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 […]

6.5 Creedmoor

Building a custom Howa 1500 in 6.5 Creedmoor

November 1, 2017 Bill Marr 0

The Howa 1500 action offers a lot of potential for the precision rifle shooter.  While appearing externally similar to the Remington 700, further inspection finds many differences including a flat bottom receiver, M16 type extractor […]

Glock

Custom Glock slide milling

May 29, 2017 Bill Marr 0

The Glock has become a staple of the American shooting culture.  Thirty years ago it would be hard to believe this boxy plastic and steel gun chambered in a puny cartridge would become as popular […]

Gunsmithing

Texturing a fiberglass stock

February 1, 2017 Bill Marr 0

Many fiberglass stocks have fairly slick surfaces.  Some have textured paint or webbing that allows positive gripping in slippery conditions.  Some, like McMillan Fiberglass Stocks, can be ordered from the factory with textured grip surfaces. […]