Rifles

IWI US Tavor

January 19, 2013 Bill Marr 0

We were fortunate enough to get some trigger time with the IWI US, Inc. Tavor at SHOT Show’s media day.  Assembled in Harrisburg, PA with a combination of Israeli and US parts for 922r compliance, the Tavor offers US shooters […]

Gunsmithing

AR15 Barrel Threading

December 26, 2012 Bill Marr 0

We recently decided to add a muzzle device to our factory cut and crowned Colt 16 5/8″ barrel.  As always, the following is presented to document our projects and is for information purposes only. We […]

Competition

3-Gun Rifle Review

November 24, 2012 Bill Marr 0

3-Gun Rifle Review We recently headed to the range to test out our custom built 3-Gun competition rifle.  A detailed account of the build can be found in our article “3-Gun Rifle Build“.  A list of […]

Competition

3-Gun Rifle Build

November 24, 2012 Bill Marr 0

3-Gun AR15 Rifle Build If you haven’t shot a 3-Gun match, you haven’t lived.  This demanding sport requires shooters to deliver fast, accurate shots, from close to distant targets. The rifle is perhaps the easiest […]

Rifles

Lapping an AR15 Upper Receiver

November 23, 2012 Bill Marr 0

Lapping an AR15 upper receiver ensures that the barrel is true to the upper receiver by providing a perfectly perpendicular surface for the barrel extension.  This task is easily accomplished with a few simple tools […]

Gunsmithing

Marlin 336 Straight Stock Conversion

November 18, 2012 Bill Marr 0

336 Straight Stock Conversion We recently scored a Marlin 336 in 35 Remington from a friend.  Always on the prowl for a short, handy, woods gun; we decided this Marlin was in need of a […]

Gunsmithing

Marlin 1895 45-70 Brush Gun Build Part 1

November 5, 2012 Bill Marr 0

1895 Brush Gun Build Who doesn’t love a Marlin 1895 in 45-70?  This classic, hard hitting lever gun is a staple of American firearms and commonly encountered in the hands of outdoorsman everywhere. With a stock barrel […]

Carbine Basics

AR15/ M4 Upper Receiver Build

November 4, 2012 Bill Marr 0

UPDATE: Click here for the range report We’ve been getting a lot of requests to build what we would consider a good general purpose AR15 upper receiver. With a focus on durability, reliability and ease of maintenance  this […]

Gunsmithing

Cerakote Firearm Refinishing

November 3, 2012 Bill Marr 0

We’ve been using different sprayed on heat cured finishes here for a while.  Our favorite is Cerakote, a two-part heat cured ceramic based epoxy. Cerakote provides a durable protective finish that we have come to […]

Accessories

CTK Precision P3 Ultimate Gun Vise Review

November 2, 2012 Bill Marr 0

If you clean or tinker with your guns, you’ve undoubtedly struggled to find an effective method to secure your firearms without damaging them.  Back in the day, we had three pieces if 1×12 pine nailed together […]