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DIY AR-15s

FALARAK has compiled the comprehensive list of do it yourself AR stuff. It includes:

How to assemble a stripped lower receiver with a lower parts kit:

How to assemble a barrel to an upper receiver, or change your barrel:

How to install a free float tube to your upper: (LARUE, TROY, and YHM examples!)

How to upgrade/install a match trigger:

How to make your own cut-down low profile gas bock:

A must read for AR buffs out there.

A mousegun is a small pocket-size gun, lightweight, easy to conceal, and used only as a last resort to save your own life, or the lives of others. This website is a collection of links to mousegun information.

They are also called snake guns and are the topic of interest at The site has reviews of many popular pocket guns. Give it a read.


No; it's not a new rap group. I've mentioned Natural Point of Aim before in The 5 Main Firing Positions For Rifle. Cabinboy of The Revolutionary War Veterans Association has a more in depth treatment of the subject in a post entitled The Rifleman Series -- Part Five: Natural Point of Aim (NPOA). Be sure to check out the other informative posts at the RWVA blog.

Military Surplus Make-Over: Wood You Like To Refresh A Garand?

Let's discuss (& look at) some options for fixing up an old stock. I'll be focusing on the M1 Garand but most of what I'll write will be applicable to almost any surplus rifle that someone makes stocks & accessories for.

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I think it would be a good idea if we included a new category, one where Internet resources could be brought to everyone's attention.

Keep in mind, however, that we at The Carnival of the Shooters have no control of the content of these web pages, or of any updates that the authors would make in the future. So please don't consider any link you find here a sign that we verify the accuracy or endorse the content found on these other sites.

I came across Bill's PPSh-41 Pages, and I thought you'd like to look them over. It's well illustrated, and it's easy to navigate around. Check it out if you're interested in this type of firearm.