Is it true that the barrel of guns are slightly tilted upwards?
- Mr.357Lv 72 months ago
I would guess that it would depend upon how you hold it. If you want to hit something horizontally from you, obviously you have to point the barrel up a little. If it wasn't for Newton and inventing gravity, you wouldn't have to counter gravity.
- USAFisnumber1Lv 72 months ago
No. Barrels are made as straight as possible. The angle of the barrel is dependent on how you hold the gun.
- Russ in NOVALv 72 months ago
Do to gravity a bullet will start falling once it leaves the barrel. In order to compensate the sights (or optics) are aligned such that bore makes a slight upward angle relative to the sight picture, causing the bullet to travel in an arc to the target.
- sirbobby98121Lv 72 months ago
No, not at all.
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- BBeanLv 72 months ago
Some barrels tilt up after each shot in a recoil semi-auto pistol but no bullet comes out at that time.
Also Beretta model 86 tilts but not to fire at that particular time because it tilts upwards from the back of barrel.
As long as we have gravity all gun barrels have to be tilted upwards to compensate for bullet drop to hit target at extended distances beyond 100 yard Minute Of Angle(if you want to hit a silver dollar coin).
- FatefingerLv 72 months ago
Ignore the troll.
No. Not physically built anyway. However when you aim you are usually tilting the barrel in an upward angle. The trajectory of a bullet is a curve and not a straight line. For example with most calibers if you shoot a target at 100 yards The bullet is actually lower to the ground at 50 yards because again you are shooting slightly angled up. Of course eventually gravity does pull the bullet back down; it’s called drop rate.
- Anonymous2 months ago
All types of guns are very dangerous and will be banned on December 1st
- 2 months ago
Guns are very dangerous and will be banned on December 1st.