Archive | January, 2015

1911 Troubleshooting: Feed Failures

1911 Troubleshooting: Feed Failures Fully 95% of all feed-related failures are can be traced straight back to the magazine. The remaining few causes are due to the extractor and/or the ammunition, with only about 1% attributable to the gun. We’re assuming that the gun hasn’t been “tuned” by Dremel Dan and his ugly, stupid first […]

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SHOT show 2015 Days 1, 2, and 3

SHOT show 2015 Day 1 and 2 SHOT has been overwhelming this year. Clinton and I are doing our best but we have been spending a lot of time cultivating relationships I have made since breaking out on my own as a gun writer. It is going excellent and we have secured at least a […]

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Say No To Trigger Trash

Say No To Trigger Trash An Ethical Responsibility for Recreation Target Practice Throughout the west both the BLM and the United States Forest Service note that they do not have staff or money to manage the clean-ups. Both the BLM and the USFS believe in community outreach through public education and have invested in campaigns […]

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No Tool Detail Strip of the 1911

No Tool Detail Strip of the 1911 During the US Army trials, the two competitors came down to the Colt 1911 and Savage 1907. The Savage 1907 had several strong advocates on the Army Ordnance Board, citing the Colt’s size and weigh among other things. The question has also come up as to whether kickbacks […]

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