Savage Long-Action Model 112 Retrofit

Sometimes we gunsmiths are faced with the ultimate challenge. Revising a long-action Savage Model 112 bolt to an older, medium-action Model 112 “J” series rifle ranks among the difficult but well within the realm of accomplishment.

by Norman E. Johnson

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Restore, Renovate, Ruin

Sometimes, the hardest part of a job is dealing with your conscience. What do you do when a customer wants a valuable antique refinished?
by Paul Mazan

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A Hunter’s Finish For The Wooden Stock

If there is more than one way to skin a nine-lived cat, there are ten times more ways to finish a wooden stock. That is a good thing. Like snowflakes, no two stock blanks are exactly alike. How could there be only one way to do this job?

by Wendell Dwight Deaner

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Counterbalancing The Stock

In the accuracy arena, where 1/8th of a minute-of-angle increments can make a significant difference, overall rifle balance can play a huge part. Among the more useful aids in achieving stock/rifle balance will be the addition of weight to the buttstock.
by Norman E. Johnson

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Century Arms TP-9

A not-so-light once over with the new TP-9. If you’ve done much pistol work there are no real mysteries here, just some red flags.

by Chick Blood

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