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This text index of American Gunsmith articles on this page covers all issues from April 2006 to January 2010. Starting with the February 2010 issue and on, all articles published are added to this site as individual posts along with an abstract, sorted by category and archived by issue date.

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April 2006 – January 2010

 

Article Issue Date
‘Detail Cleaning’ the Low-Tech Way 2009-12
‘Slicking Up’ the S&W Third Generation Pistols 2008-03
ACCG Project Gun: The Special Hornet 2008-10
AccuGrip Vise Pads 2009-07
Accurizing AR-Type Rifles and Carbines, Part 1 2009-11
Accurizing AR-Type Rifles and Carbines, Part 1 2009-11
Accurizing AR-Type Rifles and Carbines, Part 2 2010-01
Accurizing AR-Type Rifles and Carbines, Part 2 2009-12
Accurizing AR-Type Rifles and Carbines, Part 2 2009-12
Accurizing the M1 Garand 2007-08
Add an Adjustment Screw to the Ruger MKII’s Trigger 2007-07
Add the ‘Midas’ Touch (Gold Leaf Paint) 2007-05
Adjusting the New Remington Model 700 Trigger 2007-08
Advanced Stockwork: Exotic-Wood Forend Tips 2007-02
AK-47, Taking Down the 2006-08
Alpha Precision Solderless Front Sights for Revolvers 2006-04
American Custom Gunmakers Guild Exhibit in Reno 2006-11
Back-Boring the Shotgun Barrel 2008-07
Barrel-Making Goes High-Tech 2007-05
Basic Stock Work and Finishing 2008-05
Beretta 90-Two, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2007-09
Beware of the $2-an-Hour Job 2008-08
Book: Building Double Rifles on Shotgun Actions 2009-07
Breathing New Life into an Old Scattergun 2006-11
Brownells Annual Gunsmiths Career Fair 2009-07
Brownells Classic Rust Blue 2008-10
Brownells Cleaning Patches 2008-04
Browning .22 Auto, Disassembly/Troubleshooting of the 2006-06
Browning Cynergy Shotgun, Disassembly and Reassembly 2008-08
Browning T-Bolt, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2008-05
Build a Gunsmithing Library 2007-05
Build a Recoil-Pad Grinding and Fitting System 2007-09
Building the Gunsmithing Library: Part 1, The Classics 2009-10
Bullet Test Tube Ballistics Test Kit 2006-11
Buttplate Restoration with Epoxy 2007-04
Caspian Pocketsmith Tool 2009-07
Causes and Cures for Doubling on Krieghoff Shotguns 2006-10
Cerakote Ceramic Coating 2008-10
Chamber Throat Reaming with a Precision Touch 2008-11
Changing Calibers: Revolver Cylinder Reaming 2006-08
Charter Undercover Revolver, Disassembly and Reassembly 2009-05
Cold Bluing: Another Approach 2009-11
Cold Bluing: Restoring ‘Family Heirlooms’ 2009-09
Colt Huntsman Pistol, Working the 2007-10
Colt Official Police Medium-Frame Revolvers, Working 2008-10
Colt Official Police Medium-Frame Revolvers, Working 2008-10
Colt Paterson Percussion Revolver, Working the 2008-07
Colt Paterson Percussion Revolver, Working the 2008-07
Colt Sauer Bolt-Action Rifle, Working the 2008-12
Colt Sauer Bolt-Action Rifle, Working the 2008-12
Colt Single Action Army Model 1873, Working the 2006-07
Colt Single Action Army Model 1873, Working the 2006-07
Colt Walker Revolver, Working the 2008-09
Colt Walker Revolver, Working the 2008-09
Colt’s All American 2000, Working 2006-05
Colt’s Model 1877 Double-Action Revolvers, Working 2006-06
