Fulcrum point for a neutrally-balanced shotgun.

Balance - The handling characteristic of a break-open gun. Traditionally, the fulcrum of balance should be right at the hingepin. If the balance point is ahead of the hingepin the gun would be said to be barrel-heavy with more forward inertia; slower to swing and slower to stop. If the balance point is behind the hingepin the gun would be said to be stock-heavy with less forward inertia; whippier; faster to swing and faster to stop.



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