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Another weekend and always to much to do

The majority of this weekend was set aside to getting ready for the SAR show. New gun racks have been built and set up, the 22 room has had the moveable book cases moved to the library, a storage rack is being built for my gunsmithing area and prep work was accomplished for work on […]

Building the baby Ruger pistol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSRqPorFM0o&feature=youtu.beBabyRuger Mk 1

 

Always was a fan of the classic .22 Ruger MK series pistols. Just didn’t like the disassembly/reassembly procedure.

How it all started…

Right after coming over to Arizona I found a few Ruger Mk 1 grip frames at a gun show for $20 each!

PIC 1

So I had a […]

Fixing the 1919A6 barrel

This is kind of an after action report on the 1919A6 barrel that was involved in the accident. The last post on the damage to the 1919A4 due to some Turkish ammo showed a barrel that had a case stuck in it that the base was sheared off.

With the cost of everything these days […]

Building a MP-44 semi part 1

In previous post we showed the process of machining out a MP-44 trunnion. To test that our trunnions are correct Pete, a friend of gun lab and owner of the trunnions, has started a project of rebuilding a badly torched cut receiver.

It must be stated up front that Pete is licensed to manufacture weapons […]

Another great post from rifleshooter

I don’t know how many people follow rifleshooter, http://rifleshooter.com/, but he has another great gunsmithing post up. This one discusses rebarreling the Winchester model 70 rifle. He does a great job going through the steps he took to rebarrel the rifle. As always with his posts he not only shows you the steps and chats […]

22 caliber boy’s rifle

I dropped by a friends house today between jobs and he had a pie of boy’s rifles that he was going through. The majority of them were single shot dropping blocks or rolling block rifles and I find those interesting, however there was one that had been gone over by someone to make what I […]

Great article at Rifleshooter

I was just over at one of the sites that I try and get to daily and he posted a very good article on

“Turning a sporter contour rifle barrel from a blank”

If you have not been to the rifleshooter site you are missing some great stuff. This is his post, you should check […]

Another interesting gunsmithing site

I was doing research on rust bluing for a up coming project that I need t finish when I came across this site. It is not a how to site per say but there is a great deal of interesting information there.

http://www.finegunmaking.com/page56/page56.html

Stock making and rust bluing are two topics that he touches on […]

Another great gunsmithing site

As I was browsing the internet looking for information on repairing a Colt New Service revolver I had the good fortune to come across this site.

http://tincanbandit.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1

I think you will find it an enjoyable and informative site.

Interesting gunsmith site

Life around Gun Lab has been a little hectic lately. The work on the VG1-5 is progressing and I have a couple of posts about that coming up. However, I came across a really nice site dealing with metal and wood working on guns. This gentleman does some real nice work. You should take some […]