automatic pistol

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Synonyms for automatic pistol

a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released

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After the Glock appeared in 1985 the shift to autopistols really took off.
Much of the reason for Japan's early successes in the autopistol field lay in a single designer: the now famous General Kiijiro Nambu.
Consider what we've talked about here, then fire your cast bullet autopistol handloads through a good gun and I'll bet the accuracy and reliability you get will equal those much more expensive jacketed bullets.
The objective was to put a 50-caliber cartridge in America's classic handgun, the 1911 autopistol.
Accuracy was exceptional for a compact centerfire autopistol.
Nehemia Sirkis has done several good autopistol designs for several manufacturers, but often he does not get the credit he deserves.
Depending on the design of the expander there will be some variations, but autopistol rounds really don't need very much to be easily loaded.
An autopistol needs at least one extra magazine, and two is better.
The X-Five is a single-action autopistol, designed to be carried cocked and locked.
An autopistol should have at least two magazines, and I'm happier with three or more.
In the beginning the 1911 autopistol had a 5" barrel and slide of corresponding length on a steel frame.
Fosbery turned his inventive mind towards a design combining the virtues of revolver and autopistol.
I do the same thing with slide travel on autopistols and cylinder rotation in revolvers, listening while slowly cycling the action and feeling variations in friction and tension.
The article by John Taffin on cowboy guns is a breath of fresh air in a quagmire of gun magazines foaming with autopistols ("Clear The Smoke
Often I shoot autopistols up close to a vertical support on the right, to see if brass bouncin' back at the action might cause a malf.