Changes Are a Comin’ (They Are Here)

These ramblings of an old gunsmith may be considered by the less educated to be just that, but hard-won wisdom may be the ticket to improving your business.

by Arthur J. Hunt Sr.

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Refinishing A Stevens .410 Double Shotgun

How much time and effort do you put into mending a family heirloom? Sometimes, a repair doesn’t have to be practical to make the effort worth it.

by Dominick Pisano

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Making A Single Shot Rifle Pattern

Given the pleasing, classic lines of the Remington Rolling Block No. 2 action, along with a can’t-pass gun show find, making a hand-built stock is well worth the effort!

by Dominick Pisano

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Working The Stevens Visible Loader

The Stevens Model 70 Visible Loader is starting to show collector interest. Here is the critical function, disassembly, and reassembly procedures with a guide to reference materials and parts.

by Robert A. Scott

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Receiver Side Base For Model 70 Winchesters

Proper installation of a receiver side base for a Model 70 Winchester is basically a straight forward gunsmithing procedure. However, re-doing a botched job sends a special message to any gunsmith. Here’s the procedure I used for a RPA Trakker Target Sight.

by Norman E. Johnson

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Meet The Century Arms Centurion Model 39 Sporter

Don’t think of this purely Yankee-made rifle as yet another run-of-the-mill AK-47. Despite its Kalashnikov roots, the Century Arms Centurion is a great example of the modern sporting rifles.

by Chick Blood

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NSSF/Harris Poll: Target Shooting, Home Defense Top-ranked

A recent National Shooting Sports Foundation poll conducted by Harris Interactive found that more Americans are target shooting now than six months ago, and that “home and personal defense” were the main reasons Americans recently purchased firearms. The poll also showed that 43 percent of respondents, which equates to nearly 98 million people, expressed some level of interest in participating in the shooting sports or hunting.

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