Gunsmithing

1911 Front sight Installation

April 1, 2013 Rifleshooter 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 Rifleshooter 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 […]

Glock

Glock 36 Review

February 23, 2013 Rifleshooter 0

Introduction I bought my first Glock, a used Generation-2 G19 in 1994.  With the exception of a short affair with a Sig 220, I’ve been a Glock guy ever since.  The operating system is simple […]

Accessories

AKARS Holds Zero- Part 3

February 19, 2013 Rifleshooter 0

We’ve been using Parabellum Armament’s AKARS for 9 months.  You may have read our first review here, or our second here. In the first post, we field stripped the gun between shots to verify that it […]

Gunsmithing

Blueprinting a Remington 700 Action

February 18, 2013 Rifleshooter 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 […]