In the High Street he stopped at Clifford's the gunmaker's, and bought a heavy revolver, with a box of central-fire cartridges.
Many of these have been altered to breech-loaders, to shoot the central-fire cartridges, and are accurate and fine shooting arms.
They consequently lack the safety, reliability, and accuracy of the corresponding calibers in central-fire ammunition.
The nearest size in central-fire cartridge to seven millimetres is called the 300, which is .3 of an inch.
The central-fire cartridge, practically as now in use, was introduced into England in 1861 by Daw.
This was made possible by the introduction of the central-fire cartridge.
A little beyond my fishing-basket is a sideboard which is littered with central-fire cartridges, tins of powder, and bags of shot.