Precision Rifles

MDT LSS-XL GEN2 review

February 10, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Most of the rifles I review on this site were either built by me, or, in the case of factory guns, purchased with my own money. Occasionally I’ll get a T&E sample gun to review, […]

Gunsmithing

Installing a bead on a shotgun barrel

February 7, 2019 Bill Marr 0

While most sporting shotguns lack the intricate sights associated with rifles, most have some sort of rib and/or bead present. Installing a bead on a plain shotgun barrel is a fairly simple task that can […]

Gunsmithing

Cut and crown a pistol barrel

February 6, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Occasionally you may encounter the need to cut and crown a pistol barrel. While this can be accomplished with certain hand tools, use of a lathe makes the process easier. In this post, let’s look […]

Gunsmithing

Installing a LimbSaver grind-to-fit recoil pad

December 9, 2018 Bill Marr 0

As guns grow old, rubber recoil pads start to degrade.  Vintage rifles and shotguns with steel plates didn’t have this problem.  Early signs of degradation include abnormal hardness, cracking or crumbling of the pad material.  […]