Midway Gunsmithing: How to Jewel A Bolt Carrier

Nathan S
by Nathan S

Larry Potterfield and his gang at Midway just get to have all the fun. In this video, he showcases how to jewel a bolt for a bolt-action (or really anything) rifle. While the video showcases everything in super-speed and does not showcase the sweat and time, it has a solid break-down of the technique.

The beauty of this technique is that you can mess up a few times, re-polish, and start over. I just would hate to mess up over halfway into the 576 jewels shown in the video.

Nathan S
Nathan S

One of TFB's resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR's, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.

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