Gunsmithing

Installing a bead on a shotgun barrel

February 7, 2019 Bill Marr 0

While most sporting shotguns lack the intricate sights associated with rifles, most have some sort of rib and/or bead present. Installing a bead on a plain shotgun barrel is a fairly simple task that can […]

Gunsmithing

Cut and crown a pistol barrel

February 6, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Occasionally you may encounter the need to cut and crown a pistol barrel. While this can be accomplished with certain hand tools, use of a lathe makes the process easier. In this post, let’s look […]

Competition

MDT Ckye-Pod Review

January 27, 2019 Matt Hornback 0

Editor’s note: Back when I started shooting in the early 1990’s, rifle bipods were few and far between. Like today, Harris Bipod’s were the most common. Attaching to any QD stud, they were adaptable to […]

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.  […]