Rifle Bedding

Glass Bedding A Rifle Stock

Stock bedding isn’t the quickest and easiest process, but it can be done—and done well—with the proper preparation, tools and patience.

New 4473 Released By BATFE

A new Form 4473 released by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) in early December includes a variety of changes on the portion completed by the FFL.

Applying A Bake-On Firearm Finish

Save money and time refurbishing that old field gun with an easy-to-apply spray-on coating from Wheeler Engineering.

Riflescope Setup: Installing Standard Bases & Rings

Mounting a scope on a rifle is not all that hard, and anyone who is reasonably handy can, with a minimum of tools, do it right. This is one of those projects that works as well on a kitchen table as it does in a fully equipped shop.

Riflescope Ready: Sighting-In A Hunting Rifle

Properly sighting-in a rifle before embarking on a big-game hunt is as fundamentally important as buying a license. If you forget or choose to ignore the process, you simply deserve to miss.

Tips & Techniques: DIY Metal Finishing

Refinishing the metalwork of a firearm is not as complicated as you might think, and the options have changed over the years.

Exploded View: Glock 19 Gen5

Developed as the service sidearm for Austria’s military, the Glock 17 is one of the early designs that laid the groundwork for today’s crop of polymer-frame, striker-fired 9 mm Luger semi-automatic handguns. The Glock 19 was released as a “compact” variant in 1988 and has evolved through several generations, terminating most recently with the Gen5 introduced in 2017.

Tips & Techniques: How To Remove Stripped Or Stuck Screws

Let's face it, sometimes we mess up and strip out a screw head. Sometimes it's stripped due to corroded threads. Nonetheless, with a few simple tips and proper tools, you'll be well on your way to loosened fasteners.

Tips & Techniques: Installing A Short-Chambered Barrel Without A Lathe

Installing a short-chambered barrel yourself might be the best financial option for that tired old Remington Model 700. Start by following these simple steps.

Rifleman Q&A: Dram Equivalent

Looking at the variety of shotgun ammunition available at my local gun shop, I have noticed that some boxes list “dram equivalent” along with shot size and shell length. Can you explain the term’s significance?

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