SHOT Show: Universal Field Sight Pusher by RST

I recently bought a sight pusher for a GLOCK 17 to drift out a standard rear sight and install a new Ameriglo replacement. The tool was an MGW309 GLOCK Sight Adjustment Tool, Brownells #584-045-017, for $117. All good, no complaints. But I also had an H&K HK45 in house whose night sights needed to come […]

SHOT Show: All the Stippling Tips You Could Want

If you love the smell of burning plastic (in a properly ventilated room, of course), then the OTDefense line of stippling products will be as familiar as creatively shaped polymer. Tyler Kee used an OTDefense Firearms Stippling Kit (five tips, $49) four years ago for a thorough TTAG review. Find it here. That same kit […]

Are 80% Frames, 3D Printing, and the Ghost Gunner Now Obsolete?

The Bakersfield Police Department is reporting that they arrested a felony parolee who was “in possession of an airsoft gun that had been converted to fire .357-caliber ammunition and had six live rounds of live ammunition” One more time…an airsoft handgun…converted to fire .357 ammo. From the police image above, that appears to be this […]

Is Your Gun Failing to Feed? Check Your Magazines

In our post earlier today on gift ideas for your favorite gun-owning father, Sam Hoober suggested buying pop some quality magazines. He correctly pointed out that a semi-automatic handgun’s most common failure point is the magazines you’re using to run it. Don’t believe him? Sam’s suggestion prompted frequent TTAG commenter Dyspeptic Gunsmith to chime in […]

Improving Your Mil-Spec AR Trigger

What’s the best way to improve your AR-15’s mil-spec trigger? Simple…buy a better one. Seriously, the easiest way to make your mil-spec AR-15 trigger smoother and crispier is to replace it with a better aftermarket AR trigger. There is a wide variety of good replacement triggers made by excellent companies like Timney, Geissele, ALG defense, and CMC, just to name a few. […]