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  1. Barrellong cylinder-shaped tube through
    which the projectile travels from the chamber

          

  2. Front Sight (Bead Sight)bead or raised post on the front of the barrel used to bring the firearm into
    alignment for accuracy

          

  3. Boltrear area of the stock that the shooter mounts against the shoulder for firing; normally covered
    with a metal or plastic ___ plate or a recoil pad

          

  4. Triggerwhen pulled, this releases the sear (a part that holds the hammer in the cocked position) and
    activates the firing pin

          

  5. Combstock's top edge where the shooter's cheek rests

          

  6. Recoil Padholds the trigger group and bolt assembly

          

  7. Toethe bottom part of the butt

          

  8. Buttrear area of the stock that the shooter mounts against the shoulder for firing; normally covered
    with a metal or plastic ___ plate or a recoil pad

          

  9. Shell Latches (stops)two pieces of steel mounted on each side of the inside of the receiver at the
    magazine's rear; they help hold the cartridges in the magazine and release them one at a time when the
    action operates. They are also used to manually unload the shotgun.

          

  10. Bolt Carrierflat steel part that fits onto the
    action bars and on which the bolt sits

          

  11. Rear Sightsecondary aligning device located on the receiver or barrel that aligns with the front sight
    bead or post to bring the shotgun into alignment for accuracy

          

  12. Trigger Guardpart of the frame that protects the trigger

          

  13. Safetythe bottom part of the butt

          

  14. Extractormetal hook-shaped part mounted on the bolt; the hook engages the rim of the cartridge so
    that when the action is brought to the rear, the ___ removes the shell from the chamber.

          

  15. Stockthe bottom part of the butt

          

  16. Magazine Caplocated on the magazine tube's end and keeps the barrel in place

          

  17. Griprear area of the stock that the shooter mounts against the shoulder for firing; normally covered
    with a metal or plastic ___ plate or a recoil pad

          

  18. Shell Carrierslightly rounded steel part that blocks the loading port; catches rounds released from the
    magazine and raises them into alignment with the chamber

          

  19. Loading Portopening on the side or bottom
    of the receiver; spent casings are ejected from it and live rounds are loaded into this port

          

  20. Ejection Portopening on the side or bottom
    of the receiver; spent casings are ejected from it and live rounds are loaded into this port

          

  21. Receiverpiece of spring steel mounted on the
    inside left of the receiver; when the action pulls a shell to the rear, it compresses and then
    releases the ___ as the bolt goes past it

          

  22. Slide Release (Action)mechanical device that, when activated, releases the slide

          

  23. Fore-end (Slide)wooden or polymer grip near the magazine

          

  24. Muzzlethe bottom part of the butt

          

  25. Magazine Tubelocated under the barrel and holds rounds

          

  26. Ejectorpiece of spring steel mounted on the
    inside left of the receiver; when the action pulls a shell to the rear, it compresses and then
    releases the ___ as the bolt goes past it

          

  27. Heelthe bottom part of the butt