Building a 300 Winchester Magnum Precision Rifle

September 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

I am a huge 300 Winchester Magnum fan.  I took a hacksaw and Sawzall to one in 300 Winchester Magnum: How Does Barrel Length Change Velocity- A 16″ 300 Win Mag?  And if that wasn’t ridiculous enough, I went and installed a brake on the gun …

Often high-volume shooters will re-chamber or set back a used barrel.  Most do it to change calibers or give a worn throat new life.  You need to have enough barrel shank to set back a barrel and re-chamber it. This is one of the advantages …

Rifle bedding: How to bed a match rifle

September 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bedding a rifle increases accuracy by creating a precise fit between the stock and the action. This precise fit eliminates stress in the action and provides a solid foundation for an accurate rifle.  My friend and I decided to bed his BAT Machine VR action …

6.5 X 47 Lapua Range Report

August 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Designed to work in short action rifles with a standard .308 bolt face, feed reliably from detachable box magazines and utilize small rifle primers, the 6.5 X 47 Lapua has been an absolute pleasure to shoot.  Low recoil, excellent exterior ballistics and quality brass make …

Custom Remington 700 223 Wylde

August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

When my friend let me cut up his rifle for 223 Remington/5.56 NATO, velocity versus barrel length: A man, his chop box and his friend’s rifle, I also agreed to help him rebuild it. Remington 700 223 before we worked on it We used the following …

Bob Marvel Custom 1911 Classes

August 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bob Marvel will be offering custom 1911 classes in Asheboro, North Carolina.   Marvel is well known for his custom 1911s.  The cost of the ten day class includes the parts needed for a student to complete his own pistol. If you have the time …

Spuhr Ideal Scope Mount System (ISMS)

August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve been using the Spuhr Ideal Scope Mount System (ISMS) on my rifle for the past two years.  Equipped with a Picatinny rail interface, the ISMS is machined from a single billet of 7075 Aluminum and uses stainless steel screws. The ISMS offers a series …

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 …

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