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By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun, Rifle, Shotgun

So, you inherited an old firearm and need to find the value for it. Where do you go?The answer to this is simple; there are a few main ways of valuing firearms. First, there are books. Second, there are auction results. And last but not least, you can always take it to your local dealer.  Let's discuss each of these in a little more detail.... read more.

  • March 19, 2019

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun, Rifle

Often times the greatest discoveries begin with a smaller breakthrough that sparks the imagination of inventors, and inadvertently changes an entire industry. Such was the case when Louis Flobert first placed a metal ball into a brass casing for the purpose of creating a toy parlor gun for indoor shooting. From gallery guns to small game hunting, his invention played a crucial role for the future firearm development.... read more.

  • March 08, 2019

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun, Rifle, Shotgun

So, you finally pulled the trigger and bought that new gun (pun intended). Now the question is: how do you store your new firearm and ammo properly and safely?... read more.

  • February 27, 2019

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun

In an age where compact semi-automatic pistols have become the preferred sidearm for many, the trend of revolvers being geared towards the concealed carry market continues. We take a quick look at Ruger SP101, Colt Night Cobra, and Chiappa Rhino.... read more.

  • January 07, 2019

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun, Military

United States military firearms have evolved quite a bit over the years.  The evolution of the sidearm, from single shot percussion pistols, to the cap and ball revolvers, to the modern semi-automatic pistols of the 21st century, has been a long road with many updates along the way.... read more.

  • October 29, 2018

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun, Hunting, Military, Rifle, Shotgun

Looking to replace your extractor?  Extractors are one of these busy little parts and are often overlooked and taken for granted, because they do not handle any of the stress involved in actually firing the round.  Semi-auto pistols and rifles, and some bolt-actions use a variety of extractor styles that are manufactured out of thinner and more vulnerable metals. Thankfully shopping for a replacement can be just as easy because here at Numrich Gun Parts we carry extractors of all shapes and sizes,... read more.

  • October 25, 2018

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun

Produced before World War II, the Smith and Wesson Lemon Squeezer, named so because the top-break action resembled the same motion of the kitchen tool, was doomed by the very qualities that made it special.... read more.

  • October 17, 2018

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun

High Standard pistols are well regarded as some of the finest American competitive .22 caliber match pistols ever made.  In domestic competitions they began to really draw attention shortly after the Second World War. The spike in their popularity was largely due to G.I.’s returning home from service that had become familiar with these pistols during their military training. In 1942 the U.S. War Department had purchased thousands of the Model H-D pistols from High Standard for training purposes a... read more.

  • September 24, 2018

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun, Military, Rifle, Shotgun

Up until 1911, the US Military made constant changes to their choice of sidearm, always looking to upgrade to the latest piece of technology. The introduction of the Colt 1911 changed that way of thinking, proving to be so effective in the field that there wouldn't be a switch away from the workhorse for almost 75 years.... read more.

  • September 18, 2018

By Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, Posted in Handgun, Military, Rifle, Shotgun

By the time the M1909 revolver was adopted by the US military, there had been incredible advancements in weapon technology happening for quite some time. Gone were the days of charging into battle with cap and ball revolvers and single shot muskets. Self-contained metallic cartridges were the standard; by the early 1900s, guns were being loaded and shot faster and more accurately than ever before.... read more.

  • August 21, 2018