Category: Firearm Maintenance/Modification

Cerakote – more than just good looks?

Lets cut to the chase – no bullshit, is Cerakoting worth the money and if so why!   As you all will know by now I see every conceivable firearm on the range in my day-to-day job. Some good jobs – some frankly are bloody shocking (paint jobs that is) – but who am I…

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Lets talk about torque!

  Torque as some of you will know is rotational force. You apply torque with your arm when using a screwdriver for example. If you apply too much torque you may snap the head from the screw, too little and the screw will not hold materials firmly together. The application of measured torque is important…

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Cleaning your rifles – a review of the M-pro7 universal cleaning kit.

I got hold of M-pro7s universal cleaning kit about 4 months ago. I had up to that point been a user of various brands until I ran into a problem – interactions between brands. I had cleaned my .22 semi auto AR upper with a Napier product (good product). I then lubed the upper with…

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Dolphin Gun Company tour and interview with Mik Maksimovic.

Recently I took one of our project rifles up to Dolphin gun company for a new barrel. We detailed the rebarrelling in the last Presicion rifle build article. I was lucky enough to watch Mik, part owner and head gunsmith, working on the rifle. His knowledge and experience in both shooting sports and engineering impressed…

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Building a Precision Rifle Part 4 – Trueflite .260Rem barrel at Dolphin Gun UK.

So we had some fun with the rifle and its standard Remington .308 barrel which was to be fair suprisingly accurate. Now it is time to rebarrel the gun in our chosen caliber (.260Rem). I spoke with a very informative gent at Trueflite barrels in NZ who really helped us out and put me in…

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