Keeping Safety First

Overview of gunsmith safety procedures.

by RK Campbell
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Morse Taper and Shotgun Repair

Self-opening and self-locking shotgun bolting systems and their relation to the old Morse taper.

by Sergey Lyalko
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Cartridge Conversions

Doddering old fools may not be tactical, but there are other reasons for gun projects. Here are mine for cartridge conversions.

by Paul Mazan
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Marlin Model 43 Shotgun

Produced in the early 1920s, this Marlin 12 gauge pump shotgun had a cracked stock and needed a thorough cleaning. This is how it was disassembled and repaired.

by Glen Calvert
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Ishapore 2A1 Enfield Repair

Here’s how I fixed a magazine feeding failure in an Ishapore 2A1.

by Brian R Smith
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Beretta Model 418

Beretta’s 418 .25 ACP handgun is one of the early pocket pistols. Dating from the 1930s, it was used by the world’s most famous secret agent.

by Glen Calvert
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TruProducts

TruProducts are designed for cleaning, lubricating and protecting the metal of outdoor gear based on 100% synthetic oils engineered to bond to metal and create a lasting barrier of protection and lubrication for hunting and fishing equipment. TruProducts do not separate from metal in the presence of moisture, debris, or extreme high and low temperatures. Field and laboratory testing performed over the years prove TruProducts outlast traditional oils and lubricants every time. They minimize maintenance time and expense, reduce equipment failures, and decrease replacement costs.
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