What is the difference between a rimfire and centerfire?

Centerfire ammunition is used for rifles, shotguns, and handguns. In this type of ammunition, the primer is located in the center of the casing base.savage rimfire rifles for sale,22lr rifles for sale in stock,high end 22 rimfire rifles

Most centerfire ammunition is reloadable. Rimfire ammunition has the primer contained in the rim of the ammunition casing.22lr rifles for sale in stock, high end 22 rimfire rifles

What does rimfire stand for?

Rimfire ammunition is so named because the firing pin strikes and crushes the base’s rim to ignite the primer.savage rimfire rifles for sale

The rim of such a cartridge is essentially an expanded and flattened end section of the case, and the priming compound is filled from inside into the trough cavity inside the rim.

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