What are Basic Handgun Parts, How Gun Works ?

A handgun is a weapon generally used for security purpose. Guns are designed to discharge projectiles (bullets) depending upon the amount of speed need. Projection shot (bullet) by gun varies according to design but is usually affected by the action of gas pressure, either produced by the rapid combustion of a propellant or compressed and stored by mechanical means.
The purpose of a handgun is to kill people or animals. Below labeled image shows various handgun parts.

Handgun parts

Checkout few Animations of Gun:
working of handgun

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gun fire shot gif
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Check out the Video on How a Gun Works:-


Vinodh Reddy is an Editor-in-chief of ME Mechanical. He holds Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS-Pilani. He also writes for vrcworks.net and EduGeneral.

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