Case (firearms)

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Case is a firearms term that, according to gun writer Matthew Boyd, is "really a vessel that holds the powder inside, a primer in its bottom, and a bullet in its mouth. It is usually made of brass. Assembled, these components constitute a cartridge."[1]

Bibliography - Further Reading


  1. Boyd, Matthew J., "Basic Firearms Terminology Defined." Guns and Shooting Online - Chuck, 2012. Accessed February 19, 2015