Gunsmithing

Recrown a Mosin Nagat rifle

October 30, 2020 Bill Marr 0

In this post we are going to take a look at how to repair the muzzle of a Mosin Nagat rifle that has been damaged. This is how the rifle showed up at the shop. […]

Gunsmithing

Type 56 SKS Paratrooper Conversion

August 16, 2020 Bill Marr 0

I believe the SKS may be one of the most under appreciated rifles of the modern era. The inexpensive and robust carbine, chambered for the ubiquitous 7.62×39 cartridge, is reliable, accurate enough, and easy to […]

Gunsmithing

Mosin Nagant Bolt Handle Modification

June 28, 2020 Bill Marr 0

The Mosin Nagant rifle is a staple in the surplus rifle market. With nearly 17-million produced worldwide, the Mosin has developed a strong following in the United States. The rudimentary bolt handle is mounted perpendicular […]

Gunsmithing

Cut and crown a shotgun barrel

April 30, 2020 Bill Marr 0

Domestic shotgun barrels typically range from 18″ to 32″ in length. While the long barrels are great for target shooting or hunting, shorter barrels are often necessary for defensive use. While many pump and semi-automatic […]

Gunsmithing

Removing stuck choke tubes

March 31, 2020 Bill Marr 0

If you don’t maintain the interchangeable choke tubes, they can seize in place creating a big problem. Recently, a customer brought in a stainless steel Browning BT99 trap gun that had a stuck choke tube. […]

Precision Rifles

MDT XRS Chassis Review

February 20, 2020 Bill Marr 0

Chassis systems are now common on precision rifles. Offering ease of installation, adjustment and modularity that is often superior to traditional wood or fiberglass stocks, they offer shooters a performance upgrade for their rifle. Modular […]

1911 gunsmithing

How to stake a 1911 front sight

February 1, 2020 Bill Marr 0

While the front sights on many pistols are friction fit into a dovetail, the front sight on the original 1911 pistols is staked in place. In this post, we’ll look at how you can remove […]