Gunsmithing

Removing pinned and welded muzzle devices

December 1, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Blind pinned and welded muzzle devices are often encountered on barrels to make the non-NFA minimum 16″ length on rifles. In the shop, we’ll often encounter them on AR-15/M16 M4 barrels that have a muzzle […]

Gunsmithing

Remington 700 sheared screw removal

December 1, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Removing a damaged or broken screw can be a difficult task. Sometimes just the head breaks off and if you’re lucky, some exposed screw shank is left behind that you can grab with pliers. Other-times, […]

Gunsmithing

Glue on recoil pad installation

November 23, 2019 Bill Marr 0

An important part of the gunsmith’s tasks is the ability to install a properly fitted recoil pad. Occasionally you may find a factory replacement pad that aligns perfectly, but more often than not, you’ll end […]

Gunsmithing

Building a 9mm Bolt Action Rifle

October 27, 2019 Bill Marr 0

I enjoy strange and unusual projects. What is more unusual than a bolt action rifle chambered for a pistol cartridge? While it has certainly been done before, for instance the 45 ACP De Lisle carbine […]

Gunsmithing

Rifle stock QD stud repair for bipod

September 22, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Bipods have gone mainstream in the shooting sports. While high-end rail mounted bipods like the MDT Ckye-Pod are common on precision rifles, the Harris bipod and its clones, are still found on many guns. These […]