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Rimfire

Rimfire describes a method of metallic firearm cartridge ignition as well as the cartridges themselves.  Rimfire rifle and pistol firing pins crush the cartridge base outer rim igniting the primer compound spun into it during manufacturing in contrast to the centerfire method, where the rifle or pistol firing pin strikes a reloadable primer pressed into the center of the cartridge case (Centerfire cartridges).

The small outer rim of a rimfire cartridge is essentially a circumferential percussion sensitive area containing an energetic priming compound.  The cartridge case also contains the bulk propellant and the projectile (bullet). The firing pin strikes the rim's outer edge crushing the percussion sensitive energetic and starting the ignition train. An impact signature from the firing pin is often visible on the spent case out on the rim.

Rimfire firing pins often leave rectangular strike impressions on the rim.  If a .22 caliber rimfire fails to fire, after an alloted safety period of holding the gun in the shooting position (defined by the range misfire handling rules on your range), the .22 cartridge may be ejected, inspected for a good strike, rotated about 90 degrees and re-inserted into the gun to function as designed when fired a second time. Rarely the priming compound will spread unevenly under the rim. Rotating the case places new priming compound under the firing pin strike location.

Once the rim of the cartridge has been struck and the bullet discharged,  rimfire cartridges cannot be reloaded, as the head has been deformed by the firing pin impact crushing the priming element.

Many cartridge priming methods have existed or been experimented with and rimfire and centerfire technologies remain the primary methods of cartridge ignition in the civilian world. (The military uses extensive electric ignition to support reliability and massive through put).

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Rimfire

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CCI 956 .22LR AR Tactical 40gr CPRN 300 Rounds

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CCI 55 17 HMR 20 GR FMJ Full Case 2000 rounds

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CCI 0021, Blazer .22LR, 40gr Lead Round Nose, 50 rounds per box

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CCI 956 .22LR AR Tactical 40gr CPRN 3000 Rounds

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CCI Blazer 21 .22LR 40gr Lead Round Nose 500 rounds

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CCI 56 22 LR SUB-SONIC 40 GR HP 100 rounds

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CCI 30 Mini-Mag .22LR 40gr CPRN Case of 5000 Rounds

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CCI 30 Mini-Mag .22LR 40gr CPRN 100 Rounds

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CCI 35 .22LR 40gr LRN Standard Velocity 5000 rounds

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CCI 35 22 LR STANDARD VELOCITY 40 GR LRN 500 round brick

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Federal 810 22 LR HV 40gr Copper Plated Round Nose "GAME-SHOK" 5000 rounds per case

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CCI Rimfire Ammunition Blaser 0021 .22LR 40gr Lead Round Nose (50 rounds)

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Federal 810 22 LR HV 40 Copper Plated Round Nose "GAME-SHOK" 100 rounds per box

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Federal AE5022 .22LR High Velocity 40gr LRN 50 rounds per box

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Federal 737 Champion .22 Win Mag 40gr 50 rounds per box

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CCI 55 17 HMR 20 GR FMJ 50 round box

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CCI 28 .22 Short 27 GR Copper Plated HP 100 round box

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Federal Champion 745 .22LR 36gr Copper Plated HP 525 rounds per box

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Federal 712 .22LR 38gr Copper Plated HP Game Shok 500 rounds

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FP_AE_AE22_22LR_R1
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Federal AE 22 .22LR High Velocity 38gr Copper HP 400 round brick

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CCI 49 .17HMR 17gr V-Max 50 round box

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FP_AE_AE22_22LR_R
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Federal AE22 .22LR High Velocity 38gr Copper HP case of 4000

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CCI 957 .22LR 45gr HP Suppressor (5000 Rnd)

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