We're not talking hunting rifles here at all, or single-action handguns.
Keeled under-cars for planes: single-action detaching-gear, turning car into boat with one motion of the wrist.
It is a very reliable weapon indeed, balances better than the single-action model, and possesses great smashing power.
Unlike the single-action bee, whose barbed sting can be used but once, the hornet is a repeater.
A light, single-action click reel of German silver or aluminum of fifty or sixty yards' capacity is the best.
On the contrary, single-action reels are made of rather numerous materials and certainly in varying degrees of desirability.
The reel should be a single-action click reel, the lighter the better, if well made.
Moreover he was a wonderful shot with his rifle and deadly quick with a single-action revolver.
When you pull back and it is in the notch, that is known as single-action firing.
It is taken for granted in the above discussion, and also in the following, that the fly-caster uses a single-action reel.