Special Christmas in July Webcast!

Tuesday July 29 at 5:30 pm Pacific Time.

CLICK HERE at the above time to join the webcast.

Xmas-in-JulyDon’t miss Gene Kelly, AGI President host a SPECIAL WEBCAST outlining all the fantastic AGI products on sale for a limited time.

Gene will walk you through the sale catalog offering FREE bonus DVDs, FREE bonus tools (while supplies last) and HUGE SAVINGS on all of AGI’s courses… 

Gene will also be offering some ‘as yet to be specified’ special offers which will be good only thru the duration of the webcast, so be sure to look out for those… 



Gunsmithing Q&A with Ken Brooks

kenBrooksOne of the best benefits of being a Silver Member of the Gun Club of America, is the “Ask The Pros” forum on the GCA website. Ken Brooks, AGI Instructor and co-owner of Pisco Gunsmithing visits there everyday to help gunsmiths with particular problems they are experiencing. Here is his answer to some recent questions that may help you as well.

If you think you have another solution to any of these problems, please add them to the Comments below. Continue reading

Helping Each Other!

forumsI hope that you are all visiting the Guns and Gunsmiths Forums whenever you visit the site. There are a number of posts from readers with questions or problems that have gone unanswered, especially in the Gunsmithing Forum.

Please try to help your fellow readers by answering their questions or offering advice whenever you can. And don’t forget to use the Forums yourself if ever you need help with a project, or even if you just want to start a conversation related to guns and gunsmithing. If you have participated in the Forums already, THANK YOU!

Everything You Wanted To Know About Gunsmithing

Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor Bob Dunlap with AGI President Gene Kelly

Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor Bob Dunlap with AGI President Gene Kelly

An interview with Gene Kelly, President of the American Gunsmithing institute, and Robert Dunlap, Master Gunsmith and Senior Instructor.

For those of you who have never seen or heard this interview before, it is a fascinating look into the life of Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap. I’m sure you will learn something you didnt know before about him, and gunsmithing, whether you are a professional gunsmith or just a “tinkerer”.

This is Part 1 of that interview–Part 2 will be here in coming weeks, so watch for it.

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Tips for the Woodsman–Rifle Cleaning Part 1

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

If you are a hunter or long-range rifle shooter, you know how important it is to have your rifle as clean as you can get it, and lubricated properly. But there is a good chance you may not be doing that correctly. In this video (Part 1 of 2) Darrell Holland shows his best method of getting your barrel as clean as possible and completely free of fouling. Part 2 will follow in the next few weeks, so watch for it. Continue reading

American Boy Scout Rifle

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

Certain firearms seem like old friends and my brother’s American Boy Scout Rifle is a good old friend. I don’t remember life without this rifle. It was one of the first firearms that I fired. The gun is actually a military version of the Remington No. 4 Rolling Block Rifle. The No.4 Rolling Block Rifle was first manufactured in 1890 and was an excellent “youth gun”, as it fired .22 and .32 rimfire cartridges. Remington sold a lot of these rifles and they were very popular.BoyScout1 Continue reading

NEW! Readers’ Photos!

dadCheck out our new Gallery of readers’ photos (in the menu bar at top).

We are all proud of ourselves and our family members who have served their countries during time of conflict or hardship.

Click on each photo for a larger view and then click the “I” button below each photo for a description.

Want to add your photos as well (sorry, but a maximum of 3 per reader)? Just email them along with a short description to ghowes@gunclubofamerica.com.

Forum change. NO MORE SPAM!

We are sorry for the inconvenience, but because of the large volume of SPAM that was being posted to the Forums, we have added a CAPTCHA step for new topics and replies to prove you are all real humans.

Before you click the Submit button to post in the Forums, you will need to complete the CAPTCHA box. It is very simple and below is an example of how to use it. Remember that if you can’t easily read the numbers in the photo, you can click the button shown to get a new set.