The Ugly Rifles Club Series. This is probably what I am going to call my AR related posts from now on. Kerry and his mates are covering a whole lot of ballistics, hunting, bushcraft/skills, safety, bolt guns, etc. So that leaves a couple more areas that I think contributors to the blog should cover. AR,…
This came about by it becoming ‘acceptable practise’ over the course of many years in New Zealand. There is no-where else that I am aware of, in the world that considers this a good practise. Either closed and ready to shoot, or empty.
As part of my ongoing 700SPS Rifle Accurising project, I knew from the outset that I was going to be replacing the trigger. Generally, the X-Mark Pro has had bad reviews – hell – they even recalled many of them – so, even without bothering to fire it, I replaced the trigger.
With Nathan Foster’s ‘Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing & Maintenance’ in hand, I started the first step in preparing my new Rem 700 build. First up was an initial inspection of the rifle bore and action and testing that we had good, even lug engagement.
I got to the point where I really just wanted to fire the thing! But first, a bit of bore polishing.
Bore Brushes – like many subjects in the shooting community (for example, cleaning itself), there are many differing opinions, all seemingly with their own set of proof and reasonings.
Scope Ring Lapping is one of those things you may either think critical to the optimum operation of a scope, or it might just be something that you consider to be a waste of time.