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Your Brownells June 2016 WebBench
Your Brownells June 2016 WebBench

A bunch of us just got back from the NRA Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, and . . . what a blast! The NRA is reporting attendance a bit north of 81,000, which makes this the second highest NRA show attendance ever.

Get The Lead Out! Using The Lewis Lead Remover - Part 1
Get The Lead Out! Using The Lewis Lead Remover - Part 1

With the summer shooting season kicking into high gear, cleaning guns becomes a part of life. Maybe not everybody's favorite part, but it has to be done if you want your guns to shoot well. If they shoot cast lead bullets, they may need special treatment to remove accuracy-killing lead fouling.

Just Jawin' - June 2016
Just Jawin' - June 2016

The convicted felon was in the electric chair waiting for the switch to be pulled. Just when the warden is about to pull the switch, the felon develops a severe case of hiccups. The warden asks, "Do you have any last request™...

Your Brownells April 2016 WebBench
Your Brownells April 2016 WebBench

One sure thing about the Midwest - there has to be an addition to the old rule about only two things being guaranteed, death and taxes. Gotta add weather - from 30 to 83 in same week with rain, snow and a little ice.

Cleaning & Maintaining the M14/M1A Rifle: Simple Maintenance After Range Day
Cleaning & Maintaining the M14/M1A Rifle: Simple Maintenance After Range Day

The M14 rifle and its far more common civilian M1A variant are popular with long-range shooters. A life-long M14 fan/shooter shares his cleaning routine that'll keep this superb rifle performing at its best.

Just Jawin' - April 2016
Just Jawin' - April 2016

The old gunsmith finally broke down and got a hearing aid. Really made a remarkable difference in how well he heard. About a week after he got it, a friend asked him how he liked it. "Well," he says, "just fine. Can hear things clear across the room now."...

Your Brownells March 2016 WebBench
Your Brownells March 2016 WebBench

Before I say anything else, I want to thank everyone who has supported the 2016 Axelson Tactical Rifle Raffle.

Just Jawin' - March 2016
Just Jawin' - March 2016

A cop is sitting in his patrol car, 2:30 a.m., watching the entrance to a bar. A man lurches through the door of the bar, falls down, gets up, straggers to the nearest car, collapses against it, takes a ring of keys out of his pocket, drops them...

New Sights for the Old Forty-Five
New Sights for the Old Forty-Five

What modification can you make to your 1911 that will yield a big improvement - maybe the biggest - in your ability to hit targets accurately™ Upgrade the sights!

Your Brownells February 2016 WebBench
Your Brownells February 2016 WebBench

We're still recovering from the whirlwind SHOT Show, and our minds are still trying to get a handle on the amazing things we saw and people we met. Man, what a wild ride!

Just Jawin' - February 2016
Just Jawin' - February 2016

The discussion raged on as the engraver and his wife drove up to the artist town of Taos, New Mexico. She claimed it was pronounced "Taos - with a long 'a' as in day." He claimed it was "Taos - with an 'ou' like in house."...

To Blue or Not To Blue - Unique Finishes That Customize Any Gun
To Blue or Not To Blue - Unique Finishes That Customize Any Gun

Refinishing a gun properly used to involve a hot bluing process that could only be done by a fully equipped gunsmith shop.