Single-shot gun

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Single shot weapon or single loaders are firearms without additional charging means ( magazine ) with one or more races that before each shot by introducing the cartridge into the cartridge chamber must be loaded by hand or a loading recess.

They differ from multi-loading weapons , in which the now empty cartridge case is removed and a new cartridge is inserted from the magazine into the barrel by a manual or automatic mechanism before each further shot.

Single-shot weapons include all muzzle-loading weapons , silhouette pistols , double shotguns , double rifles and combined weapons.