with Ken Brooks
AGI Instructor and Master Gunsmith
In this video Ken Brooks takes us through the steps to correctly remove small dents from thin-walled shotgun barrels. This can be a simple money-maker for a gunsmith, or a project for you to complete with your own firearms. Continue reading
Once again there are a number of gunsmithing question that have been posted in the forums section of this website that have not been answered. Can you help your fellow G&G subscribers?
Make sure you visit the Forums regularly if you want to help other gun owners with your years of wisdom and experience. Or post a question there yourself and let other help you in return. This is our community–try to be a part of it if you can. Continue reading
By Paul Smeltzer
Certified Professional Gunsmithing Graduate, GCA SilverPLUS Member,
No, Old Checkering is not a bourbon, although the thought of having to “fix” old, faded checkering can drive one to a strong libation. Continue reading
by Bob Dunlap
AGI Instructor and Master Gunsmith
Gun Club of America Silver and SilverPLUS members get complete access via web, email and phone to the AGI instructors as one of the major benefits of membership. The “Ask The Gunsmith” segment of the monthly Guntech video magazine is one of the most popular articles.
Bob answers two more questions this in this video.
by Dana Delesoy
Guns and Gunsmiths Contributor
Continued from Part 1 published last week…
After every 10-20 strokes with the file I cleaned the file with a brass bristle brush, and measured the depth of the unsupported area with calipers. If the depth measures .029″, then .002″ unsupported area has been removed. Clean the chamber with a Q-tip and check for cartridge seating using the same method as for checking chamber smoothness. Continue reading
with Gene Kelly, AGI President
While at the SHOT Show this year, AGI President Gene Kelly ran into an old friend from Score High Gunsmithing. In this video interview, the owner shows Gene his innovative system for guaranteeing a well done bedding job on rifle stocks. If you want your build to be accurate, bedding the stock is one of the important aspects of work. Continue reading
by Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager
In this special 32 minute video Jack Landis give a detailed and complete run though on how to properly measure and deepen the forcing cone on a revolver. During the process he also shows you how to measure the barrel/cylinder gap and true the end of the barrel. This procedure isn’t as difficult as you may think and Jack takes you through the entire process in great detail.
This is the type of information and training that can be yours with training from AGI and their professional gunsmithing courses. CLICK HERE to get FREE information including a sample video.
If you take a look at the header image on Guns and Gunsmiths right now, you will see one of the photos submitted by a reader in 2014 that was then chosen to be featured on this website for a week.
It’s time to do it again! If you have a firearm you are particularly proud of, and a great photo to match, send it to us by email and it may be chosen by our esteemed panel of judges to be our featured header photo for a week. That’s braggin’ rights you won’t get anywhere else!
Keep in mind that the image is much longer than it is tall, so adjust your camera angle to suit. And please, not blurry low-resolution snapshots–get in close and tight.
Email you photo along with a brief description and your name and location to me by clicking here.
Good luck and thanks.