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COWBOY TOMBSTONE: Here are the Five Rules for Men to Follow for a Happy Life that Russell J. Larsen had inscribed on his headstone in Logan, Utah. He died not knowing that he would win the “Coolest Headstone” contest.   FIVE RULES FOR MEN TO FOLLOW FOR A HAPPY LIFE: 1. It’s important to have … Continue readings

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Side by side or over-under shotgun?  Well, one thing’s for sure, it’s either one or the other. More than anything, it’s a preference.  Sounds like. www.sidebysideshotgun.com clearly prefers the side by side for better hunting. Whereas “fanciers of the over-under point out that their guns aren’t as pricey as side-by-sides, are every bit as functional and … Continue readings

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  As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods — merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor. This year can be different. This year Americans can give the gift of genuine concern for other Americans. There … Continue readings

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> Richard Holbrooke: Afghanistan Czar Ultra liberal anti gun former Gov. Of New Mexico. Pro Abortion and legal drug use. Dissolve the 2nd Amendment > Ed Montgomery: Auto recovery Czar Black radical anti business activist. Affirmative Action and Job Preference for blacks. Univ of Maryland Business School Dean teaches that US business has caused world … Continue readings

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There seems to be some confusion in how you correctly move the iron sights on a gun that is not shooting where you want it to hit.  Here is how to do it: Adjust the rear sight in the direction that you want the bullet group to move.  In other words, if the gun is … Continue readings

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A. Measure barrel diameter at rear sight blade and divide by 2. B. Measure total height of rear sight from top of  barrel.. C. Add “A” + “B” D. Measure barrel diameter at the front sight blade and divide by 2. E. Subtract “D”  from “C”.  This is the total height of front ramp and front sight required. F. Measure height … Continue readings

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Remington made 20 gauge shotguns on two frame sizes.  Many parts (including barrels) are not interchangeable between the two size frames.  There seems to be much confusion about determining the correct frame size especially when purchasing a slug barrel.  Here is how to tell them apart: Frames that have a serial number that ends in … Continue readings

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1. Remove all hardware from stock and place together in a container.  Label the container. 2. Strip old finish and rinse surface.  Hang up to dry for at least 24 hours. 3. If wood is oil contaminated, immerse in solvent.  Remove from solvent, let dry for 24 hours, and check. Re-immerse in solvent until wood dries clean and … Continue readings

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There are two types of carbine receiver extensions (buffer tubes):  Mil-Spec and Commercial.  The Mil-Spec tubes are smaller than the Commercial tubes so you will need to determine which extension is on your particular rifle before buying accessories that fit on the receiver extension.  Here is how to tell them apart. Mil-Spec tube The Mil-Spec … Continue readings

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How To Ship Guns To Jacobson’s Gun Center There is no law prohibiting shipping guns for service work.  The laws only apply if you’re buying or selling a gun. 1. Write out complete letter of instructions.  Be sure to include return address. Guns will not be shipped back to you uninsured, so tell us the … Continue readings

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Run a dry bronze brush down the bore 3 – 4 times. Soak a suitable size patch in bore solvent and mount on a button jag. From the receiver end (and preferably through a bore guide) push the patch through the bore allowing it to fall off as it exits the muzzle.  Repeat with a … Continue readings

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Shop Time : Open Tues – Sat 9 am – 6 pm Closed every Sunday and Monday
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