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Why polishing the feed ramp on a Government Model is a bad idea.

Why polishing the feed ramp on a Government Model is a bad idea. The first thing to understand is that the angles of the frame and barrel ramp…aka “Feed Ramp and Barrel Throat” are critical, with the former being the most critical. 31 degrees +30 minutes – zip. When we “lightly” polish we risk rolling…or […]

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Building the budget scout rifle I’ve always wanted.

    Building the budget scout rifle I’ve always wanted.   I have always loved the idea of a scout rifle. A light, quick handling rifle with low power optics chambered in a cartridge powerful and accurate enough to be effective out to 200-300 yards. The issue with most off the shelf scout rifles, is […]

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Pocket Bottlerocket. the Diamondback .380 Auto

Pocket Bottlerocket. the Diamondback .380 Auto Anyone who knows anything about defending themselves with a handgun will tell you that it is not the ideal tool as far as stopping power. A handgun is a compromise between stopping power, reliability and size. With the first two being arguably the most important. You would be better […]

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