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.  […]

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 […]