How To Stipple a Glock

How to Stipple a GLOCK Pistol (or Any Polymer Handgun)

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'Stippling' is melting the plastic exterior of a polymer gun with the intent of improving the texture for a better grip. Below is a good example from Polinger_Firearms. This article is not a step-by-step "how-to" on stippling jobs: There...
Karabiner 98k Mauser

An Old Battle Rifle Rides Again: Faithfully Restoring a Karabiner 98k Mauser

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Because of my involvement in the Civilian Marksmanship Program sports and similar hobbies surrounding old military rifles, I often find myself in an ethical debate with my fellow competitors and enthusiasts. In a loud...
Home made DIY guns 80% arms

Making Your Own Gun is No Different Than Growing Your Own Food

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The right to craft and customize firearms is integral to the right to determine which arms one will “keep and bear.” There is nothing strange or sinister about making and customizing one’s own means of personal defense....
CZ 75

A Few Tips For Changing CZ 75 Sights…That I Learned The Hard Way

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If you have to or would like to install a new set of CZ 75 sights, here are a few tips I've collected after having attempted to do so recently. This, dear readers, is a...
improving a mil-spec ar trigger

Improving Your Mil-Spec AR Trigger

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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...
Josh Shapiro

Under Pennsylvania’s New 80% Lower Standard, Virtually Anything Can Now be Defined as a...

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has issued a legal opinion that reportedly rules "80%" receivers and frames are now considered to be firearms. Oh, no. As usual, it is much worse than that. Any attempt to...
Wolff springs tuning semi-auto

How to Tune Your Semi-Auto Pistol With a New Set of Springs

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When it comes to buying used guns, there is nothing more frustrating than dealing with some of the creative choices of the previous owner(s). When I picked up a used SIG SAUER P225 A1...
Building The Pig Truth: a .458 SOCOM Ultimate Hog Hunting Gun

Building The Pig Truth: a .458 SOCOM Hog Hunting Gun

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It has been over a year since I wrote about a gun I personally own (and told you that I'd feature more of them), so I'm way overdue in presenting The Pig Truth to...

The Toil and Trials of Building Your Own Custom 1911 – Part 1: Hand...

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I have only known a few people aside from professional gunsmiths who have taken up the challenge of building their own custom 1911. I know a fair number who own guns built by famous...

Gear Review: Vortex Torque Wrench Mounting Kit

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Back in June when I was at C.a.R Firearms talking to Fred Hastings about how he uses a digital protractor at his workbench, I was introduced to Vortex's Torque Wrench Mounting Kit. Fred has...

Gun Review: Fulton Armory FAR-15 USGI A2 Upper Receiver Assembly

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With no prior military service and an affinity for wing shooting, it took a while for USGI builds to reach the top of my list. In fact, I was planning to build a new...
3d printed handgun frame

Duan: The Government Could Seize Ownership and Copyright 3D Printed Gun Files

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Government agencies and the civilian disarmament industrial complex apparently are still under the impression that it's not too late to stop the signal. That they can still somehow stuff the 3D gun toothpaste back...