A revolver's simple appearance can be deceiving, as David outlines in this article about preparing a "wheel gun" for match grade performance.
“With so little being written about custom gunsmithing, all the information to be learned is done so by word-of-mouth.” Let’s spread the word.
Military forces use them for tactical advantage, and European sportsmen buy them as “good neighbor” hardware. But what effect would sound suppressors have on a paper target? We assembled a team to find out
Using a six-inch Douglas barrel with 1-14 twist, David Sams cut it to five inches and re-tested it for group size. Here’s what he learned
What’s the best finish for a gun that will be taking a lot of abuse during the heat of competition?
Reduce a 50-yard shot group from 2.4 inches to .9 inches for under $700.
Comparing a 1:12-inch twist barrel to the modern 1:7-inch for the lighter bullet weights.
Virginia master gunsmith David Sams explains the pros and cons of having a trigger job performed on a service rifle
What is recommended for competition?
Barrel and trigger upgrades make this P226 variant a top candidate for bumping up to match grade status