Category Archives: Gun Tech

The .22 Confusion

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M1 D Sniper Garand

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300 Blackout

An email question: Fixin to build a new AR, (my addiction is getting the best of me!). Thinking about a 300 Blackout. Other than having to stock up on a more expensive ammo, what are the pros and cons in … Continue reading

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The 1877 Bulldog Gatling Gun

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Understanding headspace

Headspace is one of the most critical measures in your rifle. A quick definition: the distance from the face of the locked bolt to a datum line or shoulder in the chamber that arrests the forward movement of the cartridge. … Continue reading

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AR-15 Ammunition And Barrel Twist Rate

A very good article that I ran across over at WRSA. Be sure to watch the video at the end. There are a lot of articles and discussion forum threads on barrel twist rate for AR-15s. So why am I … Continue reading

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Yeah, the AR15 is Now Becoming C&R Eligible

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Any 30.06 reloaders out there?

I don’t load for an 30.06 so I can’t give him advice but I figure one of you can. Let him know how close this is to a max load so he can adjust accordingly, please. Kenny, can you recommend … Continue reading

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Reloaders: Get it while supplies last

From Wideners.com: From 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, February 3 – buy $200 of smokeless powder and we’ll email you a gift card for $40 off your next purchase! Read full details below, prices listed in this email are good … Continue reading

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Building an AR-15 upper

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When men get bored

I put a muzzle brake on my Mini-14 last night. I’m not entirely sure why I did or even why I felt the need to brake a 223, but I did. Hell, I’m not even sure where I got it. … Continue reading

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Zeroing your carbine

Seen at Western Rifle Shooters Association – if you don’t read the text, at least watch the two videos in order. They’re well worth the time. Pro Tips on Zeroing a Carbine My carbine is zeroed at 50 yards for … Continue reading

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Bill Jordan

If Bill Jordan were the most unforgettable character I’ve ever met, this story would appear in the “Reader’s Digest.” Although lacking not a whit of color and charm. Long Bill falls short of some of my more raunchy acquaintances in … Continue reading

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Piston Driven vs Direct Gas Impingement

This video does an outstanding job on explaining how both systems work, probably one of the best that I’ve seen so far. I had a reader write in with a question and as an afterthought I sent him this video, … Continue reading

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A reader asks for advice

I got this via email a couple days ago and for some reason didn’t catch it. Anyways, I don’t have a clue and was wondering if some of you might be able to answer his questions and help him out. … Continue reading

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Never again

Man, I just finished a trigger job on my Marlin Model 60 and you want to talk about a pain in the ass? The instructional video provided by the parts people sucked, springs and shit were hard to install and … Continue reading

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S&W trigger job

I did this trigger job on the Model 65 that I got from my dad. The trigger on it wasn’t bad, it was glassy as hell and broke easy but still just a bit heavy, so I ordered the spring … Continue reading

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Gas or piston? Read it and then decide

Forget about any military endurance testing of the AR/M16 platform, a rental range in Las Vegas has some extremely interesting findings when it comes to large round counts, sometimes in excess of 200,000 rounds through commercially available and full auto … Continue reading

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Marlin Model 60 22LR

I’ve owned a couple Model 60s  and Ruger 10-22s. The 60 outclasses the 10-22 by far – the Ruger jammed all the time but I’ve never had a jam or misfeed on the 60. Sorry to all you Ruger fanatics, … Continue reading

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Getting to know your 1911 inside and out

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