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    We Manufacture the Widest Selection of Gun Shims to be Found Anywhere on the Planet

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    Michigan Center, Michigan

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    Liberty or Death ~ Angry Snake Shirt

    Liberty or Death ~ Don't Tread on Me

    Only Available in Gilden Black XL sizes at this time

    After Almost 20 years and Several Revisions I think I have made the Logo Design that I like best, The Angry Snake Shirt

    Available in only XL and Black to start, I may be adding other colors and sizes later

    • TriggerShims Logo Angry Snake
    • Quality Gilden "Heavy Cotton" Shirt
    • High Quality Detailed Screenprint Printing that becomes part of the fabric
    • Premium Quality ~ Logo Made in the USA
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    USA Feeler Gauge Set

    The easiest way to Measure your Trigger or Hammer assembly is with a simple blade type feeler gauge.
    I sell a Nice U.S.A. Made set you can include in your orders.
    It comes with a Manufacturers Lifetime Warranty
    This 32 Blade Gauge will measure from .0015" up and is perfect for general use.
    The price is $16.95 and includes Free Economy Shipping

    New Remington and Ruger Bolt Tool

    New Remington and Ruger Bolt Tool - For Disassembly of Remington 600, 700 and Ruger M77 and 77/22-17 Rifle Bolts

    R&R Bolt Tool

    As of 2020 ~ I have reconditioned another lot of Menck Bolt Tool parts and have a fair quantity of tools now on hand

    All Tools are Top Shelf Quality, The #2020 Menck Remington and Ruger Bolt Disassembly Tool,
    Available Only at

    7-1/2" steel tool makes bolt disassembly simple. For Remington 600, 700 and Ruger 77 bolt action rifles.

    Eases Disassembly Of Firing Pin & Spring In Remington 600-700 Series and Ruger M77
    One end for Remington 600-700 series bolts including XP-100 and 40;
    The other end for Ruger M77 and 77/22-17 and 357/44 Caliber Models
    Handscrew compresses Striker Spring until cross pin can be driven out
    Specially Designed to Safely Compress Without Damage to Firing Pin on 600 / 700 and M77 Models

    This tool would easily cost 1.5 times our asking price to produce at today's manufacturing rates!
    Own the Original Tom Menck Remington and Ruger Tool, 
    Designed and Originally Manufactured by a True Craftsman and Journeyman GunSmith, Tom Menck

    I literally bought buckets of parts from Menck Estate, and this year (2020) I had some missing parts made and resurrected this Fine Old Tool
    I have a mixture of these, some with black cross handles, some silver, you will be shipped what is available. I have had all parts freshly treated with Black Oxide for 2020, a photo copy of the Original Instructions included, and also included my own 2" hardwood dowel spacer specifically for the Ruger 77/22-17 and 357/44 models ~ You do NOT need this tool to install Our Bolt Shims

    "This Bolt Tool is a Must-Have to change the Striker Spring on these Bolt Action Rifles, Makes Bolt Disassembly a Breeze, Well Made and Worth Every Penny!"
    ~ Ralph the Gunsmith in MI

    Buy Two or Three and Save $$$!

    Free Shipping ~ USA Only ~ Guaranteed In-Stock Order Now!

    R&RBT ~ 2020 Bolt Tool

    Hi Lance, the striker spring tool arrived this afternoon, 30 minutes later I had the spring replaced - that’s a great tool! Thanks for your help!
    Robert in LA

    M77LH Bolt Tool

    TriggerShims Bolt Tool for M77 Left Hand Rifles

    This is my M77LH Bolt Tool - to my knowledge,
    this is the only LH Bolt Tool made for these rifles.
    Used to disassemble the Firing Pin and replace the striker spring
    Works with Ruger M77 Mark II Left Hand Rifles

    Free Shipping ~ USA Only ~ This is a LEFT HAND Tool

    TM-M77LH Bolt Tools

    TriggerShims Logo Aluminum Signs

    SNEK SIGN June 21 2022

    Durable Aluminum Garage Signs

    USA Made by a Veteran Owned Company in Iowa

    Your Choice of our Liberty or Death Snake or American Flag Logo

    Tammy purchased this sign for me for Fathers Day, and I was so impressed with the Quality and Finish, I decided to offer these Veteran Owned Company USA Made Garage Signs to our customers

    Sign comes with a single hole at top for hanging and measures 11 3/4" across

    Also Available in 3", 6" and 8" sizes and without mounting hole ~ inquire

    Item # 11.75" Logo-Sign
    Drop Shipped direct to you from the veteran owned business Arrowhead Outdoor Products

