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Post by Slartybartfast 1/5/2017, 3:39 pm

Well-armed Woman Firearms Glossary
Hallowell Illustrated Firearms Dictionary
Cartridge Glossary

ACP - Automatic Colt Pistol (45 ACP or 45 Auto)
ASYM - Asym Precison Ammunition
BE - Alliant Bullseye (smokeless powder)
CSSA - Canadian Sport Shooting Association
CMP - Civilian Marksmanship Program
COAL - Cartridge OverAll Length (variation of OAL)
DEWC - Double Ended Wad Cutter (bullet shape)
DR - Distinguished Revolver (NRA match)
EIC - Excellence in Competition (CMP match)
FMJ - Full Metal Jacket (bullet type)
FP - Firing Pin
FTE - Failure to Eject
FTE - Failure to Extract
FTF - Failure to Feed
FTF - Failure to Fire
HBWC - Hollow Base Wad Cutter (bullet shape)
HPSWC - Semi Wad Cutter Hollow Point (bullet shape). See also SWCHP .
JHP - Jacketed Hollow Point (bullet shape)
JSWC - Jacketed Semi Wad Cutter (bullet shape)
LL - Long Line (50 yds)
LRN - Lead Round Nose (bullet shape)
LSWC - Lead Semi Wad Cutter (bullet shape)
NPOA - Natural Point of Aim (Where the pistol naturally aligns into the eye's line of sight.)
NMC - National Match Course  Consists of 1 SF, TF, and RF
NRA - National Rifle Association
OAL - Over All Length
P100 - President's 100
POA - Point of Aim
POI - Point of Impact
Reeves Match - NMC fired with any center fire revolver
RF - Rapid Fire Match 10 shots fired in two strings of 5 ten seconds per string
RN - Round Nose (bullet shape)
RO - Range Officer (safety officer working at range)
RO - Springfield Range Officer (models of 1911-style pistol made by Springfield Armory)
SF - Slow Fire Match  10 shots in 10 minutes
SFC - Shooting Federation of Canada / Canadian Olympic Committee Member
SFC - Sergeant First Class
SL - Short Line (25 yds)
SWC - Semi Wad Cutter (bullet shape)
SWCHP - Semi Wad Cutter Hollow Point (bullet shape). See also HPSWC.
TF - Timed Fire Match 10 shots fired in two strings of 5 twenty seconds per string
TG - Hogdons Titegroup (smokeless powder)
UCPSGA - Unofficial Camp Perry Super Grand Aggregate (defunct)
USA Shooting - National Governing Body for the sport of shooting / United States Olympic Committee
VV - Vhita Vuori (smokeless powder)
Wad Gun - Pistol with sights removed and dot/scope mounted on rail or frame. Can shoot either WC, SWC, FMJ or HP ammo. The dot/scope makes it a Wad Gun. Not the ammo.
WC - Wad Cutter (bullet shape)
WLP - Winchester Large Pistol primers
WSF - Winchester Super Field (smokeless powder)
WSL - Winchester Super Light (smokeless powder)
WST - Winchester Super Target (smokeless powder)
WWB - Winchester White Box (brand of ammo)


Reading the posts, I've found there's a few abbreviations and terms that I don't know. A list would be a great thing to have.
Respond with additions and corrections and I'll try and maintain the list above.

Maybe there's an easier way and there's an existing list I've missed somewhere.


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Post by LenV 1/5/2017, 3:56 pm

EIC  Excellence in competition.   CMP match
DR   Distinguished Revolver        NRA match
SFC  Sargent First Class             Well, that's what it means to me Smile
YMMV    your mileage may vary    disclaimer


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Post by james r chapman 1/5/2017, 3:58 pm

IMHO, in my humble opinion.