Colt’s Model 1877 Double-Action Revolvers, Working 2006-06
Constantly Improving Your Skills 2007-03
Converting the Remington Model 700 to Single-Shot 2008-10
Converting the Ruger 10/22 to .17 Mach 2 2008-12
Converting the Ruger 77/22 Magnum to .17 HMR 2006-06
Correcting Feeding Problems in Marlin Rimfire Rifles 2008-01
Custom M1911: Fitting an Aftermarket Thumb Safety 2009-10
Cyanoacrylate Thread Lockers 2008-04
CZ70 Semi-Automatic Pistol, Disassembly/Reassembly 2008-10
CZ82 and CZ83, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2008-04
Dan Wesson Model 15, The Return of the 2007-03
Dates Set for 2009 Gunsmith Career Fair 2008-11
Disassembly and Reassembly Of the KBI Jericho Pistol 2010-01
Enhancements to the Power Series I Stoning Fixture 2008-10
Estimates vs. The Final Repair Cost 2007-10
Explaining Repair Costs to Your Customer 2008-07
EZ Pull Trigger Assist 2007-07
Fabricate a Fixed Ejector for the Jarvis .22 Conversion 2009-09
Fabricating Firing Pins 2006-07
Fabricating Firing Pins 2006-07
Fine Tuning Magazines for Reliable Feeding 2008-02
Finish-Crowning the Rifle Barrel 2008-02
Firearm Finishing Methods: A to Z 2009-08
Fitted vs ‘Drop-In’ M1911 Barrels 2006-08
Fitting an Extended Thumb Safety on the M1911 2007-01
Get the Lead Out! 2006-10
Getting Started in Engraving 2010-01
Glock Mods: An M1911 Man Branches Out 2007-06
Goof-Proof Removal of the Thompson Barrel 2008-11
Great Western Single Action Army, Working the 2009-11
Great Western Single Action Army, Working the 2009-11
Gun Kote: A Precision Coating 2006-08
Gunsmith: Jack of All Trades and Master of All, The 2008-06
H&R 1871 Pardner Pump Shotgun, Profiling the 2007-04
H&R 1871 Pardner Pump Shotgun, Profiling the 2007-04
Headspace: Measurements and Corrections 2006-07
Henry Rifle and its Uberti Replica, Working the 2009-07
Henry Rifle and its Uberti Replica, Working the 2009-07
Hi-Power Parts Interchangeability/Rimfire Conversions 2007-02
Improving the Glock Model 23 with Aftermarket Parts 2009-06
Increase Your Per-Gun Income 2007-09
Inletting a Machined Stock 2009-04
Install a Timney Trigger on the Ruger M77 Mark II Rifle 2007-11
Installing a Forend Barrel-Tuning Device 2006-09
Installing a Forend Barrel-Tuning Device 2006-09
Installing and Repairing 1911-Type Grip-Screw Bushings 2008-11
Installing Blended Adjustable Sights on Auto-Loaders 2006-08
Installing Butt Pads and Plates on Finished Gunstocks 2006-04
Jard Adjustable Trigger for the AR-15 2008-04
Kahr P-Series Pistols, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2009-09
Kahr P45 Pistol, Disassembly/Reassembly of the 2006-09
Know Your Pins, Punches, and Drifts 2008-04
Lap Fitting of Rifle-Bolt Locking Lugs 2007-05
LaserLyte Mounting Rail Adapters 2006-11
Lead Removal: Get the Lead Out! 2006-10
Learn to Checker Kit from Battenfield Technologies 2006-11
Learning to Work on English Double Shotguns 2008-09
Limiting Your Liability 2008-05
Little Sharps Rifle, Disassembly of the 2009-07
Little Sharps Rifle, Disassembly of the 2009-07
Llama 1911: Common Problems and Simple Solutions 2006-06
Llama 1911: Common Problems and Simple Solutions 2006-06
M1 Garand: A Troubleshooting Checklist, The 2009-08
M1911 in 10mm: Some Special Considerations, The 2009-09
