from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The early or fore part of anything.


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  • Tape Up The Fore-End: Stick strips of tape to the sides of the fore-end where they contact the barrel, around the rear tang, and anywhere that bedding compound could squeeze out and contact the outside of the stock.

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  • Get a Grip: Rest the front part of the fore-end and the barrel on the sandbags.

    Shotgun Slug Accuracy Tips from the American Slug Shooting Association

  • He once had to put an ebony fore-end tip on a .280 and was almost suicidal about it.

    A Semi-Painful Reunion

  • The slender beauty had a 22-inch barrel, a slim fore-end with a Schnabel tip, and a ribbon-checkering pattern.

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  • Hold the fore-end tightly with your front hand when you shoot from the bench.

    How to Sight In Your Slug Shotgun

  • - The special-order features that were available include Sav-age's Grade B engraving, deluxe walnut and special checkering for the pistol-grip stock and the fore-end, both open and aperture rear tang sights, a takedown action, and a fitted luggage case.

    What's It Worth?

  • The Accu-Stock is polymer, reinforced with an aluminum spine that runs from the action all the way down for fore-end.

    Some Savagery for the New Year

  • You can put a memorable paint job on one, like the rifle Kenny Jarrett built for a former New York Yankee that was done in pinstripes, had a big baseball on the cheekpiece, and had YANKEES on the fore-end just in case you missed the point.

    Like Peas in a Pod

  • Like teh extra wt at the butt end, as can hold more steady with the added weight at my shoulder than at my off arm at the fore-end,.

    Like Peas in a Pod

  • A plain receiver and fore-end iron sell for $5,900.

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