Monthly Archives: January 2015

Learning from ARA Benchrest Competition

Last weekend I visited the American Rimfire Association (ARA) Virginia state championship match. If a stock 10/22 is a Volkswagen Jetta, and a tricked-out special with scope, aftermarket barrel and trigger group is a Porsche 911 Turbo, these Unlimited ARA … Continue reading

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Replacing the Extractor

Yesterday someone on rimfirecentral.com had a problem with a lost extractor, and asked about how to install the replacement. Here’s the video I made to answer his question. The process is easy enough – provided you take care not to … Continue reading

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Dry Fire Practice

Dry fire practice is not only the least expensive method of your marksmanship training, it is also the most valuable. Every interview or article I’ve seen or read by a world class competitor includes the point that he takes more … Continue reading

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DIY: Trigger Reset and Overtravel

Update June 14, 2016: I just installed a Volquartsen trigger blade in this 10/22. It’s a better solution in every way for about $25, and I no longer recommend this DIY method. Skip one pizza and six-pack and spring for … Continue reading

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