In this video, Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap talks about headspace, what it means, and it’s effect when you shoot. He then discusses the various gauges used to measure headspace. Continue reading
If you own a Remington or Winchester rifle fitted with a Jewell trigger, you need to understand how to adjust the trigger setting correctly for greatest accuracy. Master Gunsmith and long-range shooting expert Darrell Holland explains how to adjust your trigger so your gun’s “dwell time” doesn’t hinder your ability to bag that prize buck. Continue reading
Guns and Gunsmiths readers have asked a number of great gunsmithing questions for the AGI instructors. Here are three more of them answered by Ken Brooks and Jack Landis. Continue reading
The use of current technologies (such as computers and cameras) in Gunsmithing would seem to go hand in hand, however, because of fear, different methods of working and learning, generation gaps and individual special interests, these technologies are sometimes over-looked and feared instead of being embraced. Many times, it is merely laziness that is the limiting factor in learning and fear is but an excuse. If making a job faster, safer, and easier is not “your cup of tea”, you could just lop off a couple of fingers from your hand and this should balance out any ideas or concepts that could help you out in the future. Continue reading
Recently I invited you to send your gunsmithing questions to us here at Guns and Gunsmiths, and I would ask the AGI professional gunsmiths and instructors to answer them. Here are the first three I received, answered by Jack Landis (AGI Technical Services manager) and Master Gunsmith Ken Brooks. Continue reading
In this video, Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap demonstrates how to install or tighten grips on a revolver. This same technique would also apply to some pistols. Loose grips can affect accuracy, and in some cases could even be dangerous, so watch this then check your own for tightness and comfort. Continue reading
AGI Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap owns PISCO Gunsmithing
in Oregon along with Ken Brooks. AGI customers and
GCA members need no introduction to Bob.
In this great video lesson from Bob Dunlap, he explains in detail how to get a handgun with no adjustable sights to shoot on target. Don’t fall off your chair when he utters the famous words “bend the barrel.” Continue reading
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.
Gun Club of America members are very generous with sharing the tips and tricks they have picked up from years of experience as gunsmiths, either professionally or as hobbyists. Here are a few that might help you with a future project.