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Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - November 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - November 2011

We do a lot of open sights in my company. The Brownells Sight Height Calculator and the Sight Correction Calculator are used regularly.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - October 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - October 2011

This link - http://www.brewracingframes.com/id75.htm - will lead you to an article by writer Bruce Dude in the August issue of American Iron Magazine

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - September 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - September 2011

I decided I needed a better way of removing 1911 grip screw bushings that back out with the grip screw.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - August 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - August 2011

A customer brought in his Ruger 10/22 trigger group with the safety removed. I'm not sure why he had removed it but he was unable to get it back in.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - July 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - July 2011

Over the years, I've had to make shim washers for triggers and other parts in sizes or thicknesses that were not available commercially. You may want to give this a try the next time you need a small washer.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - May 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - May 2011

I am sure this has been submitted before however it has been around for 60 years and deserves to be revisited. Ed's Red Bore Cleaner is awesome at what it does and I keep aprox. 5 gals around the shop and use it quite a bit. It is still quite economical to mix up.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - April 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - April 2011

I just wanted to add to what you're talking about in your latest E-Letter Fix for the AR-15 Trigger Guard Roll Pin Install is a Role of Electrical Tape if you place that under the Wing with the lower laying flat on its side it is the right size to support the trigger guard on the lower on its side as your pounding the pin in.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - March 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - March 2011

We occasionally see AR-15 lowers with one of the trigger guard mounting 'ears' broken off.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - February 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - February 2011

If a person has done a lot of load developement in reloading a new caliber, there is one thing you can count on. This problem I'm talking about is getting a bullet stuck in the throat of your weapon, whether it be a pistol or a rifle. I've have had it happen to both and even occasionally on a .22 rifle.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - January 2011
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - January 2011

A common complaint about AR15/M16 grips is that they are too small.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - December 2010
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - December 2010

If you use an AR-15 armorer's wrench to tighten a flash hider and you are using a crush washer, the wrench may bind. The tail end of an A2 flash hider is shorter than the wrench is thick.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - November 2010
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - November 2010

This is a solution I found while figuring out how to remove a stuck live round in a chamber (I was able to open the bolt)