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Gun Bluing, Sight Height Calculation, Wildfire Tornado

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Wildland Fire Preparedness
Wildland Fire Preparedness

Wildfire! The word conjures up visions of Smokey the Bear, firefighters scrambling around the forest with chainsaws, specialized aircraft, huge plumes of flame, and the charred remains of mighty trees.

Tornado Preparedness
Tornado Preparedness

A tornado, also known as a "twister" or a "cyclone," is a violent rotating column of air in the shape of a funnel that extends from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground.

Sight Correction Calculator
Sight Correction Calculator

If you can’t adjust your elevation up or down enough to get the bullet on target, use this chart to determine the amount of correction either positive or negative.

Sight Height Calculator
Sight Height Calculator

Proper sight height is not difficult. Just remember that the goal is to make the front and rear sights the same height above the center of the barrel.

Measuring for Pistol Sights
Measuring for Pistol Sights

This video provides a demonstration of how to measure your handgun for the correct sight height.

Measuring Rifle Rear Sight Height
Measuring Rifle Rear Sight Height

This video segment shows you how to measure your rifle for the correct rear sight height.

Measuring for Front and Back Sights
Measuring for Front and Back Sights

This is a step by step process on the proper method of measuring for the correct front and rear sight height.

How to Quickly Measure Sight Heights
How to Quickly Measure Sight Heights

Using a flat top rifle receiver or scope bases and your work bench this video shows you how to measure iron sights for your rifle.

Bluing The Traditional, Hot Salts Way
Bluing The Traditional, Hot Salts Way

My trusty Remington 870 has been through a lot here at Brownells since I purchased it. I have disassembled,bead-blasted, cold blued, reassembled, and disassembled again . . . more than any shotgun often goes through in a lifetime of use.

To Blue or Not To Blue - Unique Finishes that Customize Any Gun
To Blue or Not To Blue - Unique Finishes that Customize Any Gun

When Bob Brownell started bluing guns nearly 65 years ago, there weren’t a lot of options to preserving the finish other than bluing for most folks.

Brownells Bluing Thermometer
Brownells Bluing Thermometer

The Brownell Bluing Thermometer is especially made for us by one of the largest industrial temperature measuring equipment companies in the country. In order to ensure the thermometer is measuring the temperature of the bluing solution correctly, you must keep the bottom tip of the quill at least 1" above the bottom of the tank, and at least 1" from the side of the tank.

Oxynate No. 7 Hot Bluing
Oxynate No. 7 Hot Bluing

Since the dawn of time, sportsmen have been spending more hours cleaning and caring for their shooting and hunting equipment than have ever been spent using this equipment. Even King David of Biblical fame cared for and practiced with his sidearm, the sling.