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1943 Military Issued Colt M1911A1-U.S. Army

Recently, our Gunsmith Shop received a 1943 Military issues Colt M1911A1-U.S. Army for some minor restoration and cleaning. Without question, the most famous United States military handgun… 206 more words


Long range 22 plinker?

​So, I haven’t gone Completely to peep sights… just on my hunting or field guns. ;)

But I didn’t want the scope that my buddy Swany gave me to go to waste, so I dug out a rail adaptor and some rings, put it on my Super Stock Marlin model 60. 199 more words


Weapons and Ammo: An Entertaining Look at "Iraqi Gunsmithing"

Iraqi Gunsmithing: SKS, Mosin Nagant Aficionados Be Warned!!

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I will warn you ahead of time; the photos that are included in this link are both atrocious and hilarious. 53 more words

Weapons & Ammo

Lefaucheux Pinfire Revolvers

Lefaucheux Pinfire Revolvers

by Dennis Adler

As early as December 1861, it had become clear to both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis that the Union and the Confederacy would need to import longarms and revolvers from Europe in order to equip the tens of thousands of volunteers fighting on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line. 1,078 more words


The Utility of Second Strike

There are essentially four failures in a firearm– a failure to feed, a failure to chamber, a failure to fire, and a failure to eject. A light strike is a failure to fire, and is corrected by either A: Doublestriking or B: corrective action. 228 more words

Gunsmiths. Finding the Right One

A good gunsmith may not be part of your shooting gear, but it’s certainly an essential component to keeping your shooting life smooth-running and fully functional. 217 more words