Category Archives: Tools


For several years, I have been using the Weaver Multi-Bit Tool Kit, Product number 849718 (shown below) for my general needs when working on firearms. This tool kit has served me well, if the hardware that I am working with … Continue reading


Having swapped out a few G26, G36, and G43 Glock magazine floorplates for Pierce extenders, I do have experience with Glock magazine floorplates. When I saw an advertisement for the TangoDown Magazine Floorplate Removal Tool for Glock®, I knew that … Continue reading

PEARCE GRIP EXTENSIONS REVIEW Avoiding the Dreaded "Hanging Pinky!"

I have several compact and sub-compact pistols that all exhibit the same malady – the grip is too short for my hand. Something was needed to allow my hand to fit on the handle of the pistol. I found that … Continue reading

Gunsmither 10/22 Bolt Bar and Extractor Tool – Product Review

THE CLAIM – PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: If you have ever struggled with re-installing your charging handle and spring under the bolt in a Ruger 10/22, this is the answer! This solves the problem of properly aligning the bolt and charging handle … Continue reading

Optic Rings and Demonic Possession

Having mounted a number of magnified and non-magnified optics on long guns and handguns in my brief time as a firearms operator, I have a few thoughts on optic mounting rings. Like many who are handgun enthusiasts, I have a … Continue reading

Wheeler 156-999 Delta Series AR Combo Tool

I had two MSRs and no MSR tool with which to work on them. I wanted to rectify that and a search ensued for a viable tool to support my MSR. Actually, I just needed one to loosen the receiver … Continue reading