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A new book from Gun Digest Media, P.O. Ackley: America's Gunsmith by author and gunsmith Fred Zeglin; takes the most comprehensive look ever into the life and work of Parker Ackley, the eminent gunsmith, barrel maker, teacher and cartridge developer. The book is set for release the week of March [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Just in time for SHOT Show 2017 Nosler announced the release of the 22 Nosler, a cartridge designed to transform any standard AR-15 into the fastest, most powerful .22 caliber available for the platform. This addition to Nosler's cartridge family, delivers 30% more energy and is nearly 300 fps faster than [...]
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
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Fall of 2016 the Firearms Technology Certificate program at FVCC is hitting it's stride. This will be the third year for this one of a kind program. This is the only such program in the United States. This program is designed to help machinists gain skills for the firearms [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016
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Showing case changes
Guest Blog By Jack Landis Explaining how cases are changed when fired. AGI Tech ServicesManager and Editor, GunTech Magazine One of the questions I have most often fielded from AGI students and prospective students over the last several years is; “When are you folks going to do a comprehensive reloading course?” Well, the stars [...]
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
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5.56 Nato Print
The subject of 223 Remington vs. 5.5645 (5.56 Nato) is a popular source of discussion. Probably one of the best blog posts on this subject can be found at http://www.luckygunner.com/labs/5-56-vs-223/ One item this and most of the discussions seem to overlook is headspace. Since this blog leans more toward gunsmithing subjects, [...]
Mon, Jul 20, 2015
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Upgrade, try a new caliber.
It's that magical time of year when hunters start saying, “This Season” instead of “Next Season”. Upgrade, try a new caliber. Across the west every year when the big game draw results become public hunters start to plan for their fall trips. Once you know the results of the draw it's [...]
Wed, Jun 24, 2015
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So you like guns and you have always wanted to try engraving. Here is a chance to learn from one of the best. Basic hand Engraving, Instructed by: Diane Scalese One week long non-credit class Monday-Friday, May 18-22 This course is designed for the beginner engraver or for [...]
Mon, Mar 23, 2015
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During the first day of SHOT Show 2015 I swung by Nosler's Booth. And what to my wundering eyes did appear, the 28 Nosler. That's right Nosler is adding to their line-up. The 28 and 26 Nosler utilize the same headspace gauges. Talking to Mike Lake, who did the [...]
Wed, Jan 21, 2015
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26 Nosler
Popular new Cartridge for 2014. Shot Show is just a few weeks away, Fred Zeglin of 4D Reamer Rentals LTD heads to Shot each year to make sure he has all the new caliber offerings for his clients. Last year is was the 26 Nosler and the 25-45 Sharps (SRC). So [...]
Tue, Dec 30, 2014
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Remington has manufactured millions of rifles on the basic Remington 700 pattern over the years (about 7.85 million by one report). At least two class action law suits are included in this settlement filed in Federal Court. Settlement announce December 5th, 2014. The settlement covers the Model 700, Seven, [...]
Thu, Dec 25, 2014
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