Gunsmithing

Stripped screw removal (RMR from pistol)

September 15, 2018 Bill Marr 0

Stripped screw removal (RMR from pistol) Stripped, broken and sheared screws are the bane of any gun owners existence.  Often problems are encountered from a myriad of reasons ranging from poor quality fasteners to damage […]

Gunsmithing

Sling swivel stud installation

September 9, 2018 Bill Marr 0

Sling swivel stud (QD stud) installation with KLEINENDORST – SLING SWIVEL DRILL FIXTURE I’ve been in the gun business a long time.  Back in the late 90s I worked at the local gun shop, one of the most […]

Gunsmithing

Mossberg 590 Choke Installation

September 8, 2018 Bill Marr 0

Mossberg 500/590 Choke Installation I’m a big fan of installing choke tube systems on shorter-barreled shotguns.  Adding one offers increased versatility.  Your shorty isn’t simply relegated to a home defense role in the closet, now […]

Gunsmithing

AR-10/ 308 AR Barrel nut removal

September 2, 2018 Bill Marr 0

Installation and removal of the barrel nut is the highest torque operation on an AR-15/M16 M4, AR-10, 308 AR type rifle.  For this to be successfully accomplished, the upper receiver needs to be properly secured. […]

Gunsmithing

Installing a muzzle brake between centers

September 2, 2018 Bill Marr 0

Installing a muzzle brake between centers It’s been a while since I posted a stand alone muzzle brake installation.  Most of the brake installations on this site are on custom barreled match rifles, typically as […]

Editorial

Winchester 70, 30-06 Retro Build

July 4, 2018 Bill Marr 0

My buddy Kevin had an interesting idea for a project.  He wanted to rebuild his Model 70 Winchester into a rifle that looked similar to the Model 70 that the USMC was using during the  […]

Gunsmithing

Gunsmithing basics: Tapping a blind hole

June 24, 2018 Bill Marr 0

Gunsmithing basics: Tapping a blind hole If you work on guns, occasionally you’ll need to tap a blind hole (a hole that doesn’t go through the material you are working with).  Tapping blind holes can […]