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Firearms War Conflict Famine Pestilence these are the four horsemen of Apocalypse as the people in the mid-ages imagined them They stormed through countries and cities leaving thousands dead injured frightened or crying behind The first two the most merciful ones or to be more precise the fatal tools they use to make their evil deeds are the subject of my essay To be precise Im going to speak about the types of modern firearms - the ones that a single man can handle and which fire bullets very simple easy-to-use and deadly Revolvers these can be described as pistols with revolving chamber which enables you to fire several shots without reloading Revolvers were popular in the end of XIX - beginning of XX century because they are quite easy to use reliable and cheap but were soon replaced by pistols because of their limited capacity and mobility However revolvers are still used by the policemen -- large-caliber bullets they use Magnum 45 or 36 millimeter can knock out an outlaw at first shot even if fired in foot Revolvers usually hold 5 6 or 7 bullets There are 2 major types of revolvers with single and simultaneous extraction of fired shells In the first case after youre done shooting you have to take out every single shell using some sharp object to push on it from the front holes of the chamber In the second case the revolver usually opens up breaking into two pieces and you pull out every single shell or the chamber is shifted left and emptied by pushing on the special rod in the front ie Colt or Smith-Wesson Revolvers are also divided into manual and automatic ones In the manual revolver you have to draw back the firing lever each time to make a shot in automatic it moves back itself each time you pull on the trigger Pistol The main difference between revolvers and pistols it that
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