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Fitting The 1911 Barrel Part 3: The Link

Gus Norcross - February 22, 2013

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, we fitted the hood and lugs of a Kart barrel to our pistol....

How to Fit a 1911 Barrel, Part 1: The Hood

Gus Norcross - February 08, 2013

The most critical component of a 1911 accuracy job is the barrel.

Cool Tools: Magna-Matic Defense AKFST

Gus Norcross - January 07, 2013

I got a call a couple weeks ago from a guy who said the front sight windage drum on his...

Cool Tools: Geissele Reaction Rod

Gus Norcross - December 28, 2012

An unavoidable task for anyone assembling an AR-15 type rifle is torquing the barrel nut. Old

What's the Best Stoning Fixture for Pistol Work?

Reid Coffield - September 19, 2012

Question: What would you recommend as a fixture for doing trigger work on handguns? I am...

Dimpling AR-15 Barrels For Gas Blocks

Gus Norcross - August 10, 2012

Gus Norcross, originally trained on National Match rifles and pistols by the National Guard

Standard Tapered-Blade Screwdriver on Gunsmith Bench?

Reid Coffield - April 03, 2012

Standard Tapered-Blade Screwdriver on Gunsmith Bench?

Parallel Smooth-Jaw Pliers a Must-Have for DIY Gunsmiths

Reid Coffield - March 22, 2012

What's the best tool for pulling parts off tight-fitting pins without causing any damage to...

Night Sight Life

Reid Coffield - February 08, 2012

Question:I am thinking about putting some night sights on my house gun, a Colt Commander. I...

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