Slamfire

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Slamfire is the discharge of a firearm that occurs as a cartridge is being loaded into the chamber. It can occur in some firearms either by design or due to a malfunction. Generally, “slam-fire” is used to describe a premature, unintended discharge of a firearm that occurs as a round is being loaded into the chamber.

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