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To go pump or auto

Posted by Sharon M. on December 03, 2005

In Reply to: To go pump or auto posted by James Briggs on December 03, 2005

: : Hi everyone,

: : I would like to know what does the phrase "to go pump or auto" means with regard to shotguns and weapons. Any Ideas?

: : Sharon M.

: I guess it means manual - you pump the next cartridge into the breech - or let the gun fire repeated rounds automatically.

Thank you for replying James,

I think that the phrase "to go pump or auto" specifically relates to weapon usage, since I could not locate this expression in any dictionary at hand. Your comment is very helpful.


~Sharon M.