Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Gun Magazines are not Clips

This fact has always bugged me when people refer to Magazines as Clips, when they are in fact 2 completely different thingsThis is just a short and simple post, no large rant about it.

Definition: Mag-a-zine

A compartment in some types of firearms, often a small detachable box, in which cartridges are held to be fed into the firing chamber.

Definition: Stripper Clip (Clip)

A clip is a device that is used to store multiple rounds of ammunition together as a unit, ready for insertion into the magazine or cylinder of a firearm.


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