Muzzle brake shock waves in the sand

July 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

I was shooting a 300 Winchester Magnum rifle prone and couldn’t understand why my phone was so dusty- that’s when I noticed the shock waves in the sand.  The muzzle brake was eight inches above the ground.  Ripples radiated out approximately five feet. I had …

Even when I am very careful prepping metal work, abrasives have a habit of getting into hard to reach places.  I always use a drill bit to clean out my ejector holes on my bolt action rifle bolts. During the reassembly process you may have …

Remington 700 offset external bolt stop installation: Method 3 In our first post on installing an external bolt stop for an M700, we made a step cut into the receiver above the bolt stop.   In the second post on external M700 bolt stops, External Remington 700 bolt stop- …

We are putting a new barrel on the rifle used in 223 Remington/5.56 NATO, velocity versus barrel length: A man, his chop box and his friend’s rifle.  When we removed the factory barrel we were shocked at how crudely machined the action was. Wow, this one …

I ordered a 13″ AR-15/M16 URX 4 forend (100-015-202) from Brownells for an upcoming project. The URX 4 is Knight’s latest rail system offering, utilizing a one piece design with an Integral Barrel Nut (IBN).  The top of the anodized aluminum URX 4 features a STANAG rail, …

DRD tactical, manufacturer of the exotic Paratus Clandestine Break-Down Rifle, also makes a takedown kit for conventional AR-15/M16 type rifles. DRD Tactical takedown build kit. The kit consists of a complete upper receiver, barrel nut and front rail.  The end user supplies the charging handle, …

Iron sight adjustment made easy

July 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

If you’e ever struggled to adjust your iron sights, you’ve probably wondered if there was a better way.  There is.  A simple formula eliminates guess work and allows shooters to make precise adjustments of iron sights. Formula Amount of error X Sight radius = Sight …

Precision rifle competitions seem to be rapidly expanding in popularity.  Whether the shooter is stretching his rifles legs on F-Class competition or competing in a Tactical Rifle match, an accurate rifle helps a shooter achieve his goals. Show up with your 308 and while you …

I found this great video on YouTube.  It tours the Remington factory in 1969 and shows many of the steps used to manufacture the Remington Model 700 rifle and the 870 and 1100 shotguns.  It’s almost a half hour long, but worth watching.  

1 2 3 15