M1911 Safety: Thoughts on Triggers and Firing-Pin Blocks 2006-09
Magna-Tip Screwdriver Kits 2009-07
Maintenance and Troubleshooting of AR-15-Type Rifles 2007-12
Make a Fiber-Optic Front Sight 2009-10
Make a Handy Chamber-Neck Length Gauge 2008-04
Make a Spring Compressor for the Remington Model 700 2008-03
Make a Trigger-Assembly Tool for the Winchester M12 2007-07
Making ‘Invisible’ Stock Repairs 2009-10
Making a Barrel Chamber Neck and Leade Section 2008-06
Making a Crossover Bolt for the 98 Mauser 2009-04
Making a Custom Rear Sight for the ‘Slugger’ Shotgun 2009-03
Making a Laminated Rifle Buttplate 2006-07
Making a Laminated Rifle Buttplate 2006-07
Making a Quick-Detachable Barrel-Band Swivel Base 2006-06
Making a Quick-Detachable Barrel-Band Swivel Base 2006-06
Making an M1911 Trigger Shoe that Fits 2010-01
Making and Installing a Barrel/Receiver Coupler 2007-01
Making Blackpowder Revolvers More User-Friendly 2006-09
Making Decorative Metal Overlays 2009-08
Making the Gunsmith Shop a Success 2007-02
Managing Your Parts Inventory for Maximum Profits 2007-11
Marlin 39A: Extraction, Ejection, Feeding Problems 2008-05
Marlin Lever-Actions, Working the Newer 2007-04
Marlin Lever-Actions, Working the Newer 2007-04
Marlin Model 1891 .22 Lever-Action, Working the 2007-06
Marlin Model 1891 .22 Lever-Action, Working the 2007-06
Marlin Model 1894, Taking Down the 2007-08
Marlin Model 1894, Taking Down the 2007-08
Marlin XL7 Rifle, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2008-11
Maximize Your Profit: Making Target Knobs for a Scope 2009-02
Metal Finishing: Polishing with Abrasive Stones 2009-06
Micro-Lapping the Remington 700/40X Receiver Bed 2008-09
Micro-Lapping the Remington Model 700 Recoil Lug 2007-12
Micro-Lapping Winchester Model 70 Locking Lugs 2008-12
Modifying the Hammer/Sear Jig for Function Testing 2009-08
Modifying the Mini-14/30 Bolt to Fire Imported Ammo 2009-04
Modifying the Thompson/Center TCR ’83 Trigger 2006-05
Mounting the Holland Adjustable Picatinny Scope Rail 2009-07
NAA Guardian Pistols, Working the New 2007-08
Parker Top-Lever Model Double Shotgun, Working the 2007-12
Parker Top-Lever Model Double Shotgun, Working the 2007-12
Plant Front-Loading ‘Army’ Revolver, Working the 2009-12
Plant Front-Loading ‘Army’ Revolver, Working the 2009-12
Problem Solving with Aluminum-Frame 1911-Type Pistols 2007-12
Producing a ‘Faux-Parkerized’ Finish with DuraCoat 2009-06
Put a Non-Slip Grip on a Plastic Gunstock 2008-12
Rebarreling Choices 2007-03
Rebarreling the Remington Model 504 .22 LR 2006-12
Rebuilding a Firing-Pin Tip 2009-03
Rebuilding the ‘Battered’ Revolver 2008-07
Recutting and Restoring Worn or Damaged Checkering 2008-03
Relining the .22 Rifle Barrel: An Alternate Procedure 2009-07
Remington 11-87 Premier Trap Shotgun, Servicing the 2007-01
Remington 887 Shotgun, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2009-12
Remington Double Derringer, Working the 2007-07
Remington Double Derringer, Working the 2007-07
Remington Genesis Muzzleloader, Servicing the 2007-10
Remington Genesis Muzzleloader, Servicing the 2007-10
Remington M105 CTi Shotgun, Disassembly/Reassembly 2008-02
Remington Model 5 Rifle, Disassembly of the 2007-05