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Post by Aprilian 1/5/2017, 4:28 pm

COAL a variation of OAL Cartridge OverAll Length
FP Firing Pin
FTE Failure to Eject
FTF confusing as it can be Failure to Feed or Failure to Fire
NPOA Natural Point of Aim
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Post by SteveT 1/5/2017, 4:51 pm

Bullet Shapes
JHP Jacketed Hollow Point
JSWC Jacketed Semi Wad Cutter
LRN Lead Round Nose
LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
HPSWC or SWCHP Semi Wad Cutter Hollow Point
DEWC Double Ended Wad Cutter

Smokeless Powder
BE Alliant Bullseye
WST Winchester Super Target
WSF Winchester Super Field
WSL Winchester Super Light
TG Hogdons Titegroup
VV Vhita Vuori

Oh yeah one more UCPSGA Unofficial Camp Perry Super Grand Aggregate (defunct)


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Post by Jack H 1/5/2017, 4:54 pm

NPOA Natural Position of Alignment
Where the pistol naturally aligns into the eye's line of sight
(regardless of target)
Just to throw in some controversy.
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Post by LenV 1/5/2017, 6:44 pm

NMC  National Match Course  Consists of 1 SF, TF, and RF
SF     Slow Fire  10 shots in 10 minutes
TF      Timed Fire  10 shots fired in two strings of 5 twenty seconds per string
RF      Rapid Fire   10 shots fired in two strings of 5 ten seconds per string
Reeves Match   NMC fired with any center fire revolver
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Post by Slartybartfast 1/6/2017, 9:39 am

LenV wrote:EIC  Excellence in competition.   CMP match
DR   Distinguished Revolver        NRA match
SFC  Sargent First Class             Well, that's what it means to me Smile
YMMV    your mileage may vary    disclaimer
Added all except YMMV. Figure there's already a lot of places to look up standard internet abbreviations.

james r chapman wrote:IMHO, in my humble opinion.
hehe
Figure there's already a lot of places to look up standard internet abbreviations.

Aprilian wrote:COAL a variation of OAL Cartridge OverAll Length
FP Firing Pin
FTE Failure to Eject
FTF confusing as it can be Failure to Feed or Failure to Fire
NPOA Natural Point of Aim
Added.

SteveT wrote:Bullet Shapes
JHP Jacketed Hollow Point
JSWC Jacketed Semi Wad Cutter
LRN Lead Round Nose
LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
HPSWC or SWCHP Semi Wad Cutter Hollow Point
DEWC Double Ended Wad Cutter

Smokeless Powder
BE Alliant Bullseye
WST Winchester Super Target
WSF Winchester Super Field
WSL Winchester Super Light
TG Hogdons Titegroup
VV Vhita Vuori

Oh yeah one more UCPSGA Unofficial Camp Perry Super Grand Aggregate (defunct)
Added.

NPOA Natural Position of Alignment wrote:Where the pistol naturally aligns into the eye's line of sight
(regardless of target)
Just to throw in some controversy.
Added.

LenV wrote:NMC  National Match Course  Consists of 1 SF, TF, and RF
SF     Slow Fire  10 shots in 10 minutes
TF      Timed Fire  10 shots fired in two strings of 5 twenty seconds per string
RF      Rapid Fire   10 shots fired in two strings of 5 ten seconds per string
Reeves Match   NMC fired with any center fire revolver
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Post by Ghillieman 1/6/2017, 10:22 am

HBWC, Hollow Base Wad Cutter.
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Post by Ghillieman 1/6/2017, 10:27 am

One of my favorites from my time in the Marine Corps.

SITFU, Suck It The F... Up!

Comes in handy when shooting in the rain at Perry.
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Post by Slartybartfast 1/6/2017, 10:35 am

Ghillieman wrote:HBWC, Hollow Base Wad Cutter.
Added.
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Post by bgw45 1/6/2017, 12:33 pm

Did someone say sticky?

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Post by bdas 1/6/2017, 12:36 pm

Might be worthwhile to include links to some established firearms glossaries, to avoid having to re-create them all...
Well-armed Woman Firearms Glossary
Hallowell Illustrated Firearms Dictionary
Cartridge Glossary

As for the terms you already have... FTE can mean either failure-to-eject, or failure-to-extract.  RO means Range Officer, which is traditionally a title of someone working on a firing line, but in this forum, it usually refers to a Springfield Range Officer, which is a model of 1911-style pistol made by Springfield Armory (now an entire line of models).

As for some terms to add... SL = short line (25 yds), and LL = long line (50 yds). WLP = Winchester Large Pistol primers.  POA = point-of-aim. P100 = President's 100. WWB = Winchester White Box (brand of ammo).  ASYM = ammo manufacturer.  

