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Legal Lead Ammo

The California statewide ban on lead ammo is now in effect.  Sure condors and other critters will continue to choke on old wheel balancing weights, trash, and lead fishing weights, but that’s because the lead free movement isn’t really about the environment, its about gun control. In California, I can hunt a variety of small […]

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CZ Upland Ultralight Green 20 Ga

I recently bought a CZ Upland Ultralight Green 2016 in a 20 gauge for my girlfriend as an early Christmas gift. I shopped around, looked for the literal best bang for the buck, but also wanted a light shotgun with lesser recoil that my girlfriend could carry and use to hunt chukar and grouse. I […]

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CZ 557 Carbine 270 Rifle

I recently acquired a CZ 557 Carbine Rifle chambered in 270. I was looking for an accurate medium and big game rifle chambered in .270. Specifically, I wanted an accurate, durable rifle with a quality carbine length barrel, fixed sights, a good trigger, smooth bolt operation, and good furniture. I found all of that with […]

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The Ruger 10/22 Trigger Job

Installing the Volquartsen hammer intoe the 10/22 reduced the trigger pull resistance from approximately 6-8 lbs. down to around 3 lbs. This makes it much easier to control any unintended movement from pulling the trigger while shooting, and greatly improved accuracy and repeat-ability.

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The Ruger 10/22 – Crowning and Bedding

Sticking to the original purpose and use of the gun for hunting, I did not want to invest a ton of money changing the character of the rifle. I simply wanted to increase my accuracy a bit, and take small game ethically at longer distances.

I decided to do 3 things. Re crown the barrel, bed the receiver and barrel at the fore-end of the stock, change the hammer.

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The Ruger 10/22

First post in a series of posts about a standard Ruger 10/22. I cover the process to accurize it on a tight budget, while keeping the original character and improving the my ability to take small game at greater distances. This isn’t about shooting paper, its about improving a good rifle without breaking the bank.

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