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Is Your Gun Failing to Feed? Check Your Magazines

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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...
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Gunsmithing Tools You Need: Left Hand Drill Bits

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I was once stopped by a cop on my way to the ranch because of burnt out tail light. When I made it out to the ranch, I discovered that the head of one...
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Are 80% Frames, 3D Printing, and the Ghost Gunner Now Obsolete?

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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...

When a Good Gun Goes Bad – Excerpt from ‘Gunsmithing Modern Firearms’

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Gunsmithing Modern Firearms, A Gun Guy’s Guide To Making Good Guns Even Better, is Bryce Towlsey’s newest gunsmithing book. Towsley is a firearms expert who has spent his 38-year career writing for many of...

Accuracy Testing Your Rifle — Excerpt from ‘Gunsmithing: Rifles, 9th Edition’

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Gunsmithing: Rifles, 9th Edition is the latest edition of Patrick Sweeney’s long-running gunsmithing book series. Do you have a rifle that just won’t group, no matter what you try? From hunting rifles to tactical and benchrest...
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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...
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SHOT Show: All the Stippling Tips You Could Want

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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...

SHOT Show: Universal Field Sight Pusher by RST

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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,...
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When CAD Software Is Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Design Aircraft

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I've questioned New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's intelligence and sanity since he sued a California company last year under the novel legal theory that a nonexistent New Jersey law applies to a California...
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DIY Guns, Part 1: An Intro to Modern 3D Printing and Making Your Own...

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  . Experienced 3D gun maker Ivan the Troll, head of PR for Deterrence Dispensed, will be taking us through the basics of 3D printing and revealing how easy and affordable producing your own 3D...
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State Attorneys General Defeated, Small Arms Export Control Reforms Now in Effect

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By Larry Keane NSSF’s Intervention on Behalf of Industry Is Successful – Court Allows Export Rules to Take Effect After a decade long push by the NSSF, the final rules for the USML to CCL transition...
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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...