Gunsmithing

Remington 700 sheared screw removal

December 1, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Removing a damaged or broken screw can be a difficult task. Sometimes just the head breaks off and if you’re lucky, some exposed screw shank is left behind that you can grab with pliers. Other-times, […]

Gunsmithing

Glue on recoil pad installation

November 23, 2019 Bill Marr 0

An important part of the gunsmith’s tasks is the ability to install a properly fitted recoil pad. Occasionally you may find a factory replacement pad that aligns perfectly, but more often than not, you’ll end […]

Gunsmithing

Rifle stock QD stud repair for bipod

September 22, 2019 Bill Marr 0

Bipods have gone mainstream in the shooting sports. While high-end rail mounted bipods like the MDT Ckye-Pod are common on precision rifles, the Harris bipod and its clones, are still found on many guns. These […]

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 […]