Definition Series - Part 8: "Semi-automatic"
by Kirk Lawson
One of the most confusing, confused, and misused terms of the firearms lexicon in recent years seems to be the term "semi-automatic" or the short version "semi-auto."
A "semi-automatic" mechanism uses the energy of a firing...
Building a Bauer (or Fraser) Automatic, or a Baby Browning from the frame up.
Years ago, I made the mistake of tearing apart my Bauer "too far" and the sear spring popped out. Unfortunately for me, there wasn't a lot of information out there on the proper placement of the...