Tag: Rifle Barrel Chambering

300 PRC Precision Loads Step by Step

300 PRC is a precision long-range cartridge and shooting platform. And when precision counts, the reloading process and capability becomes super-important. Match-grade loads can make the difference between a hit and a miss when you’re stretching out to 1000 or even 2000+ yards. In this article I’ll give you a complete walk-through of my current […]

300 PRC Initial Load Development: 225 grain ELD-M and Ramshot Magnum

Yes it’s tedious, and yet it takes a lot of time, but I really enjoy load development! And this time with 300 PRC, I’ll have two nearly identical barrels to perform load development  with. Both are match-grade barrels from Benchmark! One will be 1:9.5 twist (the custom 300 PRC used in this article), and the […]

300 PRC Custom Build: Optics and First Range Trip

Putting together this 300 PRC custom rifle has been a slow and meticulous process, and I’ve enjoyed each moment. There have been numerous details to work out, lots of research and time on the phone with various companies- and now it has all come together as a complete rifle. I spent the “quality time” necessary […]

300 PRC Custom Build: Benchmark Tactical Brake Machining and Install

When you’re talking magnum calibers, a brake is one of the best investments you can make! Sure, the guys shooting next to you may not like it, but it’s a GREAT way to take the edge off heavy recoiling rifles and cartridges. Benchmark is known for world-record-setting barrels- but they also make muzzle brakes! In […]

300 PRC Custom Build: MDT ACC Chassis Assembly, TriggerTech Diamond Install

This full-custom 300 PRC build has been a long road. I’ve spent hours on planning, research, building, and now assembly. The anticipation to see this rifle come together has been thick. And now it’s time to assemble the complete rifle! In this article I’ll cover trigger installation, assembling the MDT ACC Chassis, and putting the […]

300 PRC Custom Build Overview

It’s taken a lot of planning and preparation, but now it’s time! It’s time for the most in-depth rifle build I’ve ever taken on: my 300 PRC full-custom. This will be a rifle that I can reach further with, and every detail will be exactly what I want for maximum precision and accuracy. So in […]

How-To: Building the ULTIMATE Lathe Spider For Your Gunsmithing Lathe

Originally published on our sister site Making with Metal. One of the first things I do when I get a new piece of machine shop equipment is to decide how I’ll “customize” the machine and organize all of the tooling. Machining is a very personal thing, and it’s therefore “just a part of the process” […]

Winchester 70 Rebarrel Part 1: Overview

Also published on our sister website http://makingwithmetal.com Metalworking and shooting are both passions of mine, so it follows that gunsmithing would be a natural fit. For me, here’s a powerful draw towards gunsmithing projects that involve accurizing, enhancing, and re-building firearms. So when I discovered that my Winchester Model 70 Heavy Varmint 22-250 rifle needed a […]




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