Gunsmithing

From the proper method of cleaning your gun to the right way to mount a scope, Gun Digest’s gunsmithing section has you covered. We provide you with authoritative how-to articles and indispensable references to make your DIY gunsmithing project a snap. Gun Assembly/DisassemblyExploded Gun DrawingsAR-15 Maintenance GuideAR-15 Cleaning Download

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How To: 9mm and .22 LR AR Conversions

Converting a standard AR to chamber and fire 9mm or .22 LR isn't as complicated as one may think, but there are some things that need to be done to make it happen.

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How To: Do-It-Yourself DuraCoat

Learn how to apply your own DuraCoat finish using Lauer Custom Weaponry's new DuraCoat Aerosol Kit with this do-it-yourself guide.

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The Rise of 80 Percent Firearms

Do-It-Yourself 80 percent firearm builds represent a great chance to increase your gun knowledge, and they have been becoming more and more popular in recent years.

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A Word on AR-15 Carrier Life

Given it's operation in an AR-15, you might think the carrier sees a lot of wear and tear. But its longevity is quite impressive in the overall scheme of things.