Pistol FAQs:


Q: Is a pistol a type of handgun?

A: Yes, and especially one with a chamber integral with the barrel.

Q: Is a pistol the HK VP70?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pistol the single shot?

A: Yes, and semi-automatic.

Q: Was a pistol the next step in the development of the pistol?

A: Yes.

Q: Were pistols common during the same time as single shot pistols?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pistol the single shot?

A: Yes, and semi-automatic.

Q: Was a pistol loaded with a lead ball and fired by a flint striker?

A: Yes, and then later a percussion cap.

Q: Were pistols carried by cavalry in holsters hung from the pommel of a horse's saddle?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a pistol the Duck's foot pistol?

A: Yes, and which generally had either four or eight barrels, although some 20th century models had three barrels.