Remington Rolling Block Rifle, Working the 2007-09
Remington Rolling Block Rifle, Working the 2007-09
Remington Single-Shot Rolling Block Pistol, Working the 2006-11
Remington Single-Shot Rolling Block Pistol, Working the 2006-11
Remington SPR 18 Rifle, Scouting Out the 2008-01
Remington-Keene Bolt-Action, Disassembly of the 2006-12
Remington-Keene Bolt-Action, Disassembly of the 2006-12
Removing Rust with Electrolysis 2009-02
Resolving 1911 Problems: Failures to Go into Battery 2009-02
Rossi Tuffy Shotgun, Working the 2009-10
Royal Purple Synthetic Gun Oil 2007-07
Ruger LCP Pistol, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2008-09
Ruger LCR Revolver, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2009-08
Ruger New Alaskan Rifle, Disassembly and Reassembly 2008-03
Ruger Old Army Percussion Revolver, Working the 2007-05
Ruger Old Army Percussion Revolver, Working the 2007-05
Ruger P345 Pistol, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2009-01
Ruger SR9 Pistol, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2009-02
S&W .38 Double-Action Perfected Model, Working the 2007-02
S&W .38 Double-Action Perfected Model, Working the 2007-02
S&W Top Break .32 Single-Action Model 1-1/2, Working 2008-01
S&W Top Break .32 Single-Action Model 1-1/2, Working 2008-01
S&W Top-Break .32 Double-Action Models, Working the 2008-05
S&W Top-Break .32 Double-Action Models, Working the 2008-05
S&W Top-Break .38 Double-Action Models, Working the 2008-04
S&W Top-Break .38 Double-Action Models, Working the 2008-04
S&W Top-Break .38 Single Action 1st Model, Working the 2008-03
S&W Top-Break .38 Single Action 1st Model, Working the 2008-03
S&W Top-Break .38 Single Action, 2nd & 3rd Models 2008-06
S&W Top-Break .38 Single Action, 2nd & 3rd Models 2008-06
S&W Top-Break .44 Single-Actions, Working the No. 3 2006-04
S&W Top-Break .44 Single-Actions, Working the No. 3 2006-04
Sabre XR Rifle, Disassembly/Reassembly of the 2007-11
Safe and Effective Removal of Nickel Plating 2007-10
Safely Removing Barrel Obstructions 2007-06
Safety Bullet 2008-04
Salvage It or Scrap It? 2009-12
Salvaging Grandpa’s Old Double 2006-05
Sauer Model 202 Rifle, Taking Down the 2006-05
Savage M1899 Rifle, Working the 2007-03
Savage M1899 Rifle, Working the 2007-03
Savage Milano Shotgun, Disassembly/Reassembly of the 2007-07
Savage Range Systems Model GT Bullet Trap 2006-04
Savage Series-93 Rimfire, Disassembly/Reassembly of the 2006-11
Scope-Ring Alignment 2007-08
Scoping the Benelli Nova Shotgun 2009-01
Sharps Model 1874 Rifle, Working the 2008-02
Sharps Model 1874 Rifle, Working the 2008-02
Shorten a Cap-and-Ball Gun for Bigger Profits 2009-05
Should You Repair a Blown-Up Pistol? 2008-09
Sig Sauer Mosquito .22 Pistol, Dissecting the 2009-03
Sig Sauer P250 Pistol, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2009-11
Simple Crossbow Modifications 2008-06
Slow-Rust Bluing: Science or Alchemy? 2009-03
Smith & Wesson i-Bolt Rifle, Disassembly and Reassembly 2008-06
Smith & Wesson M&P Pistol, Disassembly and Reassembly 2008-12
Smoothing the Taurus Model 80 Revolver 2007-01
Smoothing the Thompson/Center Encore 2006-10
Soliciting Work from Gun Retailers 2007-08
Solving .22 Rimfire Problems 2008-06
