Gunsmithing

1911 Front sight Installation

April 1, 2013 Bill Marr 0

1911 Front sight installation We decided to upgrade the sights on our Colt Series 80 Officer’s ACP.  In addition to adding a Heine Ledge rear sight, we needed to replace the factory front sight with […]

Gunsmithing

Chambering a Rifle Barrel

March 6, 2013 Bill Marr 0

Chambering a rifle barrel. In this article, we thread and chamber a barrel blank to install on the action we previously blueprinted.  We will reference an action worksheet developed by Brownells, which is available for download here.  Note: I […]

Gunsmithing

Blueprinting a Remington 700 Action

February 18, 2013 Bill Marr 0

Blueprinting, or truing a rifle action ensures the receiver face, threads, lugs, bolt lugs and bolt face are square to the center line of the receiver. In this article, we will start with a new Remington 700 short […]

Accessories

Tactical Bolt Knob Installation

February 13, 2013 Bill Marr 0

Oversized bolt handles allow shooters rapid bolt manipulation, positive control, and greater clearance from the rifle’s optic. After market bolt knobs come in two basic configurations; those that require the old knob be turned down into a […]

Gunsmithing

AK Bolton Gas Block Installation

February 9, 2013 Bill Marr 0

  Venom Tactical’s Bolton Gas Block provides the AK shooter with a quicker handling rifle by moving the front sight back to the gas block area and allows the user to remove the separate front sight assembly.  In use by […]