Concealable And Non-Concealable Weapons

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Name: Robert Paredes Comparison and Contrast Essay Concealable and Non-Concealable Weapons When it comes to guns, there are some major differences that are taken into consideration when grouping them into categories. Handguns are smaller, often called concealable weapons, while Riffles are larger, non-concealable weapons. When looking at a handgun (or pistol), it is small, can fit into your hand and some models are able to add a series of gadgets to it. There are two main types of handguns. The first is a revolver, and then you have an automatic. A revolver can hold anywhere from 5 to 6 rounds, while a semi-automatic can hold 5 to 13 rounds, automatics can hold 13 to 17 rounds. A round is one bullet and its casing. When looking at the differences between a rifle and a handgun, the first thing that you see different is the size and the barrel lengths. A handgun has a barrel length anywhere form 2-6 in. while a riffle has anywhere from 18-30 in. length. Riffles have two different categories that they are put into, bolt-action and semiautomatic. Both types of guns hold 4-8 rounds and are composed of the same material. There are only two differences between the two, bolt action has a lever that you have to pump to fire the bullet, and in a semi-automatic you just have to pull the trigger. The other difference between the two is the caliber. Caliber is the size of the actual bullet. In bolt-action the caliber can be anywhere from 22-45/70 while a semi-automatic can have 22-30/60. Name: Robert Paredes Comparison and Contrast Essay Different companies make different types of guns. There are some main makers that make a variety of different types. Colt is one of the larger companies that make revolvers and semi-automatic handguns, bolt-action and semi-automatic rifles. They also make different types of assault and military weapons. Another big company

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