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AR15/ M4 Upper Receiver Build

November 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

UPDATE: Click here for the range report We’ve been getting a lot of requests to build what we would consider a good general purpose AR15 upper receiver. With a focus on durability, reliability and ease of maintenance  this is what we came up with, our own M4gery! Equipped …

Cerakote Firearm Refinishing

November 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

1895 Marlin brush gun chambered in 45-70 with Cerakote graphite black finish. We’ve been using different sprayed on heat cured finishes here for a while.  Our favorite is Cerakote, a two-part heat cured ceramic based epoxy. Cerakote provides a durable protective finish that we have …

AR15 Magazine Upgrade

October 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

We are huge fans of GI Aluminum magazines, but we often find some of our old ones in the pile need a little help.  Rather the toss them, we like to salvage the magazines with good feed lips and upgrade them into a reliable configuration …

Filling a Dovetail Sight Notch with a Blank

October 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

While you can easily leave an empty dovetail notch alone or buy a pre-made insert, dovetail notches can be permanently filled to provide a high quality look to your build.  It should be noted that the rifle is unloaded and the soldering is completed outside using all …

Remington 870 Tritium Rifle Sight Installation

September 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tritium sights are an easy upgrade for shotgun users.  Here we install a set of Kimber tritium sights on a 18″ Remington 870 rifle sighted barrel. For this installation we used the following supplies: Magna-Tip driver Williams Front sight pusher Kimber 870, 1100, 18-87 Tritium …

11 Degree Target Crown Without a doubt, the crown of a rifle is essential for accuracy.  A crown that does not run true to the bore can not only destabilize the projectile as it leaves the barrel, but also causes erratic behavior of the pressurized gases as …

Special Purpose Rifle (SPR) Upper Receiver Build

August 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

SPR at the range.   We decided to take a crack at building a .223/5.56MM Special Purpose Rifle style upper receiver for an AR15.  We wanted to end up with an accurate rifle, low recoil impulse that is extremely shooter friendly. Rather then go specialized tool crazy. …

Vang Comp Systems front sight Remington recently sent us a Remington Express Synthetic Express shotgun, model 25549, with a bead sighted 18″ IC barrel.  While its a perfectly serviceable gun from the factory, we couldn’t wait to work on it and contacted Brownells to order a set of Vang Comp Systems …

Remington 870 3-Gun Ready: 24 1/4″ vent rib barrel, Scattergun Technologies Trak- Lock II ghost ring sights, Speedfeed reduced length stock, Nordic Components 5 Shot extension, Mesa Tactical barrel clamp and 8 shot side saddle. Remington 870 3-Gun Build Rifleshooter.com and Brownells make a Remington …

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