Brownells 75th Anniversary - A Shooting Heritage
Menu

Articles, Shotgun Work, Finish Repair, Wildfire Tornado

(17 video/articles)
  • Grid View List View
Mossberg 500/835 acton slide tube changes
Mossberg 500/835 acton slide tube changes

Short article explaining different generations of Mossberg slide tubes

Browning Citori Type definitions.
Browning Citori Type definitions.

Explanation of different generations of Citoris

Browning Auto-5 replacement parts
Browning Auto-5 replacement parts

A short article explaining differences in commonly replaced parts

Introduction to choke tubes
Introduction to choke tubes

Brief explanation of different kinds of choke tubes

Ithaca Model 37 forend tube and forearms
Ithaca Model 37 forend tube and forearms

Explanation of various different generations of the Ithaca Model 37

Quick Fix For A Mossberg 1000
Quick Fix For A Mossberg 1000

I dug my Mossberg 1000, semi-auto shotgun out of the gun safe and ran into one heck of a surprise at the range.

Beginner's Bench - The 12 Gauge Project - Part VI
Beginner's Bench - The 12 Gauge Project - Part VI

This month I’m going to have a little fun with the shotgun I’ve been working on since April. I’ve taken the old gun apart, cleaned all of the parts thoroughly, stripped the finish off of the stock and forend.

Beginner’s Bench ­- The 12 Gauge Project ­- Part V
Beginner’s Bench ­- The 12 Gauge Project ­- Part V

This month, I’m getting back to work on the 12 gauge restoration project that I started a few months ago.

Beginner’s Bench - The 12 Gauge Project - Part IV – Sanding the Stock and Fitting a Recoil Pad
Beginner’s Bench - The 12 Gauge Project - Part IV – Sanding the Stock and Fitting a Recoil Pad

In last month’s installment, I spent the better part of a Saturday afternoon stripping the finish off of the stock and forend of the old Squires Bingham shotgun I bought in April.

Beginner’s Bench ­- The 12 Gauge Project ­- Part III
Beginner’s Bench ­- The 12 Gauge Project ­- Part III

This has been a busy month! As dad said in his intro, we just got back from my youngest brother’s wedding in Colorado a few days ago.

Beginner's Bench - The 12 Gauge Project - Part II - Cleaning
Beginner's Bench - The 12 Gauge Project - Part II - Cleaning

Back in April I wrote about an old Squires Bingham 12 Gauge shotgun I’d picked up in a pawnshop for a good price. Being old, beat up, and absolutely filthy, it had the potential for being a good “project gun” for my Beginner’s Bench series in which I’m trying to learn a little about gunsmithing.

Beginner’s Bench – The 12 Gauge Project – Part I - Disassembly
Beginner’s Bench – The 12 Gauge Project – Part I - Disassembly

For the past month or so I’ve really been wracking my brain trying to come up with a good project to do for Beginner’s Bench. I had a few ideas but they mostly involved nothing more than highlighting several Brownells products.