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How To: Clean your Ruger 10/22 Rimfire Rifle

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger rifle, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," so don't let those other firearms manufacturers fool you. Learn from the professionals, learn from Ruger in this weapons video tutorial.

How To: Build a pvc pipe potato gun

This link shows a site showing how to build a potato spud gun using PVC pipe. The used materials are 1.5” PVC pipe (2 feet barrel), 1.5” to 3” expander, 3” PVC pipe (1 foot chamber), 3” female threaded plug, 3” threaded cap, push button BBQ lighter, purple PVC primer and PVC cement/Glue. The PVC pipe is to be cut twice as long and half the width of the chamber. These are joined using spreading cap and later the lighter is fixed in it. The Potato spud gun made of PVC pipe is ready for entertai...

How To: Polish and prepare a rifle barrel for bluing

If you have a rifle you want to keep beautiful and rust-free, then bluing is necessary step for its survival. It's a passivation process that has many different types used, like cold bluing, hot bluing, rust bluing and fume bluing. No matter what type you're going to perform on your rifle barrel, there's one thing you need to keep in mind—polishing. Before you can fully refinish your gun metal, it's important that you polish the surface before actually bluing.

How To: Fix a faulty trigger on your Airsoft gun

Oh, no! The trigger mechanism for your favorite Airsoft gun isn't working! Fortunately, in most cases, this doesn't mean you have to buy a replacement - you can usually easily and cheaply repair the trigger. You'll need a screwdriver so you can remove all the screws from the gun case (and be careful not to loose any of the screws!). And don't forget to remove the magazine before attempting to take the gun apart. Then just clear any blockage you see!

HowTo: Make a Wicked Powerful BB Gun With an Air Compressor

Below, David Ye demonstrates how to make a sick DIY BB gun using an air compressor. Ye says: "I got bored and decided to make a BB gun using my air compressor. The secret sauce is a one way valve that blocks air from the firing chamber but allows air in the other direction to rapidly propel ammo into the gun. This allows me to tube feed BB's, even when the gun is inverted. It's also much faster than gravity feed versions."

How To: Properly remove a barrel from a bolt action rifle

Pulling the barrel off a bolt action rifle is nearly impossible without the right tools. In this video, Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, explains how to properly remove the barrel from a bolt action rifle using a barrel vise and action wrench. He starts by bolting the barrel vise to a heavy bench and coating some oak block with Baker brand resin. He then clamps the barrel in the vise. Once the barrel is secured, a Wheeler Engineering action wrench is tightened to the receiver,...

How To: Clean your SIG Sauer pistol from top to bottom

This video tutorial can be used alone or in conjunction with the Preventive Maintenance Guide to assist you in the professional care of your SIG SAUER semiautomatic pistol. Check out how to clean your SIG SAUER pistol from top to bottom. If you can clean it off, it probably shouldn't be there anyway, right?

How To: Disassemble a Lee Enfield No1 MkIII

Check out this instructional weapon video that shows how to disassemble a Lee Enfield No1 MkIII rifle. Using a 1941 Lithgow No1 MkIII, this tutorial provides general guidance to beginners and gun enthusiasts who need help with stripping and dismantling of the No1 MkIII rifle and replacing the four stock.

How To: Mount a scope on a Ruger M77 Mark II or Hawkeye Rifle

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger rifle, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together, or maybe how to add a scope to it. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," so don't let those other firearms manufacturers fool you. Learn from the professionals, learn from Ruger in this weapons video tutorial.

How To: Disassemble your Ruger 10/22 Rimfire Rifle

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger rifle, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," so don't let those other firearms manufacturers fool you. Learn from the professionals, learn from Ruger in this weapons video tutorial.

How To: Disassemble and reassemble a Glock 17 handgun

The Glock 17 is one of them most popular handguns in the world, the iconic Glock popularized by police and police films in the 1980's. They're a great place for new gun owners to start, and this video will show you how to disassemble and reassemble a Glock 17 while teaching you all of the relevant terminology related to the gun.

How To: Disassemble and reassemble a Desert Eagle airsoft gun

This video tutorial will teach you how to disassemble and reassemble the Desert Eagle .50AE Ultra High Grade airsoft pistol made by KWC. The first step to field stripping the spring version of the Desert Eagle airsoft gun is to take the magazine out. The rest practically comes naturally, just don't lose any of the airsoft handgun parts or you might not have functionality anymore. The Desert Eagle airsoft weapon might be easier to disassemble if you take all of the BBs out first.

How To: Modify a Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle

Ruger 10/22 rifles are ideally suited for informal target shooting, plinking, small game hunting, and action-shooting events. Many models exist, including the standard 10/22 Carbine, the Ruger Deluxe Sporter, the Ruger All-Weather 10/22, Rifle models, a Compact model, and a Target model.

How To: Fit your shotgun by adjusting pitch and point of aim

In this how-to video, you will learn how to fit your shotgun. Pitch will keep you from getting beat up and point of target. Pitch refers to the angle at which the butt is shaped. A neutral stock will leave the stock parallel. If the barrel leans away, you have down pitch. If the opposite is true, you have up pitch. To change the pitch, use quarters. They do not collapse under pressure and are readily available. Place the coins under a loosened heel or toe of the butt. Check to see where the p...

How To: Assemble the M1911 semi-automatic pistol

With this video tutorial, or should I say animated instructions, you can see how to assemble the M1911 semi-automatic pistol. This animation is better than most weapon videos, because it shows every detail of the M1911 single-action, semi-auto handgun. In the process of putting an M1911 pistol together, you'll find the recoil spring, the barrel bushing, the slidestop, hammer pin, the hammer assembly, mainspring housing pin, hand grips, firing pin, extractor and everything else in guts of the ...

How To: Shorten and recrown a rifle barrel with hand tools

Most gun owners would cringe at the thought of hacking off the end of their barrel, but sometimes it's a necessary task to perform. But even then, it seems like a job for a professional. But it's not! If you have the basic hand tools, you can shorten and recrown a barrel yourself. MidwayUSA shows you how it's done on a Winchester Model 67 rifle.

How To: Make tracer ammo

This video shows the secret of making a tracer ammo useful for hunting during night time. You will need: a rifle, . 22/5. 5 ammo, glow in the dark fishing glue and a UV torch. First fill the rear of the pellet with flow in the dark fishing glue. The glue will shrink as it starts to dry, so use a lot of it as it shrinks. When glue gets dried in the pellet it will look as shown in the video. Fix the UV torch to the rifle using a rubber band with the bulb pointing the loading breach. Now load th...

How To: Disassemble your Ruger Mini-14 Target Rifle

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger rifle, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," so don't let those other firearms manufacturers fool you. Learn from the professionals, learn from Ruger in this weapons video tutorial.

How To: Clean and lubricate the Glock firearm

This video tutorial will show you how to clean and lubricate the Glock firearm. The Glock is the weapon that police, special units, security serves and the military use, and there's a reason and it's because of its polymer design and minimum weight, not to mention reliability.

How To: Hold a rifle properly

Many people may not realize it, but there are certain ways that guns should be held in order to avoid injury and to maximize your shooting ability. In this two part tutorial, you'll be finding out about how to hold a rifle properly when hunting or using it to save your life. Now, when practicing these techniques, please be in an open area, with no ammo in the gun, and only use when necessary. Be careful and enjoy!