
 Salon Urge | Late night at the Long Gun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Places like The Long Gun stay true to their non-Thai names and Western profits, because white skin means money -- always has -- in Thailand, even more so since 1997's economic crash.
Back at The Long Gun, I watch a balding man in his 50s with a girl on his lap and two next to him, all arms around him.
There's a smile on the woman's face around here, she laughs at everyone's jokes and at The Long Gun, as I watch her on the balding man's lap, she doesn't even mind when his attention strays from her as the women take their places onstage.
www.salonmag.com /health/sex/urge/1999/12/21/bangkok/print.html   (1869 words)

  
 My Favorite All-Around Long Gun - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I "know" that as long as a fox is within 75 yards he is going down when I shoulder the Marlin.
Were I forced to go with only one long gun to survive on, In my neck of the woods I'd have to go with my old HandR.410 topper.
That little gun was a dream come true for me, and I enjoyed hunting with it for about six years, until enlisting in our uncle's canoe club at age 17.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=164747   (3596 words)

  
 David B. Kopel on the war against guns in Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Public safety may be the pretext for more gun laws, but, in fact, the persecution of gun owners is seen as a good in itself, with the objective of forcing people to give up their guns.
New Zealand, temperamentally and ideologically not dissimilar to Australia, repealed gun registration in 1983 at the request of the police because it was both ineffective and a waste of police time, but the gun-prohibition movement and its government allies now appear poised to impose it again.
Many government officials and their allies in the gun-prohibition lobbies believe that no one who does not work for the government has a “need” to own a gun, except, perhaps, for some farmers and a few hunters, who might be tolerated for a while longer.
www.chroniclesmagazine.org /Chronicles/October2003/1003Kopel.html   (2351 words)

  
 Long gun carry in a Jeep Wrangler - THR
Long gun carry in a Jeep Wrangler - THR
My understanding is that it's legal to carry a rifle or shotgun in one's vehicle in CO, so long as the chamber is empty.
I'd welcome any suggestions as to how to safely secure a long gun in a Jeep, especially from other Jeepers who've done what I'm considering.
www.thehighroad.org /showthread.php?t=11813   (441 words)

  
 Real Combat Online Feature Article
By long gun, I mean weapons like shotguns, rifles, and submachine guns any firearm that requires both of your hands to operate.
But, when we take a long gun into an environment like the inside of building or down a narrow ally weapon retention is very important.
With a long gun it is even more important to not lead with the muzzle because of the ease with which the weapon can be grabbed.
www.kungfuonline.com /article.php?article=99   (1223 words)

  
 lONG gUN ppc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In an effort to prepare people to use long guns in 3-Gun matches, we started letting people shoot all types of PPC events with rifles or shotguns.
It turned out to be so much fun that some people come back every month whether they shoot 3-gun or not.
Come out during regular PPC and Cobb will set you up with your long gun.
chabotgunclub.com /Long%20Gun%20PPC.htm   (110 words)

  
 Richmond Hotshot's
The club is operated under the Richmond Rod and Gun Club.
The Richmond Hotshots in Richmond CA, will be hosting the last of our 3 long gun only matches for 2005 on Sunday, September 25th.
Long Gun equals 3 gun without the pistol, but with all the fun.
richmondhotshots.com   (315 words)

  
 BLACKHAWK LONG GUN DRAG BAG
The BlackHawk Long Gun Drag Bag is made of 1000 denier Nytaneon® nylon.
The case is fully padded with closed cell foam an extra heavy duty YKK zipper with dual sliders.
When traveling on commercial aircraft, the BlackHawk Long Gun Drag Bag will fit inside many hard cases available on the market.
www.tacticalproshop.com /bllogundrbag.html   (262 words)

  
 Salon Health & Body | Late night at the Long Gun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A horrible rendition of "Born to Be Wild" plays on the stereo system in an air-conditioned bar called The Long Gun.
But right now, at midnight on a Thursday at The Long Gun, there's only one woman on stage.
Lots of the sex bars lack the acrobatics found at The Long Gun.
www.salon.com /health/sex/urge/1999/12/21/bangkok/index.html   (884 words)

  
 Blackhawk Gun Cases, Rifle Cases, Shotgun Cases Pistol Cases Shooter Mats and Sniper Drag Bags. We carry the full line ...
Blackhawk Gun Cases, Rifle Cases, Shotgun Cases Pistol Cases Shooter Mats and Sniper Drag Bags.
During the middle of a stalk is not the time or place to find out your equipment isn't up to the challenge.
gun accessories are made of nytaneon nylon and built to last a lifetime "guaranteed".
www.elitetacticalsources.com /Blackhawk_Gun_Cases_and_Weapons_Cases.htm   (1617 words)

  
 Shooting Industry : The long gun review. (rifle and shotgun manufacturers) @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Start / S / Shooting Industry / October 01, 1992 / The long gun review.
"Where can I get a gun like this?" and "Who makes a gun like that?" are just a couple of the questions that'll soon bombard gun dealers.
The following review of available long guns is intended to help dealers quickly locate the general categories of sporting arms and better serve their customers in our industry, where good service is becoming so important.
static.highbeam.com /s/shootingindustry/october011992/thelonggunreviewrifleandshotgunmanufacturers/index.html   (180 words)

  
 Duncan Long's Gun and Firearms Links
Assault Weapon Ban Rifles A detailed look at the confusion and insanity of this US law, and what are and are not ''Assault Weapons'' under the Assault Weapon Ban of 1994 (which has now been sunset).
Old Town Station These folks are a wealth of information about gun values and obscure old firearms history.
The Future of Firearms: An interview with Duncan Long, Peter G. Kokalis, and other gun experts.
duncanlong.com /links/1guns.html   (671 words)

  
 Blackhawk Long Gun Sniper Drag Bag, Government Surplus, Blackhawk, Blackhawk at Sportsman's Guide
This is everything a sniper could wish for in a weapons case.
The long Gun Drag Bag is a completely self contained system for carrying your rifle and other gear in enemy op areas, and then low crawling quietly into position.
Long Gun Drag Bag will fit inside many of the hard cases available on the market.
www.sportsmansguide.com /cb/cb.asp?a=212267   (329 words)

  
 Keep and Bear Arms - Gun Owners Home Page - 2nd Amendment Supporters
Marathon USA's "Make A Call For Freedom" program assists in the fight to preserve the Second Amendment by serving as a cash generating resource for organizations on the front line of battle to preserve our right to keep and bear arms.
Remember: 15% of your long distance usage goes to the partner affiliate of your choice to support the Pro-gun movement.
Thawte.com is the leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and digital certificate solutions used by enterprises, Web sites, and consumers to conduct secure communications and transactions over the Internet and private networks.
www.keepandbeararms.com /musa   (528 words)

  
 NRA - URGENT ACTION ALERT! - LONG BEACH GUN BAN
This proposal is being advanced as part of an effort to pass the same law in other California cities, and at the state and federal level.
This proposal is the latest effort from the gun ban lobby to incrementally attack the right to choose to own a gun.
If they succeed in using this rationale to ban a hunting and target gun that has never been criminally misused, that same rationale can be used to progressively ban less powerful rifles, about which similar distortions can be made.
www.nramemberscouncils.com /longbeach/alerts/110303.shtml   (304 words)

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