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My Philmont Adventure

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz

This story starts way back in February. Actually before that even, during the SHOT Show to be specific. 2,141 more words

In The Beginning..


My name is Michael.  I am from rural Indiana.  I am a full-time firefighter and work law enforcement part-time.  My love for guns and tactical gear has grown over the past three years.   304 more words


Blackhawk grips part 4.0

4th installment for this, first was leather grips, which I need to finish, second was a great block of birch burl, third the 1860 conversion. … 296 more words

New Gear

Grip tinkering.

Pietta 1860 navy grip frame test fit on a Ruger Blackhawk. 😎 Saw someone else do a 1860 grip on a Blackhawk, but wasn’t sure if my cap and ball revolver was true 1860 spec. 151 more words


Should I Outside Neck Turn My Brass?

Written by Ballistic Technician Paul Box

This is a question we get just about every week. Should I neck turn my brass? Well, the answer can be yes….and no. 221 more words



What you can look at everyday and never see!
Been looking at buying some burl wood chunks for a project. But really hoping to find some Alaskan wood in the process, with no luck. 89 more words


Plastic parts in your favorite carbine?

A tale of woe, disappointment and some buyers remorse unfold here, as I regale you with my sad tale of cleaning my Beretta firearms after a day of fun at the range. 518 more words

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