Tag Archives: gunsmithing

My Philmont Adventure

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz This story starts way back in February. Actually before that even, during the SHOT Show to be specific. During that time frame Mr. David O’Neill from the Boy Scouts of America approached … Continue reading

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Should I Outside Neck Turn My Brass?

Written by Ballistic Technician Paul Box This is a question we get just about every week. Should I neck turn my brass? Well, the answer can be yes….and no. Let’s look a little deeper into it. Naturally, if we had … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain High

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz Photos courtesy of Danny Milan Every year in June for the past 5 years I have been privileged to be invited to teach for a week at Trinidad State Junior College in … Continue reading

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The next challenge – Who to put the rifle together?

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz Continued from: The Birth of A Rifle One of the perks to being a Ballistic Technician for Sierra Bullets is sometimes we can get our chambering done in house.  Since this was … Continue reading

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I’ll Trade You Two Boxes of Brass

Written by Sierra Ballistics Technician Paul Box Back in the day when I owned a gun shop, one day a guy walked in with a gun stock blank that changed my life. It was nothing more than a blank and … Continue reading

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Trinidad Reloading Class: Reloading A-Z

Written by Sierra Bullets Ballistic Technician Rich Machholz I was fortunate to be able to spend time in Trinidad, Colorado this past June teaching a week long NRA summer course titled “Reloading A-Z”  at the Trinidad State Junior College Gunsmithing … Continue reading

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Should I Outside Neck Turn My Brass?

Written by Ballistic Technician Paul Box This is a question we get just about every week. Should I neck turn my brass? Well, the answer can be yes….and no. Let’s look a little deeper into it. Naturally, if we had … Continue reading

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