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
In this video (first seen here a couple of years ago), Ken Brooks and Bob Dunlap explain the problem of loose breech in semi-auto pistols. They show you how to diagnose it, and the myriad of problems it can create if not fixed. This is a great full lesson, of interest to anyone who owns a semi-auto pistol. Watch the whole thing before you run off and check all your own guns! Continue reading
by Ken Brooks and Bob Dunlap
AGI Instructors and Master Gunsmiths
OK, so I know it is summer (and a hot one here in California!) but up in Oregon where Ken and Bob work and play it is springtime once again in Part 2 of their discussion about springs and everything you ever needed to know!
by Ken Brooks
AGI Instructor and Owner of Pisco Gunsmithing
In this video extract from an early edition of GCA’s Guntech magazine, Instructor and Master Gunsmith Ken Brooks explains the why’s, when’s and how’s of test firing a firearm after it has been worked on at his gunsmithing shop. Continue reading
That title is just to get your attention. Between Gene Shuey and Jack Landis and the other AGI Gurus, everybody should know how to install recoil pads. This is about the consequences of installing one with a twist. Not the pad, the job! Continue reading
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