Origin of firing pin
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Historical Examples of firing pin
His gun must have been tampered with, the firing-pin filed off perhaps.
He took it from her and pointed out where it had been dented by the firing-pin.Hidden Gold
Such as are used in fixed ammunition and go off by the snap of the firing-pin.The Gunner's Examiner
Harold E. Cloke
But the firing-pin is not the only means of exploding the torpedo.
At the nose of the torpedo is a firing-pin, with which the war-head is exploded.