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Learn from the misfortunes of others to avoid making these gunsmithing mistakes when repairing or maintaining your own firearms.
If you do your own gunsmithing long enough, you will run into screws that refuse to budge. From simple to extreme, try these five techniques to get the job done.
Should you take apart your suppressor to clean it? The answer is yes/always for some and no/never for others. Knowing the answer for your suppressor can save you time, money and aggravation.
Block bedding is a very effective way to accurize the newer factory synthetic stocks that have internally structured compartments in the forend and around the action area.
If you make a mistake mounting your new suppressor, you may not get a second chance. Putting the right one on correctly, and putting the right one on the compatible rifle, will avoid a busted suppressor, perhaps a broken rifle, and maybe even injuries to you or bystanders.
If you’re looking to enhance the performance and accuracy of your stock AR, upgrade that trigger first.
While a box stock Glock will run like a champ right out of the box, these four upgrades will make yours even more accurate and shootable.
Using Brownells parts, we show you how to extend the range of your muzzleloader with open sights.
One of the more overlooked components of the AR, properly functioning springs are vital to the platform’s performance.
Given the ease of modification, there's no reason you should be satisfied with a stock AR. Here’s a quick look at how to make your rifle race ready.
Upgrading from a standard to a free-floated handguard can increase your AR-15’s accuracy potential, and it isn’t difficult following this procedure.
Mounting a scope on a rifle is one of those things that can seem fairly straightforward on the surface, but once you actually start doing it, it can go sideways very quickly.
Not all barrel bedding is equal. There is a lot with regard to bedding dynamics that can either increase or decrease a rifle's accuracy.
The Remington 870 pump action has been used as a standard police model for decades. But as good as this gun is, it can always be improved by the application of aftermarket parts and the ingenuity of a custom gunsmith.
There are some solid benefits to converting the AR-15 to piston driven operation, but it can be a bit of an undertaking. Here's what you need to know.
In this custom build, a standard factory Ruger 10/22 is transformed into a suppressed predator and varmint slayer capable of daytime or nighttime operation.

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