Tag: Brownells

Seeing is Believing: Hawkeye Borescopes In-Depth Overview

Sometimes you have to see something to believe it. I can recall looking though a Hawkeye Borescope for the first time and thinking “wow, that’s CLEAR”. When it comes to gunsmithing, gun inspection, and gun maintenance, a borescope can tell you things that nothing else can. And that’s why a borescope is an invaluable tool […]

Brownells New for 2019: LR Scopes, Retro Riles, Glock Slides, and more!

I use a lot of tools from Brownells for gunsmithing, so one of my highlights at the 2019 SHOT Show was talking to the folks at the Brownells booth. During that visit, I had the opportunity to get an update on the “latest and greatest” from Roy Hill, here’s the conversation we had! Brownells has […]

Winchester 70 Rebarrel Part 3: Tools of the Trade

Also published on our sister website http://makingwithmetal.com Complex gunsmithing jobs require a lot of specialized tooling, and some common shop tools as well. In this post, I’ll walk through the tools and supplies I used during the rebarelling of my Winchester Model 70. There are a lot of options when it comes to tooling setups, […]

AR-MPR: Build Part 7 – Lower – Buttstock and Mating Upper Lower

In this, the final AR-15 assembly video, we’ll walk through the installation of the takedown pin and the buttstock assembly. Finally, we’ll put the upper and lower together for the first time and establish basic functionality (formal function check to follow in subsequent posts). After all of the planning and work that went into getting […]

AR-MPR: Build Part 6 – Lower – Trigger Grip and Safety

Continuing our way through the lower build steps, in this video, we’ll look at installing the Geissele national match trigger assembly, the trigger guard, the safety selector lever assembly, and the pistol grip.       Next, it’s on to the stock and final touches! Thanks,Gavin  

AR-MPR: Build Part 5 – Lower – Magazine Catch Bolt Catch Pivot Pin

In this video, we’ll start the assembly of the lower by walking through the installation of the magazine catch, the bolt catch, and the pivot pin. You’ll see a trick for installing the pivot pin that makes use of a dulled razor blade, and a modified section of drill rod. From the video, in this […]

2011 SHOT Show Starts Today in Las Vegas!

Hey everyone, hope some of you have the opportunity to attend the SHOT show this year… I we won’t be attending, but I do want to cover as much reloading product information as possible from afar… For starters, here’s some booths you may be interested in visiting: Hornady Manufacturing: Booth 13145Redding Reloading: Booth 16151Dillon Precision: […]




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