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Tutorials and How to's on latest and greatest from the firearms industry. Learn how to assemble your own firearm, how to clean it and much more.

  1. So you bought a gun during the Coronavirus 2020 Sales Surge, now what? One thing this time of uncertainty has brought us is yet another big surge in the demand for firearms and ammunition.  What really seems to set this surge apart, however, is the demographic of the buyer:  Whereas previous “panics” have led to current gun owners wanting to...

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  2. Low Mass:  Worth It? In my previous entries, I have covered muzzle devices and adjustable gas systems.  Now it’s time to address the final piece of the (hardware) puzzle, the reciprocating system.  This entails the Bolt Carrier Group (BCG), the buffer, and the buffer spring. Along with the recoil any firearm experiences from the Newtonian “Equal and Opposite” force from...

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  3. Gas Blocks/Keys, and Gas Length All Play a Role In a previous post ( https://www.rainierarms.com/blog/whats-the-best-muzzle-device ) I went over the first step in achieving a flat-shooting rifle: The muzzle device.  I mentioned that was one piece of the puzzle, now I’d like to take a look at the next step a shooter can take to try to tame their recoil...

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  4. One of the most important things we have to do to keep our guns in good condition is to clean them when it is due.  In the market, you'll find a variety of cleaning kits that will help you with this task, but sometimes investing in those tools is not something we can do. What we need in that scenario...

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  5. Regardless of what Hollywood has, you believe, shooting a pistol accurately requires practice, balance, and technique. Even though you have some experience in shooting using long guns, firing a pistol with precision needs a different skill set. Continue reading for the basics of handgun safety and accuracy. 1. HOLDING THE PISTOL The first major step to shooting accurately is learning...

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  6. In this guide, I’m going to show you how a rifle scope works. I’ll explain everything from objective lens to magnification. In short: If you’re looking to understand how a rifle scope works, then you’ll love this guide. Let’s get started! What is a riflescope? An optical device that allows you to magnify your target. Riflescopes come in all sorts...

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  7. What are the two most popular methods when applying for a SBR stamp? Trust Trust is a legal entity and as such can legally own assets. One of the most popular methods for getting a NFA stamp is using a trust for a couple reasons. Depending on the trust you select and it’s legal language the process of inheritance of NFA items can be considerably easier. A trust can provide the ability for the control to move to another person without actual ownership the of the item changing. Another benefit if you select a trust with the ability to add/remove co-trustees is you can allow other individuals to posses the same NFA items without you present.

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