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Smith & Wesson 77A Pump Pellet Air Rifle

I picked up this little abused rifle at a gun show in Missouri. I had never seen a rifle like this and I heard that antique air rifles can be fairly expensive. Knowing nothing about it asked the seller to educate me. He said that he had one as a kid, that it shot great…
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How to make a SKS firing pin

For all of you that have a lathe handy with some 1/4″ stainless steel, here are the dimensions to turn a SKS firing pin that uses a s&w revolver return spring.  This design was jot my idea, but I did figure out the dimensions on my own through trial an error…

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How to modify a S&W sight for a Taurus M44

Fortunately,  this was such a quick job, I forgot to take pictures of the process itself.  I started with a extra SDM S&W sight I had laying around.  The S&W sight had a square mount and then I overlaid the Taurus sight and scribed the radius onto it.  With a belt sander I reshaped the…
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Motorize! …your RCBS Trimmer

I’m just starting to appreciate the art of benchrest rifle loading.  So I figured I’d share my conversion of my hand powered RCBS Trimmer to a motorized version.

2014 USPSA season is on it’s way…

Sorry, I’ve been neglecting the the blog lately.  Work, Family and USPSA has been keeping me very busy. Most of the video’s from the matches have been posted on my Youtube channel, but here are a couple of playlists for the year so far: Rob W: Craig B: Aaron K: Roy N: Paul T:

A Cheap 2011 Build?

Cheap is relative term when you look at a 1911. If you’re considering buying a 1911 you can pick one up brand new for about 500 dollars, but if you want a decent quality 1911 you are in the $800+ price range. If you are looking for a 2011 handgun your new price is approximately…
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TriggerMeister’s FastFire III Bikini Mount

Since I’m building a open gun, I’ve had to weigh a lot of options.  For the optics I was tempted to go with the same old stuff everyone else is shooting.  You know what I’m talking about, the C-More with a mount from Dawson or Cheely.  However, the C-More just rides so high above the…
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1911 Single Stack Build

Just a quick update on my previous Sarco Inc blog post. After testing the parts on my Colt Gold Cup I decided to make it into an entire gun. I picked up a Caspian frame from Great Lakes Firearms and Ammunition.  Here are some details around the build: Polished and blued all kit parts Polished…
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2011 Open Gun Build

It’s that time again.  Today I started with Craig on my 2011 open build.  As usual I started out with a design in my head and then several cuts into it the creative juices took over.  I really like the way the slide turned out, so without further ado here is the start of my…
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2013 USPSA Matches in Review

Rob’s Matches: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXRslSQ_IQb1k6SMvusY2xXcVeqOtIIPE Craig’s Matches: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXRslSQ_IQb3Sq81OOQkcjNSBst2W8SmF Aaron’s Matches: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXRslSQ_IQb3bBN69Qmr12ZXolevu3oUK