Cerakote USMC Red (H-167) rifle

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

As stated in my M45A1 review, write “USMC” on something and I’ll buy it.  Last week I found out Cerakote has a color called USMC Red.  I bought a quart. Here are a few pictures of a Remington 700 chambered in 7.62x39mm Russian with a …

Sporter contour rifle barrels have a radius cut by the shank (“E” in the diagram below).  This is different from straight tapered barrels typically encountered on match rifles.  Sporter contours are frequently used on hunting rifles where weight savings is a primary concern.  The radius …

In this post, Rifleshooter.com will be testing the effects of barrel length on velocity for the 7.62×39 mm Russian Cartridge. Chambered in the SKS and AK-47, the 7.62×39 mm Russian cartridge is well known throughout the world.  Ammunition tends to be widely available (it was first introduced …

308 Winchester load development with the Sierra 175 grain MatchKing (SMK) and IMR 4064 Powder. In this post, I’ll be developing a load for my M40A3 clone.  Built on a customized Remington 700 receiver, the rifle has  a 25″ long barrel and used the following …

Welcome to the final installment of Rifleshooter.com’s USMC M40A5 build series, USMC M40A5 Build- Part 5: Bedding and final assembly.  To read the rest of the series, see: Remington 700 (USMC M40A1, M40A3, M40A5) Q&A: What is a clip slot? Lug slot? Lugged base? USMC …

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