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DIY: Auto-Pistol Remodel

Joseph von Benedikt - July 24, 2018

We remodel a common service-grade duty semi auto pistol into the ultimate last-ditch survival sidearm.

Is Slide-to-Frame Fit Important for Accuracy?

Brad Miller, Ph.D. - August 19, 2016

Many factors contribute to accuracy, such as ammunition, barrel fit, the tolerance of how

10 Must-Have Tools for the DIY Gunsmith

Joseph von Benedikt - August 16, 2016

If you're going to be a good DIY gunsmith, you need at least a few critical tools.

Does a Rough Bore Mean Poor Accuracy?

Brad Miller, Ph.D. - July 08, 2016

When I look down a barrel, I want to see a smooth, shiny bore. Polished lands and grooves are a

Cutting & Crowning a Barrel with Hand Tools

Brad Miller, Ph.D. - June 23, 2016

Some of us are tinkerers at heart and enjoy working on our guns. It's interesting and educational

Easy Gunsmithing for the Beretta 92

Reid Coffield - May 23, 2016

The Beretta 92 FS 9mm semiauto pistol has been with us for many years. For the most part, it has

Glock Conversion: 9x23 Winchester

Brad Miller, Ph.D. - February 18, 2016

Glock pistols are well known for their firepower. They are available in most popular and powerful

Converting a 1911 to 7.62x25 Tokarev

Brad Miller, Ph.D. - August 27, 2015

The 7.62x25 Tokarev is a potent pistol cartridge. It originated in Russia in 1930 as an "improved"

Reducing Recoil: Traditional vs. Bushing Compensators

Brad Miller, Ph.D. - February 10, 2014

Find out how traditional and bushing compensators reduce pistol recoil.

The Best Sources for Gun Parts

Reid Coffield - June 05, 2013

One of the most fascinating things I learned years ago in my gunsmith shop related to broken

How to Determine an Unknown Chambering

Reid Coffield - April 18, 2012

It's a problem most gun owners never encounter, but it's one just about every gunsmith has seen.

Build a .22 Rimfire Garand, Part 3

May 20, 2011

In the first two parts of this series, I took a standard-production Ruger 10/22 rifle and

Build a .22 LR Garand, Part 1

April 01, 2011

In part 1 of the build you will learn what is needed to get started as well as how to fit

Build a .22 LR Garand, Part 2

April 01, 2011

In part 2 of the build you will learn the steps for fitting and shaping the stock, plus

Simple Action Bedding Secret

February 09, 2011

Most of the time, glass bedding a modern bolt-action rifle is relatively simple and

Ask the Experts

January 27, 2011

Savage Model 220 Extraction Problems? By Shooting Times Staff Report Savage Model

A Better Way to Slot Screws

January 12, 2011

In working on firearms, you'll often see damaged or worn screw heads. While the threads

Project Guns For Gunsmithing

January 04, 2011

The only practical way of learning how to repair and work on firearms is to get your

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