Solving Accuracy Problems: Check the Fit of the Grip 2009-01
Solving Problems with .22-Caliber Conversion Units 2008-01
Sporterizing the British Enfield 2008-08
Springfield 1873 Trap-Door Single-Shot Rifle, Working the 2007-01
Springfield 1873 Trap-Door Single-Shot Rifle, Working the 2007-01
Springfield EMP, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2007-06
Stalking the Wild-Walnut Stain and Stock Filler 2006-12
Steel-Coat Bedding: A Step Beyond Pillar Bedding 2009-11
Stevens Model 200 Rifle, Disassembly/Reassembly of the 2006-07
Stevens Model 310, Disassembly/Reassembly of the 2007-02
Steyr-Mannlicher 1895 Carbine, Disassembly of the 2006-10
Steyr-Mannlicher 1895 Carbine, Disassembly of the 2006-10
Stippling: Checkering’s Ugly Cousin 2006-09
Stocking the Rare Stahl Martini 2007-09
Stuck-Bullet Removal–Times Four 2006-05
Tactical Solutions 1911/.22 Conversion Kit 2009-07
Take an Insider’s Look at the Savage AccuStock 2009-10
Taurus’ ‘The Judge’ Revolver, Disassembly/Reassembly of 2007-12
Taurus’ New PT 1911, Insights on 2006-12
The ‘Accelerated’ Firearm Break-In Process 2007-03
The ‘No-Machining’ 1911 Project 2007-03
The Basics of Double-Gun Lockup 2007-04
The Gunsmith’s Changing World 2007-04
The Gunsmith’s Shop: What Will It Cost? 2007-07
Thoughts on Building a Tactical/Target Rifle 2009-05
Time Management for the Gunsmith 2008-01
Timney Trigger Installation on the Winchester M70 Rifle 2008-08
Troubleshooting Cycling Problems on the Remington 742 2007-11
Troubleshooting Ejection Failures on the Remington 1100 2007-04
Tune Up the Bold Premium Trigger for Small-Ring Mauser 2009-01
Tuning Revolver-Cylinder Lockup 2006-10
Tuning the Remington Model 700 Firing-Pin Assembly 2009-09
Turn an Older Marlin Model 336 Into the New 336 XLR 2006-12
Uberti Cowboy Revolvers, ‘Slicking Up’ the 2008-08
Upgrades for .22 Rifles 2008-04
Upgrading the Arcus Pistol 2007-11
Upgrading the Ruger 77/22 Rifle 2006-04
Upgrading with Drop-In Pistol Parts 2007-10
Using a Stock-Drilling Jig for Pillar Bedding 2009-05
Using the Internet to Promote Your Business 2007-07
Using the Manson Precision Barrel-Crowning Tools 2007-06
Vises, Those Versatile 2006-11
Vulcanite File 2009-07
Walther P22 Pistol, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2009-06
Walther PPK, Revisiting the 2006-04
What Do Custom Jobs Really Cost? 2008-02
Winchester M1873/1876 and Modern Replicas, Working the 2009-01
Winchester M1873/1876 and Modern Replicas, Working the 2009-01
Winchester M1885 Single-Shot Rifle, Working the 2009-02
Winchester M1885 Single-Shot Rifle, Working the 2009-02
Winchester M1886 Rifles, Working the 2009-03
Winchester M1886 Rifles, Working the 2009-03
Winchester M1892 Lever-Action Rifles, Working the 2009-04
Winchester M1892 Lever-Action Rifles, Working the 2009-04
Winchester M1894 Lever-Action Rifle, Working the 2009-05
Winchester M1894 Lever-Action Rifle, Working the 2009-05
Winchester M1897 Slide-Action Shotgun, Working the 2009-06
Winchester M1897 Slide-Action Shotgun, Working the 2009-06
Working the Colt Scout Single-Action Revolver 2010-01
Working with Springs 2007-09
Zastava M88 Pistol, Disassembly and Reassembly of the 2008-07
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