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The Warehouse Clearance Sale from the American Gunsmithing Institute will soon be over so make sure you take advantage of these huge savings on their popular gunsmithing and other firearms video courses!
All of the products on sale are now displayed on one page which you can see by clicking HERE.
Here are just a few examples of the courses available at once-a-year discounts.
Building a custom Glock is a little different than building a custom 1911. There are a few important factors you need to decide in the beginning. This applies whether you’re building a custom Glock for a customer or for yourself. Continue reading
with John Bush
AGI Instructor and Military Firearms Collector
In this video, AGI’s John Bush discusses the various stripper clips he has collected over the years. Anyone who is interested in military firearms and collecting will appreciate his wealth of knowledge. Continue reading
My mother always told me as a child that it’s the little things that count. I think she told me that so I wouldn’t be disappointed when I didn’t get that new surfboard or bicycle that I wanted for Christmas and had to settle for something small and utilitarian like a new pen and pencil set to start off the school year with. (Did I mention that I grew up in Australia where school starts in January? That always meant some sucky Christmas gifts.)
Here are a few more interesting stories found on the web this week.
By Clint Hawkins
Owner Hawkins Arms LLC,
AGI Pro Course Graduate, GCA Member
The Marlin Model 1897 became famous by being the rifle used by Annie Oakley. Before she met Buffalo Bill Cody, Annie was the bread winner for her mother’s family by being a prime supplier of quail for restaurants. They especially liked her birds because they didn’t have lead pellets in them. She shot the quail through the head with her .22 Rifle. Continue reading
by Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager
Installing a free-floating front rail on an AR is a common upgrade, especially for this who want to hang extra optics, flashlights, or other doo-dads on their guns. But you need to make sure that the rails are perfectly aligned, especially if you are mounting optics.
In this product review Jack Landis looks at one tool from Brownells that can help make this job much easier. Handy to have for your own guns, and certainly a good tool to have for the professional gunsmith. Continue reading
By Dennis Sandoz, GCA Silver Member
Two Yugo Model 48 Mauser rifles with original barrels had found their way into my gun safe. Unfortunately, they both had bad barrels, evidenced by visual inspection and a 50 yard group (pattern?) size in excess of 12 inches with iron sights. The only lathe in my home shop is a ShopSmith Model 10ER manufactured in 1952 so I decided to modify it to be able to cut metal and enable the fitting of two new fully chambered barrels to the existing actions. Continue reading