Gunsmithing

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 …

Custom 1911 Project: Part 2-undercut trigger guard

September 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Custom 1911 Project: Part 2 undercut trigger guard- Presented by Rifleshooter.com and Brownells This is the second installment of our Custom 1911 project- in this post we are going to undercut the trigger guard area of the frame. Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- getting started …

Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- getting started

August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- getting started, presented by Rifleshooter.com and Brownells Custom 1911 Project: Part 1- getting started Custom 1911 Project: Part 2-undercut trigger guard Custom 1911 Project: Part 3- fit and blend grip safety Custom 1911 Project: Part 4- machining a chain link …

6 Creedmoor precision rifle on a budget? We had great results with our Remington 700 SPS Varmint chambered in 243 Winchester.  Approaching 1/3 MOA accuracy at 500 yards, this modestly priced rifle exceeded expectations.  The only downside is the cartridge, the 243 Winchester is a great …

I remember the first time I saw a Remington XP-100.  It was a strange looking beast.  The retro stock, bent bolt handle, off caliber, sights and odd grip made for a weird looking  pistol.  As distant the idea of owning a bolt action pistol was at …

Pillar bedding a rifle

May 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

A well bedded stock is an essential part of an accurate rifle.  Pillar bedding helps ensure accuracy as conditions change. Historically, when rifles were equipped with wood stocks, as the wood expanded and contracted with changes in humidity and temperature, the point of impact and accuracy …

Since its approval by SAMMI in 2011, the 300 AAC Blackout (abbreviated 300 BLK) has been a popular choice with shooters.  Often recognized as the go to choice for suppressed applications with heavy subsonic loads; the lighter, supersonic offerings exhibit similar performance to the 7.62x39mm …

Savage Arms manufactures accurate rifles.  My Savage Model 10 FCP-SR wasn’t the best out of the box, changing the factory stock for a MDT LSS chassis system made the gun shoot significantly better.   Always looking for the extra edge, I decided it was time …

The 7.62×39 mm Russian cartridge has a strong following in the United States. While most shooters encounter it in the SKS or AK47, it is also available in more refined rifles like the Ruger Mini-30, Model 77, or CZ 527.  Unfortunately for the M700 shooters …

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