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How to Lighten and Smooth Smith & Wesson Revolver Trigger [Video]

Trigger job on S&W Revolver - video

Larry Potterfield of MidwayUSA shows how to lighten and smooth out the trigger on a Smith & Wesson double-action/single-action revolver. Disassembly isn’t shown, but the video shows great detail on how to polish the necessary surfaces to get a lighter, smoother and crisper trigger. Tools/Supplies used: Dykem layout fluid (the purple ink used to visualize polishing efficacy) Power Custom Power ...

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NC House Votes to Keep Antiquated and Dangerous Pistol Permits in Place

The North Carolina Sheriff’s Association has influence over North Carolina’s representatives than her people do. On Tuesday, June 16, the North Carolina House of Representatives gave in to pressure from the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (NCSA) and passed an amendment to House Bill 562, offered by state Representative Allen McNeill (R-78), on a vote of 77-38.  As previously reported, the misguided ...

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Setting Up a Pistol for Big Game Hunting – Part II

It’s ammo time! In this part of this series, I’m going to discuss some of the options out there for hunting pistol ammo. I’m also going to cover my handloads, both past and future. The truth be told, if you’re using any of the handgun calibers I had mentioned in my first part of this series, Setting Up a Pistol ...

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Walther PK380 Review

“Pretty in Pink”   With over 130 years of history behind them Walther is no stranger to the shooting sports. Walther pioneered semi-automatic pistols with the first one created in 1886. There is no doubt that Carl Walther left behind a great legacy of quality and innovation that has carried on for well over 100 years. Recently my wife spoke ...

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United States Marine Corps settles the 9mm vs. .45acp debate for good

Colt 1911 .45acp

After 20+ years using the Beretta M9, known as the 92FS in the civilian community, the Marine Corps is going back the the battle-proven stopping power and accuracy of the 1911 .45acp. The M9 has faced decades of criticism for its lack of stopping power, reliability issues and accuracy problems. Now, the Marines are fighting back against the changeover to ...

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