Remington M700 Recoil Lug Alignment Jig

Using a special recoil lug alignment jig while installing a barrel on a Remington Model 700 rifle series receiver eliminates the guess work in proper barrel installation. Here’s how to make and use one.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Forward Thinking Forward Assist

Ever consider the AR-15 forward assist as a decorative piece? Options are few but this small addition will surely grab the attention of fellow shooters at the line.

by Robert Coles
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FN FAL “Frankengun”

Known as the “Right Arm of the Free World”, the FN FAL has numerous variations. This sometimes leads to builds becoming a sort of Modern Prometheus with mixed parts. Here’s how I returned one to function.

by Dave Strom
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Enhancing Action Rigidity With A Scope Base

As we mount a heavy barrel to a rifle receiver, resultant suspension leverage can actually flex or spring the action. A good, one-piece scope base adds rigidity to action.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Savage Model 12 Extractor Retrofit

Sometimes a new or modified part becomes necessary to improve the dependable and safe function of a firearm. Here’s a closer look on how I retrofitted a Savage Model 12 extractor.

by Norman E. Johnson
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The Seecamp Conversion

Louis Seecamp was a 1911 fan and advocate of double actions for carry. Here’s how to work common problems with his conversion.

by RK Campbell
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Working The Ruger PC Carbine

Twenty years on, Ruger reboots its take on the Pistol Caliber Carbine, this time designing it to accept three different types of 9mm pistol magazines, including Glock.

by Brian R. Smith
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