Oregunsmithing .221 Remington Fireball, Ruger PC Carbine 9mm Luger, Cimarron, The Pattern 1853 Rifle-Musket, The Perfect Gopher Rifle, and much more.
With spring in the air, the thought of the upcoming varmint season seems that it is right around ... ...Read More >
In this episode of Handloader TV we put the new Ruger made Marlin 1895 SBL through a full load de... ...Read More >
The American single-shot target rifle – epitomized by Ballard, Maynard and Stevens – occupies a u... ...Read More >
It’s not unusual for gun scribes to become tired or disenchanted with a rifle or pistol for one reason or another. ...Read More >
“The dial regulation is off on both of my scopes. They are supposed to be set up specifically for .223 Remington and 5.56 NATO loads with a 55-grain bullet at 3,240 feet per second (fps). However, I always have to either dial more to get on target, or holdover to make hits.” ...Read More >
A rifle not zeroed is completely useless in so far as hitting anything specific. My rifle shooting career started with modern optical sights. Getting them mounted and zeroed is a relatively easy chore, which I’ve accomplished with many dozens rifles and scopes. However, sometimes one’s interests take a different path. For decades my primary rifle shooting has been with metallic iron sights. Ironically, zeroing iron-sighted rifles can be more complicated than scopes, because the sights themselves must be physically moved. ...Read More >
The first thought to come to mind when considering gunsmithing that can be done in the home shop is simple parts replacement. Firing pins, extractors and metal injection molded parts chip or break; bolt stops and old-style (not plunger-type) ejectors become so battered with use that they malfunction on occasion. Generally easy stuff. ...Read More >