Ask the Gunsmith with Jack Landis

JLandisAGI Technical Services Manager, Jack Landis, answers a question
from an AGI customer that many of you will find educational.

Correcting the Barrel/Cylinder Gap on Smith & Wesson Revolvers

Our customer Craig wrote to ask; “I have a S&W Model 29 revolver that has a cylinder to barrel gap of 0.010. Is there an economical way to reduce this gap to about 0.002 to 0.003?” Continue reading


Ask the Gunsmith with Bob Dunlap

DunlapAGI 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 video Bob Dunlap offers some stern and wise advise about performing trigger jobs as well as answering other questions from gunsmiths. If you are new to gunsmithing, or a seasoned professional, everyone can learn from this master of the trade. Continue reading


Gunsmithing Q&A with Ken Brooks

Ken Brooks

‪One of the best benefits of being a Silver Member of the Gun Club of America, is the “Ask The Pros” forum on the GCA website. Ken Brooks, AGI Instructor and co-owner of Pisco Gunsmithing visits there everyday to help gunsmiths with particular problems they are experiencing. Here is his answer to three recent questions, that may help you in your future work as well. Continue reading


Ask the Gunsmith with Bob Dunlap

Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

AGI Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap owns PISCO Gunsmithing
in Oregon along with Ken Brooks. AGI customers and
GCA members need no introduction to Bob.

Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap answers more gunsmithing questions. The first concerns a Remington 742 whose bolt seems to lock up. He then moves on to several other questions, and provides the answers in his own inimitable style. Whether you agree with him or not, I’m sure you’ll find his answers entertaining and educational.

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Tips from the Workbench with Ken Brooks

Ken Brooks

Ken Brooks

AGI Gunsmithing Instructor Ken Brooks is a partner of Bob Dunlap at PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon.

In this video, Ken Brooks shows you the essential hammers that he and Bob Dunlap use in their gunsmithing shop. If you are just setting up your own shop, or are simply curious what these two use every day, this is for you. If you have any tips or tricks about hammers that you have discovered, make sure you share them with us by commenting below.

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Ask the Gunsmith with Bob Dunlap

Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

AGI Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap owns PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon
along with Ken Brooks. AGI customers and GCA members need no introduction to Bob.

Ever wondered which alloy makes the best rifle barrels–stainless steel or 4140? In this video Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap answers that question and others. As usual his advise both educates and entertains. Wouldn’t you like to be able to spend a day working alongside him?

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Ask the Gunsmith with Bob Dunlap

Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

AGI Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap owns PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon along with Ken Brooks. AGI customers and GCA members need no introduction to Bob.

This time, AGI Instructor and Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap answers gunsmiths questions on a Remington 1148 20 gauge and a J. Stevens Model 39A in .410 gauge. You’ll find his answers educational and helpful, even if you don’t own or work on these particular guns, as his style of teaching is all about understanding the function of each and every part of a firearm.

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