"The bolt and magazine mechanism can be dismounted without removing the stock. The latter should never be done, except for making repairs, and then only by some selected and instructed men." — Moss, 1914

Bolt and magazine

"The bolt and magazine mechanism can be dismounted without removing the stock. The latter should never…

An illustration of a catalog.

Catalog

An illustration of a catalog.

Chimpanzees reading the news paper.

Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees reading the news paper.

A magazine is an ammunition storage and feeding device within or attached to a repeating firearm. magazines may be integral to the firearm or removable. The magazine functions by moving the cartridges stored in the magazine into a position where they may be loaded into the chamber by the action of the firearm.

Magazine Firearm

A magazine is an ammunition storage and feeding device within or attached to a repeating firearm. magazines…

"Hotchkiss Magazine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hotchkiss Gun

"Hotchkiss Magazine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The old magazine at Williamsburg

The Old Magazine at Williamsburg

The old magazine at Williamsburg

Two young girls looking through a stack of magazines.

Magazine Pile

Two young girls looking through a stack of magazines.

An illustration of a man reading a newspaper while standing.

Man Reading Newspaper

An illustration of a man reading a newspaper while standing.

A silo is a structure for storing bulk materials. Silos are used in agriculture to store grain (see grain elevators) or fermented feed known as silage.

Bulk Storage Silo

A silo is a structure for storing bulk materials. Silos are used in agriculture to store grain (see…

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces the charring effect og a heater barrel on the stock; small butt plate screw hole and seat for the butt plate tang, F; butt swivel plate seat, G; mortise for receiver tang lug and hole for rear guard screw, H; mortise for sear and slot for trigger, I; cut-off thumb-piece recess, J; mortise for recoil on the receiver, K; bed for fixed base, L; grasping grooves, N; shoulder for lower band, O; bed for band spring, P; shoulder for upper band, Q; channels for decreasing weight, R; upper band screw hole, S; and the stock screw hole, T. The large hole in butt is for decreasing weight, and the smaller one is a pocket for the combination oiler and thong case." — Moss, 1914

Stock, right side view

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces…

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces the charring effect og a heater barrel on the stock; small butt plate screw hole and seat for the butt plate tang, F; butt swivel plate seat, G; mortise for receiver tang lug and hole for rear guard screw, H; mortise for sear and slot for trigger, I; cut-off thumb-piece recess, J; mortise for recoil on the receiver, K; bed for fixed base, L; grasping grooves, N; shoulder for lower band, O; bed for band spring, P; shoulder for upper band, Q; channels for decreasing weight, R; upper band screw hole, S; and the stock screw hole, T. The large hole in butt is for decreasing weight, and the smaller one is a pocket for the combination oiler and thong case." — Moss, 1914

Stock, top view

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces…