Category Archives: The Shade Tree Gunsmith

Don’t try this at home!

Squirrel-B-Gone

Since I’ve been creating new pages for each firearm project lately, I thought it fitting that I start a new one for my Crosman 1377 since I pulled it out last night and took back to the task of accurizing … Continue reading

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Dumpster Diving for AR-15s

A really cool friend recently donated a broken AR-15 lower to me in hopes that I’d be able to resurrect it and turn his trash into treasure. Fuggeddaboudit!

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Zastava PAP Double Stack Conversion and Underfolder Adaptation

Though legal in all 50 states, this AK-47 variant left much to be desired in an assault rifle. Let’s get to work!

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Barrel Band for Crosman 1377

After using my new mini-lathe to repair my cheap foreign made propane heater, I decided to use it for what I really bought it for – some amatuer gunsmithing. Enter my squirrel-b-gone device – a Crosman Pumpmaster Classic, more commonly … Continue reading

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