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Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - August 2009
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - August 2009

It is always best to use quality ammo, however as ammo prices continue to go up, many may find inexpensive import ammo an attractive alternative. I noticed steel cased lacquer coated ammo leaves "sludge" in the chamber.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - July 2009
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - July 2009

As an engraver/gunsmith I do a lot of polishing by hand and have a few things that might help others.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - June 2009
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - June 2009

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® - September 2008
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - September 2008

Brownells sells all of the tools needed to install an ejector and spring into a Remington 870. I have made a block to hold the receiver for the rivet staking.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - August 2008
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - August 2008

I have a bolt stop mod I thought up this past winter for an M98/M96 Mauser. With the square look of the bolt stop, I wanted to remove the blocky look so after playing around on the Bridgeport this idea was born.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - October 2012
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - October 2012

I finally got the Colt together and test fired that I had to repair after cutting into the firing pin safety hole.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - June 2008
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - June 2008

If your barrel is extremely fouled, try this technique to loosen both lead and copper deposits. This is generally not required if you clean the rifle each time you shoot.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - June 2013
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - June 2013

Being an avid trap shooter, I had to find a way to reduce my reloading costs. With factory shot prices at $50.00 a bag I researched the possibilities of making my own shot.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - April 2008
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - April 2008

I was reading about the use of snap caps and the harm that sometimes can be done to firing pins when not using them.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - March 2008
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - March 2008

Replacement of the Glock trigger connectors and factory connectors. Make sure the gun is safe and remove all ammunition from the work area.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - February 2008
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - February 2008

Problem: When removing the bolt from a Ruger 10/22, the bolt catches on the rim on the right hand side of the receiver.

Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - November 2012
Brownells Gunsmith Kinks® - November 2012

I have a useful kink for the Winchester 1400. I have had three that just would not cycle and had no obvious problem.