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Gunstock Finishes, 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.

Stock Refinishing - Part III
Stock Refinishing - Part III

Now that the stain job has dried properly, it’s time for the fun part - applying the finish. This is the most rewarding part of the job to me, and is when you see the results of all your hard work.

Stock Refinishing - Part II
Stock Refinishing - Part II

Last month I wrote about stripping the old finish off of a stock and getting it ready for refinishing. Well, we have this perfectly sanded stock and now the question is, what are we going to do with it™

Stock Refinishing - Part I
Stock Refinishing - Part I

It was a really tough hunting season, and your poor gun took quite a beating! Look at those dings and scratches in the stock.

Recutting Checkering on Gun Stocks
Recutting Checkering on Gun Stocks

Stock refinishing is a very common job for many shops, but we’ve seen that some gunsmiths leave the checkering “as is” rather than re-cutting it.