Gunsmithing Project–Squaring a Shotgun Muzzle

Jack Landisby Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager

In this video extract from the Gun Club of America‘s Guntech magazine, AGI Instructor Jack Landis looks at some different tools for squaring off the muzzle of a shotgun that has had the barrel shortened.

If the muzzle or crown of any barrel is damaged or not square, it can have a surprising (bad) effect on the accuracy of the firearm, so this is often one of the first things a gunsmith can check when asked to accurize a weapon.

CLICK HERE to see this tool on Brownells website.

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In The Classroom with Bob and Ken

DunlapkenBrooksby Bob Dunlap and Ken Brooks
AGI Instructors and Master Gunsmiths 

This video was first shown here on Guns and Gunsmiths in 2014. We are presenting it again for the many newer subscribers that may not have seen it because we feel it contains valuable insights in how to approach your gunsmithing repairs.

In this video, Bob Dunlap and Ken Brooks show you how they analyze and think through a gunsmithing problem with a “new” rifle. Continue reading


Tip From The Workbench–Glock Guide Rod Replacement

Shueyby Gene Shuey
AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith

In this video from the Gun Club of America‘s Guntech magazine, Master Pistolsmith Gene Shuey looks at replacement guide rods and springs for Glock pistols. You will learn a lot about this modification to Glocks in this lesson, so both owners and gunsmiths watch Gene carefully and learn something new. Continue reading


Tip From The Workbench–Trigger Jobs

Shueyby Gene Shuey
AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith

AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith Gene Shuey shares his tip for the art and skill of performing a custom trigger job. Gene shares a tool that he finds invaluable for getting the best results possible, and he tells us how he and other gunsmiths went about doing trigger jobs before this handy tool came along. Continue reading


Tips from the Workbench with Ken Brooks–Adhesives

kenBrooksAGI Gunsmithing Instructor Ken Brooks
owns
 PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon.

In this video, Ken talks about the adhesives that he and Bob Dunlap use regularly in their own workshop. Of course, new and improved products are coming to the marketplace every day, so your mileage may vary. I particularly like the “Gorilla” brand products. So please use the comment section below, and tell us not only what you use in your gunsmithing work, but equally importantly what you do NOT use for any particular reason. We’re all here to learn from one another!

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