Gun Glossary

Gun Glossary

The Gun Glossary For Women is a resourse to help you navigate the new and foreign language of the gun world. Here you will find clear definitions and explanations of everything for gear to training terms.  Hopefully this resource will help to take some of the confusion out of the complex terminology of the gun world for you.  

Gun Glossary For Women Shooters: A-C

Gun Glossary D-H Gun Glossary I-P Gun Glossary Q-Z Acronyms   ACP - An abbreviation meaning: Automatic Colt Pistol. It is commonly used to designate specific calibers, particularly those which were originally designed by John Moses Browning for the Colt Firearms Company. Automatic Colt Pistol, a typ..

Gun Glossary For Women Shooters: D-H

  Gun Glossary A-C Gun Glossary I-P Gun Glossary Q-Z Acronyms   DECOCKER - On double-action semi-automatic firearms, a lever that mechanically lowers the hammer without firing the gun. DELAYED BLOWBACK - A self-loading firearm whose breechblock and barrel are not positively lock..

Gun Glossary For Women Shooters: I - P

Gun Glossary A-C Gun Glossary D-H Gun Glossary Q-Z Acronyms Let's face it - a woman trying to learn about guns in the male-driven, testosterone-filled world of guns is quite the undertaking, but having to learn an entire new language might just be too much! That's where this gun glossary of gun terms and de..

Gun Glossary For Women Shooters: Q - Z

Gun Glossary A-C Gun Glossary D-H Gun Glossary I-P  Acronyms RACKING THE SLIDE - pulling the slide back to its rearmost position, and then letting it go forward under its own spring tension. Racking the slide loads the chamber and prepares the gun to fire in a semi-automatic handgun. RAIL -&nbs..

Gun Glossary For Women - Acronyms

ACRONYMS: ACP - Automatic Colt Pistol AD - Accidental Discharge AFA - Armed Females of America AWARE - Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment BG - Bad Guy BUG - Back-up gun CAS - Cowgirl Action Shooting CCL - Concealed Carry License CCP - Concealed Carry Permit CHL - Concealed Handgun ..