I first heard about Ballistol while watching a back-issue of GCA’s GunTech DVD magazine (issue #108). Gene Kelly (president of the American Gunsmithing Institute) interviewed a Ballistol representative at SHOT SHOW. I was really impressed what was said about it. Something claiming to be as versatile as Ballistol and also non-toxic is a combination that gets my attention. When I finished watching the interview I immediately visited the company’s website and read absolutely everything posted about the product. Continue reading
While home one Sunday during supper I heard shotgun shots nearby. Shortly after the last shot there was a knock on my door. To my surprise I saw my neighbor with a shotgun leaning at his side. He said the gun needs my gunsmithing services. The action was open so at a glance I was able to see the chamber unloaded. I immediately point this out thanking him for his safety courtesy. Continue reading
In the begining: Cleaning my guns…
When I first began shooting guns I was living in northern Alberta, Canada. Winters are long and cold with me often shooting in such conditions. With shooting comes cleaning.
The first gun cleaning product I used was Outer’s solvent. Lubrication was done with Outer’s gun oil. Several times I had to clean my guns in winter when it was too cold to open windows. There was the danger of freezing hot water heating pipes should I have the window open too long, or even worse, forgetting to close them. … but the guns had to be cleaned. Continue reading
This article is something I really would like to share with you. The purpose of it is not to sell you on anything whatsoever–this is not a paid advertisement. Personally I’m skeptical when hearing about a product or service from the person that is selling it so I find it helpful hearing from the customers themselves what they are getting (or not getting) out of it. I am a customer and would like to share how I am benefiting from being a Gun Club of America (GCA) member and why. Continue reading