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Safe Drivers
Almost all gun work will require screwdrivers, and it's extremely important that the proper screwdriver be used. Most screwdrivers sold in hardware, or home- or auto-supply stores have tapered ends. This allows them to fit a wide variety of screw slot sizes, and it also adds strength. But they are a horrible choice for working on guns and should never be used. The reason is that a tapered screwdriver will cam against the taper as you apply pressure and cause the screwdriver to ride up out of the slot, which will cause it to go skidding off, gouging anything in its path. It might be your hand, which will likely heal, or it could leave an ugly gouge in the gun, which is forever. Either way, it's guaranteed to ruin the screw, probably making it difficult to remove without drilling, and certainly unsightly. The pressure exerted by a screwdriver is amazing when it's applied to a very small surface. A tapered blade in a straight-sided slot contacts the screw only at the top of... More

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Larry Teague / GunHunter Editor

Larry Teague

Larry Teague has been an outdoors writer and magazine editor for 35 years. He landed his first writing job, penning hunting and fishing reports for the Houston Post newspaper, in 1977. From 1980-1985, he was editor of Gulf Tide magazine, published by the Gulf Coast Conservation Association. For 12 years, Teague was editor of Southern Outdoors magazine, published by B.A.S.S. Inc. He also edited Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World magazine and numerous firearms books before becoming the founding editor of Buckmasters GunHunter Magazine in 2003.

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