Gunsmithing

The Singular Fitz Specials

I have often said the best part of my job of being a gun writer for nearly 55 years is not all the guns I get to test but the many interesting people I meet.
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DIY Gunstock Refinishing |...

DIY gunstock refinishing is one of those things that seems really simple but the end result is often lacking. To help the next time you want to breathe new...
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Model 25 Winchester

Many readers are probably familiar with the Model 1912 Winchester (later changed simply to Model 12 or M12).
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To Restore or Not Restore?...

One of the toughest decisions gun collectors face is the decision of having a gun professionally restored. To help gun owners make those tough decisions, we...
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Gun Cleaning Rights &...

Back with the Guncranks, Host Brent T. Wheat, Tom McHale and Roy Huntington do a deep-dive into the right and wrong ways to clean your firearms, including...
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Enhance Your Springfield...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows how easy it is to change out the factory Springfield Armory Hellcat trigger for the APEX Action Enhancement...
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Real Avid Master Sight Pusher

You’re probably like me — I’ve put off buying a dedicated sight pusher but after marring yet another pistol with poorly wielded drift punch,
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Accessorizing your shotgun

Over 30 years ago I was talking with a manufacturer who specialized in aftermarket items for the Ruger 10/22.
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Why Install Aftermarket...

While red dots are all the rage, nearly all firearms still come standard with iron sights. But for those unsatisfied with the factory offering, aftermarket...
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Aero Precision EPC
Epic PCC: Aero Precision...

For gun DIYers, few experiences are as epic as the adventure of building your own firearm. New for 2021, Aero Precision is entering the pistol caliber...
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How to Upgrade Your Ruger...

We all love our Rugers, no matter the model we have. They’re a true value, being ruggedly and strongly built.
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Sixgun sight fix

Being a fan of single-action wheelguns, my tastes have tilted toward Rugers and I own a couple of Blackhawks in .41 Magnum
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Cut Down Your Own...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shares how he cut down and modified his Winchester Model 94 to make it more versatile in this First Look video.
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DIY Gunstocks | GMP #67

Changing the stock on your long gun is enormously rewarding, but can also be a daunting challenge, as what type of stock, what material, how to bed the...
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DIY Gun Refinishing | GMP #65

A follow-up to last week's "DIY Gunsmithing Tips & Tricks" episode, host Brent T. Wheat again talks to Roy Huntington about one of the most common, yet...
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DIY Gunsmithing Tips &...

Host Brent T. Wheat talks with DIY gunsmith Roy Huntington about the do's, don'ts and "never, ever, under any circumstances try these at home" firearm...
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Night sights make sense

My first exposure to tritium night sights came decades ago came at a gun range when I was chatting with a sheriff’s deputy. He showed me his...
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How to Change Your Sight...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows how easy it is to change a handgun's dovetailed rear sight with Real Avid's Master Sight Pusher.
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Cut Down Your Own...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shares how he cut down and modified his Winchester Model 94 to make it more versatile in this First Look video.
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DIY Gunstocks | GMP #67

Changing the stock on your long gun is enormously rewarding, but can also be a daunting challenge, as what type of stock, what material, how to bed the...
Read Full Article
DIY Gun Refinishing | GMP #65

A follow-up to last week's "DIY Gunsmithing Tips & Tricks" episode, host Brent T. Wheat again talks to Roy Huntington about one of the most common, yet...
Read Full Article
DIY Gunsmithing Tips &...

Host Brent T. Wheat talks with DIY gunsmith Roy Huntington about the do's, don'ts and "never, ever, under any circumstances try these at home" firearm...
Read Full Article