“Duct tape is an entirely legitimate long-term solution for loose pins.” #badadvice #dontdoit
Enfield Martini-Henry Cavalry Carbine (IC1). Nearly every part of this is stamped or marked in some way—the English are thorough… Read more Over-zealous!
Breaching the Breech
“Once more unto the [breech], dear friends.” – King Henry V or somesuch
Note to Self
Rifle came in with an out-of-spec chamber—pretty deplorable. Reamed and headspaced it to SAAMI dimensions, and now it runs like… Read more Note to Self
Another bit of refinishing work; a friend brought me his father’s Winchester 94 to take some years off.
Simple Things First
Next time you’re fed up with your trigger, maybe just clean it first?
New X95 looking pretty fancy.
Enjoyed the chance to do some inspection & testing on this vintage M1 Carbine. Headspace was right on, and only… Read more M1-nce Over
This little gap is what’s called “excessive headspace.” It’s less than 0.020″ but it’s enough to cause several types of… Read more Little Things
The Inside Counts
The intricacy and precision in these old rifles is impressive to me. This gun & the technology used to make… Read more The Inside Counts