Cowboy Action with Joe Alesia

JoeAlesiaby Joe Alesia
alias “Lefty Longridge”

In this video, World Champion Cowboy Action competitor and AGI instructor Lefty Longridge shows us the correct grip for single action revolvers for fast and accurate shooting. He also talks about trigger control, stance and everything else you need to know if you compete in this sport, or even if you just like to shoot single action guns.

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Ask The AGI Experts

Howes2by Gary Howes
Guns and Gunsmiths Editor

Many of you are familiar with the gunsmithing experts that have helped create the great video courses from the American Gunsmithing Institute. Some of you have even had the opportunity to meet them personally at events such as the Gun Club of America’s Gunstock in 2012.

Well, here is your chance to have those burning questions you have always wanted to ask answered by one of the AGI pros. Continue reading


Tips and Tricks from GCA Members

Jack Landisby Jack Landis
AGI Technical Director

Gun Club of America members are very generous with sharing the tips and tricks they have picked up from years of experience as gunsmiths, either professionally or as hobbyists. Here are a few that might help you with a future project.

Please consider joining GCA as either a Brass or Silver member. CLICK HERE to visit their informational page detailing what you will get as a GCA member. Continue reading


Those Tiresome Rifle Maintenance Chores

HollandBy Darrell Holland
AGI Senior Instructor/Master Gunsmith

and Hunting Guru

How many times have we neglected our rifle maintenance over the years? Tired and wet, we return home to hibernate and replenish those vital body fluids lost during the hunt. Oftentimes we toss aside our most trusted friend in our selfish desire to seek comfort on the home front. Sound familiar? You bet it does! Continue reading