When You Should Take Your Gun To A Gunsmith
By G. Halek
Clack, clack, clack, clack… Crunch…
If you’ve owned firearms for a good long while, you know that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you pull the trigger of a gun only to feel some spring or pin come loose.
It can happen to anyone. Guns, like any other mechanical device, are subject to failure. If it happens during routine practice, count yourself lucky and thank your stars.
However, when is it time to crack open the gun and try to replace a part or take it to a gunsmith?
Before we dig in, I’ll ask you a few questions and you answer them honestly:
- What is your experience fixing firearms?
- Are you naturally mechanically inclined?
- Do you know the correct part numbers to order?
- Are those parts commonly available?
- Do you have the proper equipment to make modifications to your firearms in a safe and controlled manner?
If you answers a lot, yes, yes, yes, and yes, you’re probably in a position to fix your own gun without any oversight. When in doubt, carry on with this article to find out your next best course of action.
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Source:: Concealed Nation