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The Shotgun, by Louis Awerbuck
The Shotgun, by Louis Awerbuck

Revered by some, vilified by others, the shotgun has been – and will be – around for a long, long time. When technology has finally bypassed all of us, the so-called dinosaur gauge will still be defiantly and effectively spitting out its lethal projectiles. Composed essentially of a simple smoothbore launch tube, the Jeckyll and...

Dec 29, 2020
TacCon 3MR Trigger System
TacCon 3MR Trigger System

There is a new AR trigger about to hit the market by storm. The Trigger is called the TacCon 3MR Trigger System and it is being produced by a new company called Tactical Fire Control, Inc. This trigger system is unique because it has a safe, semi, and 3rd trigger option. This 3rd option gives...

Dec 29, 2020
Magazine problems with the 1911
Magazine problems with the 1911

This is an email conversation with a customer that had problems with his slide locking back on his 1911.. “I received my Kimber 45 back from your shop today. Overall I am very pleased with the quality of the finish and gunsmithing.. However, upon field stripping and inspecting the weapon, then reassembling and conducting a...

Dec 29, 2020
ROBAR is a Friend of Law Enforcement
ROBAR is a Friend of Law Enforcement

ROBAR has worked with law enforcement for years from supplying the SR60 and SR90 for SWAT team snipers to working on the patrol officer’s Glock. We continue to offer our 10% discount for active duty law enforcement and military and are always glad to hear back from happy customers. Here are the words of one...

Dec 29, 2020
M&P Shield Recall
M&P Shield Recall

If you have an M&P Shield make sure to check that the trigger safety is returning to its fully extended position. Watch the video below to see how to test your safety.. The M&P Shield is still a good carry option and we have people that carry them at ROBAR with a few of our...

Dec 29, 2020
Mil-Spec Bolt Carrier Groups with NP3 or NP3 Plus
Mil-Spec Bolt Carrier Groups with NP3 or NP3 Plus

Almost every part of the AR rifle has been improved since its adoption by the military in 1964. Yet most companies still use a process first developed in the 1869 to finish their Bolt Carrier Groups (BCG). It is time to use a plating that is just as advanced as the rest of your rifle....

Dec 29, 2020
A.T.O.M. the Next Evolution in Pistols Sights
A.T.O.M. the Next Evolution in Pistols Sights

ATOM was a concept brought about by a requirement to mount Aimpoint’s excellent line of Micro optics on pistols. The extension of the design allows you to mount nearly any optic to your pistol without the need to mill the slide for each optic. This allows you to either modify your slide or purchase an...

Dec 29, 2020
Combat Optic Tool, I do not regret that I have but one tool to use for my optics
Combat Optic Tool, I do not regret that I have but one tool to use for my optics

The patent pending Combat Optic Tool™ by Patriot Products AZ, LLC, proudly made in the USA, is revolutionary in its adaptability with the majority of the combat optics currently in use by military, law enforcement, and citizen soldiers/civilians.. The Combat Optic Tool™ has a box wrench that will work with both 3/8” LaRue Tactical mounts...

Dec 29, 2020
20 Questions with Robbie Barrkman
20 Questions with Robbie Barrkman

1. When and where were you born? Did you also grow up there? . • Born in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa in 1948. Lived there ‘till 1977 when I immigrated to the US.. 2. Has being a gunsmith always been your career choice? . • No, I was a dental technician, soldier and then a firearms...

Dec 29, 2020
John Farnam Comes to ROBAR for the Best Metal Finishes
John Farnam Comes to ROBAR for the Best Metal Finishes

John Farnam is the owner and operator of Defense Training International. We are happy to provide the highest quality of firearms customization available for John Farnam to use. Above is a M&P pistol John Farnam sent us to have the new Unity Tactical A.T.O.M. for the M&P installed with a Trijicon RMR mounted on top...

Dec 29, 2020
Custom Gunsmithing and Advanced Finishes
Custom Gunsmithing and Advanced Finishes

ROBAR is a custom gunsmith shop that specializes in advance firearm finishes. We can take a basic handgun, rifle, or shotgun and customize it to your specification making it a true masterpiece. Our extensive Glock work like the one above is praised by firearms instructors and writers.. We can take a hunting shotgun and make...

Dec 29, 2020
The Genesis of NP3
The Genesis of NP3

The genesis of NP3 is based in a problem solving event involving the oil industry. The connectors on the hoses used to pump oil from the rigs to the barges were made out of stainless steel. The stainless steel on  stainless steel mating connectors caused galling to occur. Galling is most commonly found in metal surfaces...

Dec 29, 2020
We agree with Vice President Joe Biden on this one thing
We agree with Vice President Joe Biden on this one thing

In February of 2013 the Vice President informed every citizen to “just buy a shotgun” for protection. We may disagree on all other statements about protection and the second amendment, but we are on board with his “just buy a shotgun” position. In honor of this agreement ROBAR, the leader in custom firearms and firearm...

Dec 29, 2020
California Building the Berlin Wall of Gun Laws
California Building the Berlin Wall of Gun Laws

While Colorado was winning a major victory, California was continuing to move towards stricter more oppressive laws.. The California State Assembly passed the bill 44-31 the strictest gun law in our Republic’s history. This law makes any magazine that holds more than ten rounds illegal, it is illegal to buy semi-auto rifles that can hold...

Dec 29, 2020
ROBAR SR21 Rifle: an AR-15/bolt-action hybrid that’s built on accuracy
ROBAR SR21 Rifle: an AR-15/bolt-action hybrid that’s built on accuracy

“LET ME SHOW YOU MY BORCHARDT,” ROBERT BARRKMAN TELLS ME NOT LONG AFTER MEETING HIM AT HIS GUNSMITHING AND METAL COATING OPERATION, ROBAR, IN PHOENIX.. It might seem odd to bring up the world’s first commercially successful auto pistol in a predator-hunting magazine, but it illustrates that Barrkman’s gun knowledge is not only wide, but...

Dec 29, 2020
Hans’ Glock
Hans’ Glock

Hans A. writes:. I only have one experience with robar to draw from and it was amazing!. The pistol…is absolutely epic!. I’m picky I checked out all the top guys modifying Glocks. And robar certainly stands out. Quality of work qc control, quality of coatings, unique texture jobs, high level of precision. I literally cannot...

Dec 29, 2020
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