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AOW

Any Other Weapon

ATF

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Ballistic Coefficient

A bullet's ability to overcome air resistance during flight.

BATFE

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

DAO

Double Action Only

FMJ

Full Metal Jacket

Form 1

Application to make and Register a Firearm. (ATF F 5320.1)

Form 4

Application For Tax Paid Transfer and Registration of Firearm. (ATF F 5320.4)

GCA

The Gun Control Act enacted October 22, 1968 by president Lyndon Johnson, is a federal law in the United States that broadly regulates the firearms industry and firearms owners. It primarily focuses on regulating interstate commerce in firearms by generally prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except among licensed manufacturers, dealers and importers.

Height Over Bore

The distance in inches the sights/optic is above the bore of the rifle

IDPA

International Defensive Pistol Association

IPSC

International Practical Shooting Confederation

JHP

Jacketed Hollow Point

JSP

Jacketed Soft Point

LSWC

Lead Semi Wad Cutter

Lumen

The amount of visible light emitted by a source. The unit of measurement for brightness of lights.

M193

Military designation for the 5.56x45 round with a 55grain bullet.

M855

Military designation for the 5.56x45 round with a 62grain steel core penetrator bullet.

MIL

Short for milliradian. A unit of measurement in certain scope reticles. One milliradian is 3.6 inches at 100 yards.

MOA

Minute Of Angle. 1 inch at 100 yards.

MRDS

Mini Red Dot Sight

NFA

National Firearms Act

PF

Power Factor. (Bullet weight * muzzle velocity)/ 1000

POA

Point Of Aim

POI

Point Of Impact

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 1455 W. Main St.
 Tipp City, OH 45371

 Tel: (937) 506-8108

 Fax: (937) 506-8132

 FFL# 4-31-XXX-XX-XX-02890

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