March 16th, 2014

NRA Offers New Do-It-Yourself Project Q&A Page

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The editors of American Rifleman have introduced a new Q&A Blog covering basic Do-It-Youself projects — ways to set-up, modify or assemble your firearms to make them work best for you. The editors explain the tools, tips and techniques they have used through the years to efficiently complete such projects. These short articles cover small projects, not serious gunsmithing tasks. Here are the four latest entries for the month of March.

Heavy Bullets In The Garand? Get Out Your Socket Wrench

March 12, 2014

Want to shoot heavy bullets out of an M1 Garand without bending your op rod or damaging your gas plug? All you need is a socket wrench.


Torqueing—It May Not Be What You Think!

March 10, 2014

If you were thinking about using the same torque wrench that you use to snug up your car wheels … STOP!


Why Doesn’t My Ring Fit My Rail?

March 09, 2014

Those brand-new rings you just bought won’t clamp onto the rail on your gun? Here’s why.


Gunsmithing Screwdrivers

March 04, 2014

This short article explains the benefits of a gunsmithing screwdrivers, and explains how to select a set for your needs.


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