The reputation of your barrel maker
or firearms manufacturer is also very important.
Back in the 1970's, barrel maker
Ed Shilen experimented with a variety of barrel crown designs for the benchrest rifles he was building.
Stuart, who worked as a whisky barrel maker
, had been enjoying the good weather on three jet skis with his brother Thomas Jordan, known as TJ, and three friends.
Tossing your hat into the current American bolt-action rifle market takes cajones like a matador's, but Spanish barrel maker
Bergara is doing just that.
In 1863, an old-established cooper, or barrel maker
, moved into the building.
Through the lowered and lightly flaired ejection port you can see the words "KART 45 NM," giving credit where it's due to the famed barrel maker
, and when you jack the slide, the gleaming mirror finish on both the pistol's feed ramps is impossible to miss.
The name bodger probably comes from the old German word botticher, which is their word for a cooper or barrel maker
A trio of French wine lovers - a vineyard manager, a barrel maker
and an oyster farmer - teamed up to test the myth, above and below water.
It is aged 15 months in new French oak, using barrels made by Angelo Gaia's barrel maker
- showing the benefits of having Zonin in your corner.
In part, Wohrl's adaptations pay indirect tribute to the skills of the barrel maker
But barrel maker
Pete Coates, who has a workshop in Ffynnongroyw near Holywell, has lifted the lid on his ancient art to explain why he enjoys it.
When it comes to accuracy, here is where the individual tolerance-range matchup of individual barrel-bore/ammunition lots becomes very important, due to the fact that no slug gun barrel maker
is yet holding its products to the same tight requirements as high-power rifle barrels and also because polymer sabot sleeves are not as tightly specced as the bullets they enclose.