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What kind of AK should I do with this?

Recently, I acquired from Brownells a Mako mechanical recoil-reducing stock for comparison with the hydraulic ITT version. Now I am looking for suggestions on what kind of rifle to make with it. One option would be to apply it to … Continue reading

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Henry .44Mag lever action: fit for a sniper.

Remember my plan to find out how well that carbine shoots? It shoots this well at 50 yards with 1-4x Nikon Monarch scope. Ballistics calculator suggests that the far zero is around 70 yards, so it might make sense to … Continue reading

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Accuracy testing plans

Buckhorn open sights are fine for up-close snapshooting, but I am not very good with them. For precision shooting, I would prefer a scope and 1-4x is a nice short range option. At 1x, it can be used as a … Continue reading

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Reloading ammunition: a good hobby when it’s 106 degrees outside

Definition of a conundrum: having a great rifle and sufficient ammunition (courtesy of Federal and Hornady) but not being willing to roast or boil at an outdoor range. Indoor ranges are an option, but the extra noise isn’t to my … Continue reading

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