Firearms

News & Tips: Are You Making These 3 Mistakes When Mounting Your Scope?...
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Are You Making These 3 Mistakes When Mounting Your Scope?

I have attended the Thompson Long Range Shooting School in Utah. One of the many things that I learned is that proper rifle scope mounting is critical for long range shooting, and that I haven't been…
News & Tips: Tips for Cleaning Your Shotgun and Rifle...
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Tips for Cleaning Your Shotgun and Rifle

Before you pack up your guns after hunting season, it’s critical to clean them first. It’s a good idea to clean your gun every couple of months whether it was used or not, but you should always clean…
News & Tips: Properly Storing (and Cleaning) Your Gun for the Winter...
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Properly Storing (and Cleaning) Your Gun for the Winter

Now that the Polar Vortex has come through (that's the new term for winter), many of you will be storing away your guns for the winter. Sure, a lot of us will be varmint and cougar hunting, but I bet…
News & Tips: What Makes a Firearm Worth $90,000?
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What Makes a Firearm Worth $90,000?

Bass Pro Shops fine gun rooms offers masterpieces from around the world and can appraise your family heirlooms, too. Yes, Bass Pro Shops carries firearms that are valued at $90,000, and sometimes…
News & Tips: The Profession of Gunsmithing
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The Profession of Gunsmithing

I have always heard the old adage, "Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life." I've never regretted the decision I made to become a gunsmith. The only thing…
News & Tips: Gun Maintenance Tips
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Gun Maintenance Tips

Normally going south isn't a good thing unless you are headed on vacation. Firearms are no different, and, as a gunsmith, I see too many firearms headed south. A split gun barrel. Take the rifle…
News & Tips: Speedloaders
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Speedloaders

One nice thing about carrying an automatic gun is that if you carry two clips then you have 46 shots available instantaneously at your fingertips, which is a big advantage over carrying a revolver.…
News & Tips: How to Clean Your Rifle
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How to Clean Your Rifle

Before we get started, I'm going to make a disclaimer: There will be one group of people that do not go to half the work that I'm going to suggest. Then there will be another group that totally flips…
News & Tips: Safe and Dry Ammunition Storage
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Safe and Dry Ammunition Storage

Ammunition has an incredible shelf life; many types can rest on a shelf for decades upon decades and still be as good as the day they were bought. That is -- if the ammo is kept in a cool, dry place…