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How to Identify a Schwinn Bicycle

How to Identify a Schwinn Bicycle

For enthusiasts, finding vintage Schwinn bicycles is an exciting hobby. Schwinn bicycles are easy to identify by the Schwinn logo displayed on the bike. But you can also look for the serial number to identify an ...

What Do the Numbers on a Rifle Scope Mean?

What Do the Numbers on a Rifle Scope Mean?

Rifle scopes can accomplish more than one thing. For one, they relieve the shooter of the worry of lining up the front sight with the rear sight and of losing focus on the target while lining up the sights. Also, of ...

How to Adjust the Trigger on a Gamo Air Rifle

How to Adjust the Trigger on a Gamo Air Rifle

Air rifles afford the serious shooter the opportunity to practice without the noise or cost of conventional rifles. Gamo air rifles are becoming increasingly popular with American shooters due to their blend of ...

Directions for Using an Engineer Lensatic Compass

Directions for Using an Engineer Lensatic Compass

The engineer lensatic compass is a precision instrument useful in measuring directions to objects and for land navigation. These compasses are not artillery compasses but are used in a very similar fashion. As the name ...

How to Zero an ACOG Sight

How to Zero an ACOG Sight

Properly setting the zero on your ACOG means you’ll hit your target every time. The Trijicon Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight, or ACOG, is an optical sighting system that allows quick target acquisition using an ...

How to Adjust an AccuTrigger

How to Adjust an AccuTrigger

Some models of Savage firearms come with the company's AccuTrigger. This special trigger setup allows the shooter to customize trigger pull without taking the firearm to a gunsmith. Depending on the model, the trigger ...

How to Disassemble a 30/30 Marlin

How to Disassemble a 30/30 Marlin

The lever action 30/30 Marlin rifle is a classic firearm. You will occasionally need to disassemble the rifle for cleaning. Marlin offers a 30/30 in many different models, but you disassemble each rifle in the same way. ...

Specifications of the Bear Buckmasters BTR Compound Bow

Specifications of the Bear Buckmasters BTR Compound Bow

The Bear Buckmasters BTR compound bow is a relatively inexpensive weapon. It is primarily used for hunting deer. Compound means that the bow uses a pulley system with oblong wheels at the tips of the bow to propel the ...

How to Adjust Shimano Brakes

How to Adjust Shimano Brakes

The majority of bicycles use Shimano brakes. They're easy to adjust on the trail, road, or in your garage at home using simple tools. Four types of mechanical brake systems typify Shimano's line-up: The V-brake on ...

How to Read a Compass

How to Read a Compass

A compass in your pocket should help orient you wherever you roam. A compass needle always points to magnetic north to help you travel in the right direction. A compass has several parts, including the baseplate, the ...

How to Adjust Bushnell Scopes

How to Adjust Bushnell Scopes

You need to make your shots count when target shooting or hunting. A misplaced shot may cost you a tournament or merely injure your prey, requiring you to hunt down a wounded animal. Make every shot count by adjusting ...

How to Remove an RV Awning

How to Remove an RV Awning

Removing an RV awning is necessary at times when the unit requires replacement or repair. The removal process is not something that can be accomplished alone. It takes two to three individuals to remove the awning unit. ...

How to Research a Gun's History

How to Research a Gun's History

The serial number is a unique identifier and there is only one that belongs to each gun. On older firearms the serial number can let the researcher know where and when the gun was manufactured, which is helpful in ...

How to Set Up an Archery Range

How to Set Up an Archery Range

Constructing your own archery range – which you can custom build to suit your preferences, available assets and needs -- is one of the best ways to reap the benefits that frequent practice provides. The most ...