The truth about rifle barrel crowns

What to Look for in a Custom Rifle – The Barrel Crown

As part of an ongoing series on what to look for in a custom rifle, gunsmith John Stewart tells us all a little more about the barrel crown. John Stewart of Kiote Corp writes: Everyone knows...
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What to Look for in a Custom Rifle – The Trigger

  John Stewart of Kiote Rifles is a gunsmith. I've handled his rifles. I've seen them shoot 1/2 MOA ten-round groups at 300 yards with factory ammo -- and that was just while sighting in....

Gear Review: Vortex Torque Wrench Mounting Kit

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...

Living the Dream, Or the Last Rifle I’ll Ever Need

I had a pretty awesome childhood. As young as eight years old, it consisted of days, and often weeks completely on my own, wandering thousands of acres of Texas hill country land and creeks....

One Weird Trick For Detail-Stripping GLOCK 42 & 43 Receivers

Here's a little something I learned this weekend while installing a new trigger in my GLOCK-brand GLOCK 43 . . . The beauty of Gaston's design lies in its simplicity. To take the "Safe Action"...

Winter Project: Customizing Your Kel-Tec SUB-2000

By Diego Cesarei When I first saw the Kel-Tec SUB-2000 my thought was, “Cool! I want that thing!” I wanted it so badly that I happily paid the European price, which is almost the...