Issue 15 September 2020

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Inside your Purdey. Part 1.

All the corect terminology for your sidelock ejector. Part 1.

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Gunsmithing & Technical|January 2020

Gunmaking terminology differs slightly from place to place and firm to firm. This simple guide will help you to describe all the parts of your Purdey correctly, using the terms the company uses when discussing guns. Part 1. Externally visible parts.

Figure 1. External parts.

1 - Flats

2 - Slot

3 - Cross Pin

4 - Discs

5 - Disc Stop Pin

6 - Lever

7 - Heel

8 - Toe

9 - Head

10 - Hand

11- Guard

12 - Triggers

13 - Safety Slide

14 - Side Pin

15 - Plunger

18 -  Front Compressor

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Gunsmithing & Technical|January 2020

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