If you own or work on hunting rifles that use the Remington 700 action, you will undoubtably know about the Jewell trigger assembly. Known for its exceptional performance and quality, this trigger can turn your already accurate rifle into an absolute tack-driver. Continue reading
This 3-part video has been seen here on Guns and Gunsmiths in the past, but it is such a great lesson, it bears repeating for those that missed it before.
In Part 1 of this valuable and informative lesson, Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap explains how primers work and therefore why the fit of the firing pin is important. Incorrect firing pin fitting not only leads to reliability issues, but can also be dangerous under some circumstances. This “primer on primers” is essential to understand before you can begin the process of repairing and fitting firing pins correctly. Continue reading
Just when you thought all of those cheap little pistols from the “Ring of Fire” era – the Ravens, the Lorcins, the Brycos, etc. were history… along comes the Phoenix. This pistol has been around for a couple of years but recently seems to have gotten much more popular. I’ve not only seen them on gun auction sites but also in the display cases at local gun shops. They may cost as much as $150 over the counter, but can be had online for around $100. Continue reading
by Ken Brooks
AGI Instructor and Owner of Pisco Gunsmithing
In this video extract from GCA’s Guntech DVD magazine, Ken takes a look at the S&W M&P Shield pistol. These bench evaluations are done in conjunction with a range evaluation by Gun Club of America and AGI staff. They provide a much more complete review of a firearm than you normally see elsewhere. As a master gunsmith, Ken is able to use his many years of experience to evaluate the design, function, materials used, and other features that you can’t see simply by firing the gun. Continue reading
In this demonstration of his superior firearms skills, your editor shows his method for opening his favorite beverage.
Do not try this at home. Continue reading
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Master Pistolsmith Gene Shuey answer two Glock questions from Gun Club of America this time. Gun Club of America members get phone and email tech support from the AGI instructors as part of their membership. If you are a serious gun owner or gunsmith, this benefit alone makes membership worthwhile.