Amazing Bundle of Gun Products with Trial Membership in GCA!

Here is some exciting news, including a very special offer from the Gun Club of America!

Now you can get an incredible package of gun how-to products INCLUDING the video “they” don’t want you to see, the new AGI course “Machining the AR-15/M4 80% Lower Receiver” for only $19.97! And it includes a one-month FREE trial membership in GCA so you can try it out for yourself. Continue reading

Tips From The Workbench with Ken Brooks

kenBrooksAGI Gunsmithing Instructor and Master Gunsmith
Ken Brooks operates
 PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon.

In this video Ken demonstrates how to remove and replace the pin holding the trigger nose to the trigger on S&W revolvers. You will see him use both the factory tool, and also simple hand tools to do the same job.

These pins are mushroomed at both ends, so it is not as intuitive to do this job as with other pins. Ken’s technique is both fast and effective. Continue reading

In The Classroom with Bob–Firing Pins Part 1

Dunlapby Bob Dunlap
AGI Instructor and Master Gunsmith

In Part 1 of this valuable and informative lesson, Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap explains how primers work and therefore why the fit of the firing pin is important. Incorrect firing pin fitting not only leads to reliability issues, but can also be dangerous under some circumstances. This “primer on primers” is essential to understand before you can begin the process of repairing and fitting firing pins correctly.

Parts 2 and 3 of this lesson will be posted here in coming weeks, so stay tuned. Continue reading

Remington 870 Shotgun

DunnBy Robert Dunn 
AGI and GunTech Video Producer, 
AGI Pro Course Graduate, GCA Charter Member

I have always wanted a Remington 870 shotgun, so last year finally bought one. I knew when I was buying it that it was not manufactured like they were in the old days. There is no Walnut stock, beautiful engraving or blued finish; mine has a durable sand blasted black finish. The plastic trigger guard is the first thing I noticed that I wasn’t thrilled about. The synthetic stock certainly fits, but nothing is flush with the receiver. I found a mystery part in the butt stock during its first trip to the range, which I will tell you about in a second. Continue reading

In Gun News This Week.

Here is just a small sample of some of the interesting gun news on the internet. I assume you have all been following the “green tip ammo ban” fiasco as well. Share your thoughts on that or other news in the comments below.

Is the Threat of an Ammo Ban Past?

Gun Ownership Declining? Don’t Believe It

Should You Clean Suppressors?

The 5 Best Pocket Carry Handguns

Why I Carry a Gun: Neighbor Stops Home Burglary