    • High gloss aluminum with UV protective coating
    • Suitable for outside or inside use, Will Not Rust.
    • High quality detailed sublimated printing that becomes part of the aluminum
    • Premium Quality ~ Made in the USA
    Choice: American Flag or Gadsden Snake or Angry Snake
    Choose Logo Style from Drop-Down Below
    Add Special Instructions Here
    Click Here to Shop This Fine Veteran Owned Business - Arrowhead Outdoor Products

    Menck Bolt Tool demonstrated below on a Ruger 77/22 by Lance

    TECH TIP VIDEO: Menck Bolt Tool demonstrated below on a
    Remington 700 by Larry Potterfield

    TECH TIP: Ruger 77 Striker Spring Installation

    Ruger 77 Striker Spring Installation - $42.50

    Installing the Striker Spring on Ruger 77 Rifles requires a Special Tool
    The tool can be purchased from us, or you can send me your bolt and I will do it for you.

    This is an easy straight-forward installation, I show you how in the Ruger Striker Spring Installation Video.

    For the Folks who do not want to do this themselves, I offer this service; For a Flat Fee of $42.50 I will disassemble your bolt, clean it, Provide and Install a New Striker Spring kit, ($15.95) reassemble and lubricate, and Provide Return Shipping Post Paid - Insured. ($11.50)
    To request this service, shoot me an email and I will send you shipping and payment details.




    Have you ever experienced a Smith and Wesson® trigger spring flying past your eyeball, on it's way to heaven know's where ? Or perhaps you've jammed a makeshift tool into your hand while trying to install a S&W® trigger spring and rebound? Not a fun thing! Anyone who's worked on S&W's most likely has a memory or two of flying springs!

    The SmithMaster™ takes the worry out of changing S&W® Trigger springs. Works on all J,K,L, and N Frame revolvers.

    The SmithMaster™ is a unique, double ended tool designed for easy, trouble free removal and installation of the S&W® rebound/triggerspring assembly. One end of the tool allows CONTROLLED REMOVAL of the rebound/trigger spring.

    The other end allows CONTROLLED INSTALLATION, the trickiest part of the whole operation. No more trigger springs flying out and getting lost! The Smithmaster™ completely controls the spring, for worry free installation. Great for routine maintenance, and trigger jobs; especially usefull for trying different weight aftermarket trigger return springs, for a lighter, smoother trigger pull

    Man sized Delrin main body/handle has deep "Gripper Grooves" for sure control. Removal and installation tool heads are hardened tool steel for long life, and are coated to prevent frame marring. Approx. 8" OAL. Very Thorough Instructions included.

    Click Photo Link for Smithmaster Trigger Tool

    GunSmither's S&W Revolver Trigger Spring Tool

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    Woodshed November 2021

    The Old Woodshed

    Last fall, Tammy and I drug our old woodshed up from the woods, and I am reusing it to make my dedicated grinder building, the old horse shed where we had the grinders was low, and prone to spring thaw water and slight flooding.
    An ongoing project, this will include a small furnace, it will be high and dry up on Timbers, and the grinders etc. will not be prone to rust.
    My plans include a strip and paint of my old Delta Surface Grinder made in the 1950's and the addition of a Dust Collector.
    Then, as my old railroad friend used to say.... We'll Be A Cooking With Gas!

    Update June 2022 ~ The Grinder Building

    The old Woodshed is set in place, I reclaimed an old door, and Tammy gave her a new coat of paint.
    The stained black siding around the door is solid Cherry, Dad and I sawed on his mill over 40 years ago.
    My next door neighors Nick and Stacey own the property the mill used to set on, and gave me one of the old doors so I could reclaim the lumber, I am quite happy with it because I think of Dad everytime I see it. Tammy got me a metal Liberty or Death logo sign for it, and I will start working on the inside in the fall.

    Grinding Shed

    TriggerShims Aluminum Outdoor Logo Signs are now available ~ Click Here ~

    December 2022 - Early Winter, and the 78+ year old grinder is rebuilt and in it's new dry shed.
    American Made with Pride by Delta Specialty Company founded by Herbert Tautz in 1919 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there is no reason she won't see her 100th birthday and well beyond

    January Update - the new dust collector is just about finished, and as soon as I have the belt grinder set up we will be running full steam again. Finishing a project like this is always a relief, and at the same time it is sad, I have built 7 buildings in 40 years on this property I farmed as a kid, and I hate to see projects come to an end.....

    Grinding Shed

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