Gunsmithing Q&A with Ken Brooks

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

Members of the Gun Club of America know that Master Gunsmith Ken Brooks, one of the AGI instructors, spend hours each week answering their questions and helping them become better and more successful gunsmiths. Here are a few more of his answers to their questions.

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Taxidermy Tips for Hunters on a Budget

By Dr. Jim and Mary Clary

After spending hours and days in our taxidermist’s shop and watching him work his magic, we have to say professional taxidermists earn every penny they charge. Amateurs should never attempt to do a shoulder or head mount with a home taxidermy kit. It is a lot harder than you think and requires a great deal of skill.  Continue reading


In Gun News This Week

Here are a few of the gun-related news stories on the web this week. Don’t forget–if you see any in your own local newspaper, send me the link so we can share it here.

Hollywood Action Stars Who Oppose Gun Control

Bill Would Allow Guns at K-12 Schools

CA: Assemblyman wants lead bullet ban repealed

Are alligator attacks more common than ‘attacks’ by those with a gun permit in Florida?


Amazing Bundle of Gun Products with Trial Membership in GCA!

Here is some exciting news, including a very special offer from the Gun Club of America!

Now you can get an incredible package of gun how-to products INCLUDING the video “they” don’t want you to see, the new AGI course “Machining the AR-15/M4 80% Lower Receiver” for only $19.97! And it includes a one-month FREE trial membership in GCA so you can try it out for yourself. Continue reading


Tips From The Workbench with Ken Brooks

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

In this video Ken demonstrates how to remove and replace the pin holding the trigger nose to the trigger on S&W revolvers. You will see him use both the factory tool, and also simple hand tools to do the same job.

These pins are mushroomed at both ends, so it is not as intuitive to do this job as with other pins. Ken’s technique is both fast and effective. Continue reading