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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 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 …

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 …

Cerakote USMC Red (H-167) rifle

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

As stated in my M45A1 review, write “USMC” on something and I’ll buy it.  Last week I found out Cerakote has a color called USMC Red.  I bought a quart. Here are a few pictures of a Remington 700 chambered in 7.62x39mm Russian with a …

Cerakote Zombie Green (H168) AR-15

November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

My friend Brian is an accomplished Police Officer for a major Northeastern department.  When he isn’t working, he’s refining his painting skills.  He sent me these pictures of an AR-15 he built for himself and coated in Cerakote Zombie Green (H168-Q). Build parts are as …

Mossberg 500 rebuild

August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this post we will take a look at a budget shotgun rebuild/conversion.  The goal of this project is bringing new life to a beat up old gun. The shotgun featured is a Mossberg 500 I purchased for $120.  The pictures don’t do it justice, it …

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 …

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 …

Cerakote provides excellent protection for firearms in harsh environmental conditions.  We’ve been getting ours from Brownells and couldn’t be happier with the results. Smaller parts, especially screws, are often hard to coat.  A friend (a professionally trained painter) showed us a trick using thin cardboard …

A shotgun extension tube prior to removal from the blast cabinet.  Prep is everything, skip or rush a step and the final results suffer. 5 Quick tips for applying Cerakote to firearms: We’ve had great success applying Cerakote finishes to rifles, pistols and shotguns over the past 6 …

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