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Blueprinting a Remington 700 Action

February 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Blueprinting, or truing a rifle action ensures the receiver face, threads, lugs, bolt lugs and bolt face are square to the center line of the receiver. In this article, we will start with a new Remington 700 short action receiver with a 308 bolt face. We will be …

Tactical Bolt Knob Installation

February 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Oversized bolt handles allow shooters rapid bolt manipulation, positive control, and greater clearance from the rifle’s optic. After market bolt knobs come in two basic configurations; those that require the old knob be turned down into a threaded stud and those that remove the factory knob, drill …

AK Bolton Gas Block Installation

February 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Replacing the front sight, brake and gas block with a Bolton gas block and Wolverine flash hider gives this rifle a unique look and faster handling.   Venom Tactical’s Bolton Gas Block provides the AK shooter with a quicker handling rifle by moving the front sight back …

Lengthening a shotgun’s forcing cone

February 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Lengthening (Extending) a shotgun’s forcing cone The forcing cone is the tapered area just forward of the chamber that allows the shot an area in which to transition into the bore.  As the shot then travels through the barrel, it passes through the choke at …

Choke tube installation

February 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Interchangeable choke tubes offer shotgun shooters increased adaptability. Recently we decided to install “Rem-Choke” style removable choke tubes on two of our barrels.  In our “3-Gun Competition Shotgun Build” article, we installed the tubes manually, without a lathe. All lathe work is conducted on a Grizzly …

AR15 Barrel Threading

December 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

We recently decided to add a muzzle device to our factory cut and crowned Colt 16 5/8″ barrel.  As always, the following is presented to document our projects and is for information purposes only. We are a big fan of heavy, contoured (.875′) 16″ barrels …

3-Gun Rifle Build

November 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

3-Gun AR15 Rifle Build Our custom built 3-Gun rifle. If you haven’t shot a 3-Gun match, you haven’t lived.  This demanding sport requires shooters to deliver fast, accurate shots, from close to distant targets. The rifle is perhaps the easiest of the 3-Gun firearms to …

Lapping an AR15 Upper Receiver

November 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lapping an AR15 upper receiver ensures that the barrel is true to the upper receiver by providing a perfectly perpendicular surface for the barrel extension.  This task is easily accomplished with a few simple tools and a handheld drill. For this project, Brownells supplied us …

Marlin 336 Straight Stock Conversion

November 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

336 Straight Stock Conversion We recently scored a Marlin 336 in 35 Remington from a friend.  Always on the prowl for a short, handy, woods gun; we decided this Marlin was in need of a straight stock.  While it is hard to buy a trigger …

Marlin 1895 45-70 Brush Gun Build Part 1

November 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

1895 Brush Gun Build 1895 Marlin in 45-70 with Cerakote graphite black finish. Who doesn’t love a Marlin 1895 in 45-70?  This classic, hard hitting lever gun is a staple of American firearms and commonly encountered in the hands of outdoorsman everywhere. With a stock barrel length …

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