Remington 700 bolt handle void

December 13, 2017 Rifleshooter 0

One of the downsides of machining a cast metal part is the potential for voids.   While I’ve only encountered this a few times, here is a great example on a Remington 700 bolt that […]

1911 gunsmithing

How to bobtail a 1911

December 11, 2017 Rifleshooter 0

Perhaps the biggest obstacle to carrying a full sized 1911 concealed is the sharp edge at the bottom of the frame where it meets the mainspring housing.  Some smiths will round off the corner to […]


CZ P-10C review

December 5, 2017 Rifleshooter 0

CZ P-10C Review I managed to get some quality trigger time behind the CZ P-10C.  Billed as the “Glock 19 killer” in a few forums and reviews, the CZ P-10C is a striker-fired compact polymer […]

Cartridge Selection

Why 308? The case for the 308 Winchester

December 3, 2017 Rifleshooter 0

Poor 308 Winchester.  The 308 was THE gold standard cartridge for the precision rifle/LE/military crowd for decades.  Everyone I knew always considered a “good” heavy-barreled 308 an essential part of the well-equipped gun guy’s collection.  […]

Cartridge Selection

340 Weatherby Magnum

December 3, 2017 Rifleshooter 0

The 338 Lapua Magnum is one of the better known .338″ diameter cartridges on the market today. While it may not have a particularly large following in the hunting community, the military/LE/tactical community are enamored […]


Howa 1500 Review

November 27, 2017 Rifleshooter 0

I named this post the “Howa 1500 Review”, however, a better title would be “Howa 1500 Overview”.   I’m writing this in cooperation with’s editor, Paul, mentioned there’s been a lot of interest in […]