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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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The Cornerstone Of Home Defense

“The decision of whether or not you can morally, ethically, and justifiably defend yourself with countervailing force, must be made well before the situation actually presents itself.  Making critical life-or-death decisions under extreme stress, fear and intense emotion is a recipe for disaster.  Every millisecond matters in the battle for survival.”  I can’t think of anything more important that protecting ...

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Online Scams Using Fraudulent Federal Firearms Licenses

TO ALL FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSEES AND FIREARM PURCHASERS The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is providing the following information to make you aware of fraudulent online firearms sales. Some individuals are using fraudulently altered Federal firearms licenses to sell but never deliver firearms online. A typical online scam starts with an online firearm advertisement. Purchasers who respond ...

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Sporting Clays Tip – Teal Targets

OSP Shooting School’s Gil Ash explains how he approaches springing teal targets that are often found on a sporting clays course. Learn the proper hold point, focal point, and break point to improve your consistency and take the mystery out of these used-to-be-hard-to-hit targets.

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AR-15 Mid-Length vs. Carbine Upper: What’s the difference?

There is a slew of misinformation on AR-15 upper configurations on the internet, but sometimes it’s more a lack of information than anything.  When it comes to the somewhat unknown mid-length upper for the AR platform, the latter is the issue. While there are mid-length uppers for even the LAR-8, AR-10, SR-25 platforms, this article will concentrate on mid-length uppers ...

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Hiding Your Peace

When it comes to how one mounts their carry holster there are several options. The most common being inside the waistband or outside the waistband. Both have their pros and cons, so it comes down to what fits you best. One must consider many different things for when choosing a carry holster. Body type and shape can also influence the ...

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Setting Up a Pistol for Big Game Hunting – Part I

This is my first installment in what I’m planning to be a 3 or 4 part series on what is, and has been, my choice for big game pistol hunting. My primary target is the whitetail deer. I’m going to start off with why I like to use a hand gun, what you may want to consider if you’re interested ...

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Before Buying Your First Handgun

The decision to acquire a handgun for first time should not be taken lightly, but once the decision has been made several important factors enter into determining what type of handgun to purchase; the two choices being either a revolver or a semiauto.  To the untrained and/or the uneducated, the movies and TV play a large part on what the ...

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Choosing A Handgun

The decision to buy a handgun is not one to be taken lightly, especially if it is your first handgun. Not all handguns are created equal and not all handguns are created for the same purpose. First thing we need to figure out is what is the primary reason for purchasing the handgun? Personal defense? Combat shooting? Plinking at the ...

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Setting Up Your Shotgun For Sporting Clays

Sporting clays is a refreshing change from the predictability of skeet and the limited variability that the game of trap offers (44 degrees side to side, 5 set positions, 8-12 foot throw height, 16 yd line, etc). Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy shooting Skeet and Trap, it’s just nice having something totally different to challenge my shooting ability – ...

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