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Cartridge refers to ammunition. More specifically, according to gun writer Matthew Boyd, a cartridge is "the combination of the bullet, case, powder, and primer in a ready to fire configuration (the way you would buy them in a box from a gun store)."[1]

Bibliography - Further ReadingEdit


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