Category Archives: Gunsmithing

Savage SBS

I bought a wood forearm for the Savage SBS.  The Ramline piece, while functional, is ugly. This part is from Numrich Gun Parts, and is described as a “shock absorbing forearm”. What it looks like to me is some one … Continue reading

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Whippet Good

Ever find your shotgun is too long?  30″ barrel, is this a .338 Snipe-Tac?  Nope, just a 12 gauge.  Ridiculous. Let’s take a bit of that excess off.  About 17″ should fix it. Time for a hack saw… Oops, maybe … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past; My Glock 22 Open Gun

In December of 2004, I bought a police trade in Glock 22 to turn it into a USPSA Open Division pistol. I intended to lighten the slide, port the barrel, and mill a pocket to mount a Docter Optic Sight … Continue reading

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Threaded Ruger 22s

Here are a pair of Ruger .22 Autos, a stainless MkII and a blued MkIII, both of which were 5&1/2″ bull barrels.  I cut both barrels to 4″ and then threaded them with the standard .22 rimfire thread shank of … Continue reading

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DW Razorback 10mm to .40SW Suppressor Host

Added a few accessories to a customer’s Razorback.  I fit the KKM Precision threaded .40S&W barrel and  Briley spherical bushing.  Internally there is a GI pattern Springco recoil reducer.  And on the muzzle is a Gemtech Blackside 45.  The barrel … Continue reading

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Smith & Wesson Model 64 PPC Style Build

One of J&G’s many used S&W 64s, which has been rebuilt to customer spec as a PPC revolver.

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My 7.62x25mm 1911; Tok’11 No.1

The original J&G Sales’ Tokarev 1911 pistol.  Originally fitted with GI barrels, lined with stubs of .30cal blanks.  Now fitted a 2nd generation production barrel.  Recently refinished by the Blues Brothers in a satin hot blue. I have people ask … Continue reading

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Baby Sako action, .300 Blackout Rifle

.300 Blackout Rifle build list includes: Sako L461 action Pac-Nor 5T 1/8″ stainless barrel blank, finished at 16.15″ McMillan A2 stock Tuned Timeny trigger Custom piccatiny rail vent rib, for night vision YHM Stainless Q.D. Phantom 7.62 suppressor Overall length … Continue reading

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Loading the Tokarev

For many cheap ammo is the sole attraction of the Tokarev cartridge, whether fired from CZ52, TT, or 1911.  Unfortunately, the supply of truly cheap surplus seems to be gone.  Even my Tok’11 is firing more 9mm than 7.62mm these … Continue reading

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1911 Barrel Ramp Identification

It is important to determine what ramp configuration your 1911 has, if you wish to re-barrel barrel. The best barrel ramp identification guide I have seen is published by Schuemman Barrels. It can be found on their website under “Information”. J&G offers … Continue reading

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