In The Classroom with Bob–Firing Pins Part 1

Dunlapby Bob Dunlap
AGI Instructor and Master Gunsmith

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 the Classroom with Bob and Ken

DunlapkenBrooksby Bob Dunlap and Ken Brooks
AGI Instructors and Master Gunsmiths

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