Custom Wildcat Cartridges With Standard Reamers

Making a custom wildcat chamber while avoiding the cost of a custom reamer is both possible and practical using a pair of standard SAAMI reamers you likely have in your shop, or can readily rent or borrow.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Business Issues

Notes on The Perils of Pauline and other regulatory gems.

by Wendell Dwight Deaner
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The Gunsmith As Furniture Repairman

Gunsmiths are machinists and metalworkers also working with firearms, sort of like furniture composed of metal and wood.

by RK Campbell
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Improving The Marlin 17VS Trigger

Though the Marlin Model 17VS bolt action rimfire rifle does not have an adjustable trigger, it can be improved, making the rifle easier to shoot.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Improving Rack-Grade AR-15s

Achieving high performance from low-bid uppers.

by Joe Carlos
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Mill Sight Adjustment

A tip from gunsmith Patrick Sweeney. A neat trick you can perform with a mill is to adjust front and non-adjustable rear sights.
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