Category Archives: Gun Tech

1911 Full Length vs. GI Style Guide Rods

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S&W Competition Combat O S Thumb Piece

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Ruger Single-Actions: America ’s Best Do-It-Yourself Kit!

My very first handgun was a Ruger, and since that time, I’ve been a staunch fan of the simplicity, ruggedness and affordability of Ruger revolvers, with Ruger single-action’s topping my list of most-packed and favorite firearms. The strength of Ruger … Continue reading

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Lubrication 101: Gun oil, snake oil, and how to tell the difference

Firearms enthusiasts are the targets (pardon the pun) of some of the most misleading advertisements regarding the proper lubrication of their guns. The purpose of this article is to give a background on basic lubrication concepts, the technology behind them, … Continue reading

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Buying Used Pistols – What To Look For

It doesn’t cover revolvers. When I’m looking for a revolver, I take a feeler gauge, a dental mirror and a flashlight with me. I’m checking the cylinder/forcing cone gap and I’m doing it on every single hole in the cylinder. … Continue reading

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Headspace – what it is, and why it matters

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1911 Pistol review with Jerry Miculek

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A tour of Palmetto State Armory

PART I U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Have you ever wondered what goes into a Palmetto State Armory rifle? I have. Since Duncan and I were invited to visit with them and tour their facilities, we were about to get a first-hand look … Continue reading

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Muzzle Brakes and Flash Hiders

Nearly all ostensibly serious rifles being offered for sale today come with some sort of “muzzle device,” designed to: (1) Redirect expanding gasses at the muzzle to attenuate felt recoil and muzzle-rise, or (2) Attenuate muzzle “flash,” caused by expanding … Continue reading

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AR-15 Two-Stage Triggers

In my estimation, a two-stage trigger in any rifle offers the most secure, precise, and safest function. Two-stage triggers appeared in U.S.-issue service rifles, such as the 1903, M1, M14. But for the AR-15/M16, it took the civilian-side aftermarket to … Continue reading

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Slicking up your Blackhawk

My Ruger pal Elmo turned me onto this video. If you go by the manual, you have to remove the grip frame from the gun to change out the springs which really isn’t that big a deal anyways – it … Continue reading

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Jerry Miculek – Ultimate AR-15 cleaning and take down

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Got ammo? Lots and lots of ammo?

Minden, NV – -(AmmoLand.com)- Precision firearms manufacturer, Franklin Armory, has successfully adapted the patented Generation 3 Binary Firing System to the AK Platform. Prototype triggers have undergone substantial field testing, and the final configuration will be placed into production soon. … Continue reading

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Blueprints: .50 Caliber Target Rifle Plans

This PDF is a set of .50 Caliber Target Rifle Plans. It is how to build drawings & information from Gunmetal designs. This is book of 19 pages detailing how to build a single shot bolt action rifle to shoot … Continue reading

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First and Second Focal Plane in Rifle Scopes for Dummies

USA –-(Ammoland.com)- When you hear terminology like “focal plane” it sounds like serious physics is about come at you like an amped up spider monkey, but it’s actually a pretty simple concept. Here’s why. The reticle that you see through … Continue reading

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Dear Kenny

From a reader. I did my AR years ago and have no plans for another, so I’m out of touch. If you can help the man out, it would be most appreciated. You were super helpful on a gun question … Continue reading

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Installing Power Custom’s free spinning pawl on your Ruger Blackhawk

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1911 Pistol Review with Jerry Miculek

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Rep. Tim Walz Exemplifies Myth of ‘Pro-Gun Democrat’ Politician

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “In race for [Minnesota] governor, [Tim] Walz embraces role as gun-control candidate,” MinnPost reported Thursday. “Walz had that pesky résumé item of having been endorsed by the NRA in the past, and then there were the photos: … Continue reading

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State Department Gives Facts on 3D Gun Settlement

Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- On 31 July, 2018, Heather Nauert briefed reporters on issues at the Department of State. She answered questions about the settlement of the First Amendment lawsuit with the Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed. The State Department Press … Continue reading

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