Derrick and I were military team armorers
and competitors in addition to serving in combat.
My 1911 is now in the hands of my regular armorer
and gunsmith Bill Pfeil, who absolutely loves the thing.
Nearly every gunsmith and armorer
worth his salt in experience looks forward to its arrival every year.
Four of the armorers
closed shop shortly thereafter.
One of the armorers
whom I believed to be one of my more trustworthy Marines had decided to function check his weapon with some dummy rounds I had stored in the safe.
The cost of a firearm system poses a disadvantage--a department has to purchase parts for more than one model and ensure its armorers
can repair and maintain them as well.
What did the armorer
do to adjust for these functions?
He knows of only a handful of armorers
in the Lower 48 and considers the work of many of them to be inferior to his and Belden's.
One trick passed on from an Army armorer
involves using sound to check the slide, using a brass rod to tap the slide.
's Kit includes AR Armorers
Vise, AR-15 Combo Tool, Torque Wrench, Upper Vise Block Clamp with Gas Tube Alignment Tool, Maintenance Mat with Exploded View AR-15, Pivot Pin and Roll Pin Installation Tool, AR Front Sight Tool, Delta Ring Tool, Strap Wrench, AR-15 Bore Guide, AR-15 Adjustable Receiver Link, Bore Brush, .
cut the rim off and turned it into a rimless case called the .
He also had no list of armorers
, but did give stocking dealer names.