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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.
SKS Upgrades? It almost sound like an oxymoron. But here's what can be accomplished by a truly determined fan of the rugged cold war relic.
Common muzzle devices — flash hiders, compensators, muzzle brakes — are often-overlooked features when shopping for an AR. But they shouldn't be, as each enhances the rifle in its own way.
Stock AK Triggers are not known for their crisp, clean breaks. But there is something that can be done about this with some simple modifications or upgrades.
We talk with gunsmith and author Fred Zeglin on P.O. Ackley's incredible influence on the modern firearms world.
A catch to choosing a rifle chambered for an Ackley Improved round is obtaining the brass to reload. Luckily, fireforming cases — shooting them in the Improved rifle — is a quick and easy way to procure plenty of brass.
Check out these great aluminum AK handguards to turn your Kalashnikov rifle into a more tactical firearm.

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