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Quick & Easy Gun Upgrade: Boyd’s Stocks by Scott Mayer

Quick and Easy Gun Upgrade: By Scott Mayer   Maybe money was tight at some time and you bought a cheap, plastic-stocked rifle only to find that it shoots great but you’re embarrassed by how cheap it looks. Maybe you dropped thousands on a gun with really great wood, but it looks so good that you’re afraid to take it …

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Scope Mounting Tip: Using a Bubble Level : By Scott Mayer

Scope Mounting Tip   For the most part, mounting a scope is a home-gunsmithing proposition. Most guns today come either pre-drilled and tapped for bases or with some type of rail system for tip-off rings. I end up mounting scopes a lot simply because of the nature of my work and usually the biggest challenges are either bases that are …

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Hard Primer Testing. 308 ASYM Ammo.

  We were out getting some training and I had a hard-primer strike.  Well…at first I didn’t know it was that. I was fearful the issue was something wrong with the FP / striker in my Blaser. After pulling the bullet (ASYM 175g 308), checking there was powder, and putting the unloaded case in an AR to see if I …

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338 Lapua Rifle KaBoom.

Here are some photos of a Savage 338 Lapua that suffered a catastrophic failure when the user, finding his brass cases were sticking in the chamber, was using cleaning rod to push them out. It is my understanding that this user was quite experienced and just had a “brain fart” and forgot what he was doing.   The shooter was …

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Home Camo Job on Your Rifle. Sig Sauer / Blaser Tactical 2

The Blaser project has been proceeding nicely. It’s a very nice rifle with lots of features but still doesn’t weigh a metric S-Ton. The only minor complaint I have against it is the color. In our part of the world (East of the Mississippi) black shapes stick out almost as bad as white. So we have known from day one …

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10-8 Performance Sites on Glock 19 Gen 4 FDE.

I’ve always been a big fan of 10-8 Performance. I use some of Hilton Yam’s parts on my 1911s. I am very comfortable with the ledge type site that he sells. So I am taking some time this winter to get those sites installed on my new Glock 19 Gen 4 in FDE. We will be posting more pics and …