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Do-It-Yourself Gun Repair: Gunsmithing at Home (Outdoorsman's Edge)

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ISBN13: 9781580112031
ISBN10: 158011203x
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Do-It-Yourself Gun Repair: Gunsmithing at Home

Do-It-Yourself Gun Repair is an authoritative guide to maintaining, repairing, and improving rifles, shotguns, and handguns. Expert gunsmith Edward Matunas provides detailed instructions for accomplishing the most common gun repair and maintenance procedures, including diagnosing problems with your firearms, replacing worn parts, and improving the accuracy of your guns. The book also included a section devoted to the disassembly, repair, and reassembly of seven of the most popular firearms. This special section contains detailed exploded views and parts lists.

Chapters include:

• Selecting the right tools for outfitting your workshop

• Replacing firing pins, extractor, and ejectors

• Analyzing and correcting accuracy problems

• Installation of scopes, mounts, sights, and recoil pads

• Repairing splits and cracks in stocks

Synopsis:

Diagnose and repair a broad selection of popular hunting firearms with this authoritative guide to maintaining, repairing, and improving rifles, shotguns, and handguns.

Synopsis:

Diagnose and repair a broad selection of popular hunting firearms, including rifles, shotguns, and handguns. 473 photographs and illustrations.

Synopsis:

Learn how to diagnose and repair a broad selection of popular hunting firearms including rifles, shotguns, and handguns in the convenience of the home, safely and inexpensively. Also included is a special section covering disassembly, repair, and reassembly of seven of the most popular firearms: 700, Remington 1100, Remington 870, Winchester 94, Savage 110, Marlin 336, and Marlin 70. The instructions are fully illustrated with photos and drawings as well as exploded views and parts lists, and much of this information can be applied to other guns with similar actions.

About the Author

Edward A. Matunas was a practicing gunsmith for 12 years, a director of a ballistics laboratory, a designer of reloading tools, and a national sales manager for Winchester-Western. He lives in Clinton, Connecticut.

Table of Contents

Do-It-Yourself Gun Repair–Gunsmithing At Home

Table of Contents

Part I
An Approach to Gunsmithing in the Home Workshop
1. Does That Firearm Need Work? 3
2. Can I Fix It? 9
3. Hand Tools 13
4. Power Tools 27
5. Work Area & Special Tool Requirements 31
6. Parts & Supplies 41
7. Thinking Like a Gunsmith 47

Part II
Basic Maintenance & Repair
8. Basic Firearms Maintenance 53
9. Accuracy–How to Find Problems and Correct Them 65
10. Crowning a Barrel 73
11. Ten Easy Gunsmithing Projects 77
12. Bedding an Action or Barrel 97
13. Scope Installation 103

Part III
Disassembly, Repair, and Reassembly of Popular Firearms
14. Remington 700 Bolt-Action Rifle 113
15. Remington 1100 Semiautomatic Shotgun 121
16. Remington 870 Pump Shotgun 137
17. Winchester 94 Lever-Action Rifle 147
18. Savage 110 Bolt-Action Rifle 155
19. Marlin 336 Lever-Action Rifle 161
20. Marlin 70 Semiautomatic Rimfire Rifle 171

Part IV
Advanced Techniques
21. Installing Interchangeable Choke Tubes 179
22. Repairing Stock Breaks and Splits 187
23. Drilling and Tapping for Sight Installation 193
24. Fitting a Recoil Pad 201

Part V
The Final Steps
25. Ammunition and the Gunsmith 209
26. Testing the Repair 221
27. Sensible Gunsmithing Alternatives 225

Appendix 227

Directory of Sources 229


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CHRIS_POLITE, September 30, 2006 (view all comments by CHRIS_POLITE)
i BELIEVE THIS IS ANEXCELLENT CHOICE FOR THOSE WHO ARE JUST BEGINNING TO TAKE INTREST IN GUNSMITHING
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580112031
Subtitle:
Gunsmithing at Home
Publisher:
Creative Outdoors
Author:
Matunas, Edward A.
Subject:
Hunting
Subject:
Hunting - General
Subject:
Firearms
Subject:
Maintenance and repair
Subject:
Firearms -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Gunsmithing
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Outdoorsman's Edge
Publication Date:
20040801
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
10.00 x 8.50 in 1.36 lb

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Product details 232 pages Creative Homeowner Press - English 9781580112031 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Diagnose and repair a broad selection of popular hunting firearms with this authoritative guide to maintaining, repairing, and improving rifles, shotguns, and handguns.

"Synopsis" by ,
Diagnose and repair a broad selection of popular hunting firearms, including rifles, shotguns, and handguns. 473 photographs and illustrations.

"Synopsis" by ,
Learn how to diagnose and repair a broad selection of popular hunting firearms including rifles, shotguns, and handguns in the convenience of the home, safely and inexpensively. Also included is a special section covering disassembly, repair, and reassembly of seven of the most popular firearms: 700, Remington 1100, Remington 870, Winchester 94, Savage 110, Marlin 336, and Marlin 70. The instructions are fully illustrated with photos and drawings as well as exploded views and parts lists, and much of this information can be applied to other guns with similar actions.

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