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 […]

Gunsmithing

Custom Tikka T3 6.5 PRC build

June 10, 2018 Bill Marr 0

The Tikka T3/T3X is a great action to  build a custom rifle on.  They tend to be straight, have a decent factory trigger and don’t have a separate M700-style recoil lug. As an added bonus, […]

Gunsmithing

.22 barrel liner installation

April 1, 2018 Bill Marr 0

.22 barrel liner installation .22 Long Rifle (.22LR) is an important cartridge that deserves more time on this site.  Inexpensive to shoot and easily found chambered in rifles throughout the world, the .22 LR serves […]

Gunsmithing

What is a gunsmith?

February 4, 2018 Bill Marr 0

What is a gunsmith?  If you take a look around, you’ll find a wide variety of opinions on the matter.  Some will argue there aren’t many “real” gunsmiths, while others think assembling an AR parts […]