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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Improved Wildcat Cartridges

Gunsmiths should be prepared to test the rifles we build and offer sound advice on some of the lesser understood aspects involved. Working with Improved or Wildcat cartridges fits right in here.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Accurizing Savage Model 112s

Selection of a non-custom rifle for serious target shooting can be a most difficult choice as inherent quality must be there or all may be for naught. Savage Model 112 rifles challenge the best of them.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Drop The Hammer

It is all in the trigger. Here are some new procedures I recently picked up working on 1911 pistols.

by RK Campbell
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Scoping .22 Semi-automatic Pistols

With a good measure of creativity, the shooter-gunsmith is often able to reach new heights in accuracy accomplishment… even with the little 22 semiautomatic handguns.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Savage 340 Smoothed

Features that made the Savage 340 inexpensive and popular also made the bolts sticky. Here’s a simple fix that markedly improved the bolt manipulation of one Model 340 chambered in .30-30.

by Brian R Smith
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Savage 10 BA Stealth Precision Rifle

This rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor delivers 0.5 MOA or better accuracy without breaking the bank. I made a simple modification to help me shoot it better.

by Glen Calvert
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