Looking After Your Remington 870

PrintDunlapwith Bob Dunlap
AGI Instructor and Master Gunsmith

Lots of you already know how great the AGI Armorers’ Courses are. These 2-hour plus DVD courses are much more than a simple disassembly/reassembly lesson. They cover everything from the gun’s history, a complete design and function review, common areas of repair and modification, complete disassembly and reassembly and more.  Continue reading

LaserLyte Laser Training Cartridge–Review and Use

Shueywith Gene Shuey
AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith

AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith Gene Shuey demonstrates how he uses the .45 laser training cartridge from LaserLyte to adjust the point of aim when he is working on the sights of a 1911 pistol.

Simple tips like this can speed up your gunsmithing jobs, making them more profitable and with less frustration. Continue reading

The Gunsmith of Williamsburg

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

One of my childhood vacation spots was Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. My Parents met one another in Virginia when they were in college after WWII had ended. My Dad went to V.P.I. and my Mom was going to William and Mary College (right next to Colonial Williamsburg). Virginia is my birthplace and I enjoy visiting there. It was easy to find my Dad and I in Colonial Williamsburg, just go to the Gunsmith’s Shop! Why would you go anywhere else, you might miss something cool happening at the forge! Continue reading

Tips from the Workbench with Ken Brooks–replacing a firing pin tip

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

This is much more than one of Ken’s usual Workbench Tips–this is a complete lesson on replacing a firing pin tip. There are actually a whole set of different procedures involving many different skills, from soldering to machining to filing. When Ken is through you will understand the proper way to perform this job and to know that your new tip will operate correctly Continue reading

Installing Pistol Sights: How-to and Some Considerations

Hooverby Ryan Hoover
RH Custom Guns, Fredericksburg, TX

My shop prides itself on taking on most any project we can. When someone asks, “Can you….?” we always like to be able to say, “Yes!”

When a client brought us a Browning BDA 380 that he wanted new night-sights on, I was worried that there either wasn’t enough meat on the front part of the slide or there weren’t sights available that fit. After some research I found I was wrong on the first count and right on the second. Continue reading

In Gun News This Week

Here are a few of the interesting gun articles found this week on the web…

California gun owners begin drive to repeal weapon laws signed by Gov. Jerry Brown

AK Optics Solutions

Four States to Vote on Gun Control Measures in November

The Media Are Lying To Hide Clinton’s Animosity To The Second Amendment

First Gold Of Summer Olympics Goes To America, Inspires Derision From Miserable Gun-Hating Jerks

4 Firearms Myths That Bad Guys Believe And You Shouldn’t