Remage Conversion 6BR 108 Berger

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

I headed to the range with the Remington 700 Remage conversion in 6mm BR Norma (6BR) to gather some more accuracy data. If you didn’t read the Remage barrel installation post, take a look at Rebarrel a Remington 700 without a lathe: McGowen’s Remage barrel conversion. The …

When the Remington 870 shotgun was originally designed, a shell could become jammed in between the bolt and the carrier without an easy way to remove it.  Old timers report having to either take apart the gun or mortar (drive the stock into the ground …

Hart XM3 barrel

March 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Hart XM3 rifle barrel has arrived!  As an XM3 fan, I’ve started gathering parts to clone a DARPA XM-3 rifle (to learn more about the XM3, check out  “The Darpa XM-3″ by Steve Reichert). I’ve cloned the XM3 profile on two Shilen blanks in Countouring a Rifle Barrel …

Finally, the weather broke and I got a chance to shoot my Remington 700 Remage conversion.  If you didn’t read the installation post, take a look at Rebarrel a Remington 700 without a lathe: McGowen’s Remage barrel conversion. A Remington 700 that has a Remage (REMington savAGE) …

I love my Bridgeport milling machine.  When I noticed a small jump in my table during climb cutting operations I figured something was wrong.  It turns out my Bridgeport milling machine had about .045″ of backlash in the x-axis.  Typically, backlash is adjusted by tightening …

Build a Remington 700 bolt disassembly tool

March 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you own a Remington 700 and want to work on it, you’ll need a way to remove the firing pin assembly from the bolt.  One method is to use a coin in the slot on the firing pin (demonstrated here), the other is to use …

I’ve had my Grizzly 4003G Gunsmith’s lathe for approximately 2 years and love it.  Since I use the lathe primarily for barrels, my work has been with a spider or 4-jaw chuck.  I only mounted the 3-jaw a few times and something didn’t look right. …

Remington M24 Trigger

February 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

I managed to get my hands on a real Remington M24 trigger (NSN: 1005015118314)! This is the correct trigger for a M24, M40A3 or M40A5, and one of the parts needed for the upcoming M40A5 build. .  Please see USMC M40A5 Build- Part 1: Gathering the …

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