Repair Your Laminated Stock with Jack Landis

Jack Landisby Jack Landis
AGI Technical Director

In this complete gunsmithing project, AGI Technical Services Manager Jack Landis shows how to repair damage to a multi-colored laminated stock using simple tools and supplies that anyone can easily follow along. This is a real money-saver for those of you facing a similar problem, and maybe even a money-maker for the professional gunsmith. Continue reading


AK-47 — The most prolific rifle in the world

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

The AK-47 is the most prolific rifle in the world. It is a weapon that has changed the course of human history like water has cut rivers into the earth. The AK can be seen on flags, money, T-Shirts and in the hands of just about every nationality in existence and some that do not even exist anymore. The AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova and the 47 was the year that the rifle was manufactured. The rifle was designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov and the Soviet Armed Forces began using the AK-47 in 1949. The AK replaced the older Russian used weapons, such as the Mosin-Nagant and SKS rifles. Continue reading


1911 Accuracy Tip with Bob Dunlap

DunlapHowes2by Gary Howes
Guns and Gunsmiths Editor
and Bob Dunlap, Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor

As I slowly make my way through the Professional Gunsmithing Course from the American Gunsmithing Institute, I am constantly surprised and amazed at the wealth of knowledge that Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor Bob Dunlap has amassed in his many years of gunsmithing. Continue reading


Firearm Evaluation — Beretta PX4 Storm

by Bob Dunlap and Ken BrooksDunlapkenBrooks
AGI Instructors and Master Gunsmiths
at PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon

When the Gun Club of America does a firearms review it is much deeper than the usual “let’s shoot it and see how small a group I can get” reviews of many magazines and videos. GCA really pulls the gun apart and examines everything about the construction, materials, function and design of the firearm before it gets to the range. Continue reading


In Gun News This Week.

Here are just a few of the many interesting firearms articles found on the web this week. Have something to share? Let me know and I will post it here, or add it below in the comments.

Gun-owning mom defends her stance

Trigger Reset: Don’t Waste Your Time

Rubio comes out for relaxed gun laws

Gun safety for children / Lessons could prevent a tragedy

Powerful 3D-printed rifle fires NATO rounds