Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wednesday Book Review: Hatcher’s Notebook

  Julian Hatcher (1888-1963) is about as closely aligned with firearms as a person could be.  Raised in the same time period that saw the innovations of pump-action, lever action, and self-loading rifles and pistols and machine guns, his life … Continue reading

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Making a Hammer-Fired Trigger Module for Prototyping

One of the things I’d like to attempt as this site builds up to actual design of firearms, is to create some modular pieces that can be used when other parts of the design are the point of interest. As … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Since we’re on the topic of triggers, here are a few links related to trigger design in addition to some general interest links. The first is a PDF of the Remington-Walker trigger. and an explanation of the Savage Accu-Trigger. An … Continue reading

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Wednesday Book Review: The Ultimate Thompson Book

The Ultimate Thompson Book by Tracie L. Hill <copyright> 2009 Collector Grade Publications ISBN: 0-88935-496-0 The Ultimate Thompson Book is a heavy, handsome, and expensive tome that chronicles the entire development of arms under the direction of General John Thompson … Continue reading

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