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Precision barrelmaker, inventor, and writer, Harry M. Pope was also a match-winning shooter.

Harry M. Pope: Accurate Rifle Barrels

Joel J. Hutchcroft - September 11, 2019

Precision barrelmaker, inventor, and writer, Harry M. Pope was also a match-winning shooter.

Harvey A. Donaldson may be best known for his .219 Donaldson Wasp wildcat cartridge, but during his lifetime he was popularly called the “pioneer benchrester.”

Harvey Donaldson: Pioneer Benchrester

Joel J. Hutchcroft - May 07, 2019

Harvey A. Donaldson may be best known for his .219 Donaldson Wasp wildcat cartridge, but...

The prolific P.O. Ackley created more than 50 wildcat cartridges, some purely for the fun of it.

P.O. Ackley - The King of Wildcats

Joel J. Hutchcroft - February 14, 2019

The prolific P.O. Ackley created more than 50 wildcat cartridges, some purely for the fun of...

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

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...



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

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

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

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.



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

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...



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

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...



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

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...

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