Tag: Krieghoff

K-80 safety

The K-80 safety slide located on the top strap has a button to prevent it moving accidentally.  To move the slide forward, depress the button with the the thumb.  To move it back, depress the button again. The selector can be locked “off safe” by means of a locking screw through the side of the Read More…

K-80 Parts & Service

I often hear grumbles regarding my policy of not supplying action parts to other gunsmiths. There is a very simple reason for this and it has little to do with any commercial aspect. Firstly, to fully understand the K-80 mechanism and the relationship and interaction of individual components requires specific training. Without this understanding a Read More…

Lucky Numbers Friday

Back in 2008 the year of the 10th Krieghoff DTL Championship, we wanted to develop the Friday event.  Entries for this had been steadily growing, initially from those wanting some pre-event practice, but it was clear there was demand for something more.  We were also mindful that many shooters seldom experience the pressure of a Read More…

Thaw Out Thursday

Thursday is a relaxed day, the calm before the storm.  Run as a regular 100 target DTL event with no tricks, it is an opportunity to blow some cobwebs out with the added edge of prize money for the competitive. I have to admit to being somewhat grumpy at the beginning of the first day and on the Read More…

Release Trigger

A release trigger is a trigger that fires when you let it go, not when your pull it.  Sounds obvious but scary.  Why on earth would anyone want such a thing.  The answer is a little more complicated.  Many shooters, especially Trap shooters, suffer from a flinch.  For more information see my earlier post – Flinching. Read More…

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