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Why Won’t My Charging Handle Go Back In?

Man shoots an AR15 with a charging handle

Whether you took your firearm apart for inspection, cleaning, repair, or upgrade, there is a chance that one of the components won’t fit back in again. If you’re wondering, “why won’t my charging handle go back in?” we’re here to help. Old and new charging handles may not fit a firearm for a couple of …

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How to Change AR Charging Handle

AR-15 charging handle

Taking a weapon apart – be it for cleaning, inspection, or repair – can be a challenge for someone who hasn’t done it before. Luckily, you don’t have to field strip an AR to replace the charging handle. So, how to change AR charging handle? It’s easier than you’d think. How to Change AR Charging …

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How Does AR15 Charging Handle Work?

AR15 charging handle

AR15 charging handles are some of the most overlooked upgrades in the world of weapons. Besides offering a better grip and accommodating a glove hand, quality charging handles deflect dirt, oil, and gas from the face when firing. But how does AR15 charging handle work? Their function is surprisingly uncomplicated. How Does AR15 Charging Handle …

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How Accurate Are Digital Calipers?

Person using a digital caliper

Reloading ammo requires you to have calipers you can rely on, and digital calipers tend to be easier to use than dial calipers. But how accurate are digital calipers? We discuss the accuracy of digital calipers in detail below. How Accurate Are Digital Calipers? Digital calipers can take highly accurate measurements in increments as small …

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Can You Zero Dial Caliper?

Dial Caliper with zero adjustment

One of the issues of using dial calipers for reloading ammo is that the tiniest bit of wear on the moving parts of the caliper can ruin the accuracy of the zero setting. Many wonder, “can you zero dial caliper?” There is a provision that allows you to adjust the zero on your caliper. Can …

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What Is the Advantage of Using a Dial Caliper?

Person using a dial caliper

Conventionally, gun owners and experts use a dial caliper when reloading ammo. But with digital calipers getting cheaper and more reliable, what is the advantage of using a dial caliper? We discuss that and more below. What Is the Advantage of Using a Dial Caliper? The biggest advantage of dial calipers is that they don’t …

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Are Digital Calipers More Accurate Than Dial?

Digital caliper

Whether you’re a full-time gunsmith or it’s just a pastime, there will come the point where you’ll wonder whether you’re using the best calipers for your needs.  So, are digital calipers more accurate than dial? The answer is more involved than you’d expect. Are Digital Calipers More Accurate Than Dial? Digital calipers are more accurate …

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Can I Use Olive Oil on My Gun?

Brown and copper semi automatic pistol with bullets

Regardless of its purpose, you should keep any weapon clean to avoid malfunctioning. Gun maintenance involves cleaning and greasing. One of the most common questions gun owners ask is “Can I use Olive oil on my gun?” We’ve prepared this guide to help you answer that question.  Can I Use Olive Oil on My Gun? …

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How Important Is a Gun Safe Dehumidifier?

An image of an electric dehumidifier

If you possess a gun, you understand the importance of keeping it locked up safely in a safe. What you may not know is that even after you have secured your pistol away, it’s still subject to another threat: humidity. You might be wondering, how important is a gun-safe dehumidifier? How Important Is a Gun …

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Should You Put a Dehumidifier in a Gun Safe?

An image of a safe

If you interact with gun users, they may have mentioned the use of a dehumidifier. This discussion may lead you to wonder: should you put a dehumidifier in a gun safe?. If you don’t know what a dehumidifier is, you’re missing out on one of the most valuable gun-safe accessories. Should You Put a Dehumidifier …

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Do I Have to Use Gun Oil?

A man using gun oil

Some people are not a fan of gun oil, it can be messy when you apply them to your gun. Sometimes it even makes you uncomfortable using your gun. This is why some people often ask themselves, do I have to use gun oil? Do I Have to Use Gun Oil? You have to use …

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How Many Times Can You Reload Ammo?

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One of the most common questions first-time reloaders ask is how many times can you reload ammo. If you ask people, they will give you a different answer. We got to the bottom of this and will provide some information regarding reloading count. How Many Times Can You Reload Ammo? You can potentially reload any …

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