Articles by Rifleshooter

Countersunk and flush cut slide stop pins have become common on custom 1911s over the past few years.  This simple modification adds a distinctive touch to a 1911 frame. For reference purposes, a schematic of a 1911 pistol can be found here. Before we get …

Kynshot manufactures hydraulic recoil reduction buffer systems for AR-15/M16 M4 type rifles and shotguns.  A big fan of the Remington 870, I decided to see what this system has to offer. Kynshot sent a SK5100R kit for the 12 gauge Remington 870.  The kit includes …

Hot and sweaty or cold and numb hands can make grasping your 1911 pistol difficult, especially if it has the original specification smooth front strap.  The addition of checkering, texturing, rubber grips or grip tape can all help.  While checkering looks great, it has sharp …

In the short time since its introduction, the Ruger Precision Rifle (RPR) has become established in the shooting industry.  While there have been precision rifles in similar setups available for years, what made the Ruger unique, was it price point; it’s fairly reasonable when compared …

Custom 1911 Project: Part 7- machining ball cuts on a 1911 slide, presented by Rifleshooter.com and Brownells This is the seventh installment of our Custom 1911 project- in this post we are going to machine ball cuts on a slide. Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- getting started …

Custom 1911 Project: Part 6- flat top and chain link top of slide, presented by Rifleshooter.com and Brownells This is the sixth installment of our Custom 1911 project- in this post we are going flat top and chain link the slide. Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- …

Custom 1911 Project: Part 5- milling slide for low mount sights, presented by Rifleshooter.com and Brownells This is the fifth installment of our Custom 1911 project- in this post we are going machine the slide to install low mount sights. Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- getting …

Custom 1911 Project: Part 4- Machining a chain link front strap, presented by Rifleshooter.com and Brownells This is the fourth installment of our Custom 1911 project- in this post we are going machine a chain link pattern into the front strap of the pistol. Custom 1911 …

Custom 1911 Project: Part 3- fit and blend grip safety, Presented by Rifleshooter.com and Brownells This is the third installment of our Custom 1911 project- in this post we are going to fit a Wilson Combat grip safety. Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- getting started …

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