If the purpose is to help newbies using this forum, it might be worth adding definitions for some terms that you see in this forum that are not necessarily abbreviations, like ball ammo, Distinguished, Leg, Leg Points, Leg Out, Master, High Master, sight alignment, sight picture, red dot, sight rail, trigger shoe, front strap, back strap, slide racker, dry firing, SCATT, Ransom Rest, 2700, Camp Perry, President's 100, Precision Pistol, PPC, headspace, short line, long line, reloads, reloading press, reloading die, crimp, seating depth, primer pocket, swaged, factory ammo, creep, overtravel, roll trigger, etc.  Also, the various targets (B-16, B-8, etc).


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Post by Slartybartfast 1/6/2017, 12:41 pm

bdas wrote:Might be worthwhile to include links to some established firearms glossaries, to avoid having to re-create them all...
Well-armed Woman Firearms Glossary
Hallowell Illustrated Firearms Dictionary
Cartridge Glossary

As for the terms you already have... FTE can mean either failure-to-eject, or failure-to-extract.  RO means Range Officer, which is traditionally a title of someone working on a firing line, but in this forum, it usually refers to a Springfield Range Officer, which is a model of 1911-style pistol made by Springfield Armory (now an entire line of models).

As for some terms to add... SL = short line (25 yds), and LL = long long (50 yds). WLP = Winchester Large Pistol primers.  POA = point-of-aim. P100 = President's 100. WWB = Winchester White Box (brand of ammo).  ASYM = ammo manufacturer.  

If the purpose is to help newbies using this forum, it might be worth adding definitions for some terms that you see in this forum that are not necessarily abbreviations, like ball ammo, Distinguished, Leg, Leg Points, Leg Out, Master, High Master, sight alignment, sight picture, red dot, sight rail, trigger shoe, front strap, back strap, slide racker, dry firing, SCATT, Ransom Rest, 2700, Camp Perry, President's 100, Precision Pistol, PPC, headspace, short line, long line, reloads, reloading press, reloading die, crimp, seating depth, primer pocket, swaged, factory ammo, etc.  Also, the various targets (B-16, B-8, etc).
Added. But need help on finding the definitions.
Almost need a Wikipedia style entry.
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Post by Aprilian 1/6/2017, 1:16 pm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullseye_(shooting_competition)
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Post by Slartybartfast 1/6/2017, 1:39 pm

Aprilian wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullseye_(shooting_competition)
I actually find that entry quite bad.
The page really should be updated to point to a "NRA Precision Pistol" page with any other names pointing to there.

Then the way it is written is somewhat confusing IMO.


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Post by mpolans 1/6/2017, 1:41 pm

Probably tons of former military on here and no one notices "sergeant" spelled incorrectly?

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Post by Slartybartfast 1/6/2017, 2:46 pm

mpolans wrote:Probably tons of former military on here and no one notices "sergeant" spelled incorrectly?
Fixed
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Post by AllAces 1/6/2017, 4:11 pm

MRE
Meals Refusing to Exit
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Post by dronning 1/6/2017, 5:09 pm

AllAces wrote:MRE
Meals Refusing to Exit
Our company use to make MRE's and as I recall, there was no refusing to exit issue!

I remember them as Meals Rushing to Exit!!  Smile

- Dave


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Post by bdas 1/6/2017, 5:11 pm

Aprilian wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullseye_(shooting_competition)
Or, perhaps more relevant to this particular thread:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_firearms_terms

or
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Firearm_terminology

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Post by Slartybartfast 1/6/2017, 5:32 pm

bdas wrote:
Aprilian wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullseye_(shooting_competition)
Or, perhaps more relevant to this particular thread:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_firearms_terms

or
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Firearm_terminology

Could take the terms from the list here and add them to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_firearms_terms.

I've already heavily edited the page [url=Shooting_sports_in_Canada]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_sports_in_Canada[/url].
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Post by Skid 1/7/2017, 5:13 pm

dronning wrote:
AllAces wrote:MRE
Meals Refusing to Exit
Our company use to make MRE's and as I recall, there was no refusing to exit issue!

I remember them as Meals Rushing to Exit!!  Smile

- Dave
    That's how I remember them too.   lol!

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Post by LenV 1/9/2017, 6:21 pm

Wad Gun: Pistol with sights removed and dot/scope mounted on rail or frame. Can shoot either WC, SWC, FMJ or HP ammo. The dot/scope makes it a Wad Gun. Not the ammo.
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Post by Multiracer 4/3/2017, 9:24 pm

Jesus, ask and you shall receive.
Thanks guys, I will read up a bit on all the terminology.
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