Spring Making Made Easy

Spring making is no mystery. Here’s how you can add this to your gunsmithing services.

by Robert E. Fried
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New Books from Paul Mazan

From author Paul Mazan.

I have two new books that have just been listed on Amazon.com. Both are available in Paperback and Kindle versions.

The first is “American Odyssey” and tells the Story of my Grandfather’s immigration from Poland to The U.S and covers his experience as an immigrant and in WW1. It is a tribute to all the people from all over the world that left their old lives and experienced passing through Ellis Island, Learning the Language while living with family and working menial jobs just to become Americans and secure a future for their children. It also follows him through the chaos of the first months of the War when we were unprepared, the trip to France with the first contingent of American troops , Training and introduction to trench warfare. He experiences the fear of death the painful exposure to Mustard Gas and being wounded.

The second book, “Chicago Rhapsody” is the first in a series of a smart mouth Private Detective who manages to fail at everything he tries until he becomes a cop. Along the way he picks up a K-9 partner who is his equally independent alter ego. If you like snappy dialog, funny situations, shoot outs, and a bit of mystery I think you will find this one right up your dark alley.

Remington Model 24: Old Or New Style?

Here’s how to recognize and work with the differences between old and new-style versions of the Remington 24.

by Mark R. Hollensen
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Model 94 Custom Repair

An analysis of a non-functioning Model 94 Winchester followed by an unusual repair puts the revered old gun right back into the deer woods.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Encyclopedic Error

Debunking old wives’ tales in gunsmithing the AR-15.

by Joe Carlos
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Working Inexpensive 1911s

1911 parts compatibility is sometimes an issue. Here’s what I’ve found about parts interchangeability and reliability working with 1911s from Armscor/Rock Island, High Standard, and Cimarron.

by RK Cambell
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Osprey Rifle Books

The Industrial Revolution provided the technological means to mass produce sufficient quantities of reliable, rifled firearms to make formal, massed marksmanship a worthy pursuit for militaries. No longer considered a bayonet handle capable of a few volleys before the inevitable infantry charge, long guns required rewriting established tactical doctrine. Of course, since then technology and tactics have continued to evolve.
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