Deal Of The Week Just For You!

The American Gunsmithing Institute is offering as special Deal of the Week program JUST FOR Guns and Gunsmiths Readers! Each week they will be offering a fantastic opportunity for you to save a ton of money, and these sales will not be made anywhere else.

THIS WEEK–Just For 1911 Lovers!

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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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M1 Carbine

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

If you want a rifle that has a great history, low recoil and good accuracy, the M1 .30 caliber carbine is an excellent choice. This carbine was issued in 1942 as an alternative to the larger M1 Garand. The military wanted a weapon that was not cumbersome yet had better long-range accuracy than a pistol.M1-1 Continue reading


From the Dunn Armory—The Model 1780 Girardoni Air Rifle

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

In 1803, the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, had just completed the Louisiana Purchase which entailed purchasing 828,000 square miles of land from the French for a mere 15 million dollars. This investment made necessary one of the most important expeditions in our history, the Corps of Discovery Expedition, circa1804-1806, more commonly known as the Lewis and Clark expedition. Continue reading


Cold Bluing–A Money Maker Tip from AGI

with Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

Included in the Professional Gunsmithing Course from the American Gunsmithing Institute’s course is a section called The Money Makers. These are simple and fast gunsmithing jobs that can easily bring you extra income into your business. If you are not a professional gunsmith, they are also handy skills to know when working on your own guns. Continue reading