Less than one year after participating in his first F-Class match, Bob Petillo set an F-Class National Record in the Police category with his Criterion pre-fit rifle build. Currently using a 28” Bull contour barrel chambered in 6.5×284 Norma, Bob is currently using a handload recipe featuring Berger 140gr. Hybrid Match bullets seated to a […]
Monthly Archives: December 2017
AR-15 & 308 AR, Articles, Technical Articles
Chrome Lining vs. Salt Bath Nitriding: Which Barrel Finish Is Better?
One of the most frequently asked questions by shooters pertains to the difference between our barrels with chrome lining and salt bath nitriding. Customers looking for a durable, reliable, and accurate barrel configuration are presented with both of these options and want to make an educated decision that will suit their individual build requirements. While […]
AR-15 & 308 AR, Articles, Bolt Action Rifles, Technical Articles, Vintage Military Rifles
What is Headspace and Why Should it be Checked?
Few tolerances found on a firearm are of more importance than headspace. Not only is headspace essential to rifle accuracy, but it is a major safety factor to consider when assembling a firearm. Improper headspace can cause case head separation, unsafe chamber pressure levels, or failure to function. What is headspace? Headspace is the distance […]