A revolver barrel.


A pair of double-rifle barrels.


Single shot rifle barrel attached to a Hagn falling-block action.



Muzzles of a pair of double-rifle barrels.                                                                                                Breech end of a pair of double-rifle barrels.

Barrel - An essential component of a firearm; a tube, sealed at one end (the breech) in which a propellant is ignited, whose rapidly expanding gasses create powerful pressure to force a single or multiple projectiles through its bore, out the open end (the muzzle) and down range towards a target.



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