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A-Zoom is a brand of precision aluminum training snap caps and precision metal parts for firearms. They are widely used by military personnel, law enforcement officers, and hunters for dry firing practice and safety training.
A-Zoom was founded in 1991 in Oroville, California.
Originally, A-Zoom made precision metal parts for aerospace and medical industries before expanding into firearm accessories.
In 1996, A-Zoom introduced their line of precision aluminum snap caps.
A-Zoom was acquired by Lyman Products in 2010 and continues to operate as a Lyman brand.
A-Zoom's flagship product line, precision snap caps are made from aluminum and are precisely machined to the same dimensions as real ammunition. They are used for dry firing practice and safety training.
A-Zoom also makes a line of metal snap caps for rimfire firearms. These are made from brass and are also precisely machined for accurate dry firing practice.
Common Questions Asked by Customers About A-Zoom & Its Products
What are snap caps?
Snap caps are dummy rounds used for dry firing practice and safety training. They are made to the same dimensions as real ammunition but without any gunpowder or primer.
Why should I use snap caps?
Snap caps are a great way to practice trigger control and other shooting skills without risking damage to your firearm or injury from accidental discharge. They are also useful for safety training and malfunction practice.
How do I use snap caps?
Simply load a snap cap into your firearm's chamber or magazine as you would real ammunition, then cycle your firearm's action to simulate firing. Snap caps can be reused many times and will protect your firearm's firing pin from damage during dry firing practice.
Are A-Zoom snap caps safe to use?
Yes, A-Zoom snap caps are made to the same dimensions as real ammunition, but without any gunpowder or primer. They are completely safe for dry firing practice and safety training.
What caliber snap caps does A-Zoom make?
A-Zoom makes snap caps for a wide variety of calibers, including popular pistol and rifle calibers as well as rimfire calibers like .22 LR.