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The Glock brand firearm has become one of the most popular defense guns in the world. In this video Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, shoots the Glock model 22 to determine how it rates as a conceal and carry handgun. Chambered for the 40 S&W cartridge, this Glock gets high marks as a defensive firearm.
1 Apr 2009
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Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, shoots the Smith & Wesson Model 15 Combat Masterpiece to see how it rates as a conceal and carry firearm. Chambered for the 38 special, this revolver rates very well and is a preferred defense firearm for many Americans.
1 Apr 2009
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The Smith and Wesson J frame revolver has remained one of the most popular conceal and carry firearms since its introduction, and the Model 342 is no exception. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, examines this lightweight 38 special to see how it rates overall in three important areas.
1 Apr 2009
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The Hi-Power was one of John Browning’s last designs and wasn’t finished until after his death by Fabrique Nationale. Today it remains a popular carry gun due to its size and capacity. Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, gives this Browning some range time to see how it rates overall as a carry handgun.
1 Apr 2009
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Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, examines the Colt DS-2 to see how it rates as a conceal and carry handgun. This revolver, chambered for the 38 Special cartridge, features stainless steel construction and six shot capacity. Its fixed sight, short barreled design makes it an ideal defensive handgun.
1 Apr 2009
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The Colt Lawman MKIII is a large frame, snub nosed revolver chambered for the potent 357 Magnum cartridge. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, gives this big Colt a workout to see how it rates overall as a conceal and carry handgun in three important areas.
1 Apr 2009
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Boasting “To Hell and Back Reliability,” Sig Sauer handguns have become some of the most popular defensive firearms in use today. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, shoots the Sig Sauer P229 to see how it rates overall as a conceal and carry firearm in three important areas.
1 Apr 2009
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The Glock model 19 is a medium sized version of the Austrian firm’s famous model 17. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, shoots this high capacity, 9mm handgun at twenty feet to see how it rates overall as a conceal and carry handgun in three important areas.
26 Feb 2011
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Due to the corrosive nature of black power cartridges, many firing pins founder in older firearms are damaged and in need of replacement. In this short video Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, demonstrates the process for fabricating a replacement firing pin from drill rod using a metal turning lathe.
1 May 2009
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Because most Remington Rolling Block rifles were shot using black powder cartridges, it was imperative they be cleaned at the end of each day. Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, demonstrates the process for field stripping a rolling block rifle for cleaning.
1 May 2009
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Sometimes a screw just won’t come out. Whether it’s rusted, damaged, or just simply seized up a standard screwdriver just isn’t the answer. Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, demonstrates the process for removing a stuck screw using a screw extractor, hand drill, and a tap handle.
1 May 2009
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Without the right tools it’s nearly impossible to separate a rifle barrel from its receiver. Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, demonstrates the process for removing the barrel from a Remington Rolling Block rifle using a barrel vise and an action wrench. The right tools make an otherwise difficult job easy.
1 May 2009
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Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, demonstrates that even without a milling machine cutting a dovetail isn’t too tough of a job. Using a special, three sided dovetail file along with some elbow grease, Larry installs a front sight on an octagon barrel.
1 May 2009
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When converting a military rolling block action to sporting dimensions the action must be thinned about .030” from each side. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, demonstrates this process using a milling machine and fly cutter, rather than a surface grinder.
1 May 2009
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You can’t buy gun screws at the hardware store and if you’re working with older firearms you may not be able to find them anywhere. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, demonstrates the solution to this problem by fabricating a gun screw out of drill rod using a metal lathe and milling machine.
1 May 2009
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The most precise method for cutting a dovetail uses a milling machine and a cutter designed specifically for the job. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, demonstrates this process while cutting the front sight dovetail in an octagon barrel.
1 May 2009
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