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  • Posted in thread: Chrome lined vs. stainless steel barrels on 03-09-2015 at 03:49 PM
    Just some history that might shed some light on the OP's question. Back when Armilite first
    introduced the AR15, it had a 1:14 twist rate. Accuracy was fine out to 100 yards or so ... but
    by 150 yards...

  • Posted in thread: how to align your gasblock on 03-09-2015 at 02:20 PM
    Here's an old trick I have been using for many years and it works every time to align gas
    blocks (direct impingement). Chamber a spent case and lock the bolt. Use an air compressor with
    a "blow nozzle...

  • Posted in thread: Ruger revolver enthusiasts on 04-02-2010 at 05:57 PM
    For those Ruger revolver fans, I wrote a couple books called "Iowegan's Gun Guide". The DA
    Guide covers SP-101, Security-Six, GP-100, Redhawk, and Super Redhawk. The SA Guide covers all
    New and Old Mo...

  • Posted in thread: Vanishing Serial Number? on 07-04-2007 at 08:14 PM
    Prior to 1968, only hand guns required a serial number. Remington chose not to serial number
    their 22 rifles until BATF required it. No doubt, your Remington was made before 1968. The
    letter codes can...

  • Posted in thread: Another newbee on 07-04-2007 at 04:30 PM
    Hi, Some of you may know me from the S&W or Ruger forums. I'm a retired gunsmith and like
    pulling the handle on my Dillon 550.