Custom Sights–Part 2 of 2

ZeglinThumbnailwith Fred Zeglin
AGI Instructor and Owner of 4D Reamer Rentals

Part 2 of Fred’s great educational article on installing custom sights. This time Fred gives us the math to determine the cuts needed to install express sights correctly as well as installing custom quarter ribs. If you missed Part 1, CLICK HERE.

'95 Winchester with custom quarter rib and express sights

’95 Winchester with custom quarter rib and express sights

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Tip From The Workbench–Headspace Gauges

ZeglinThumbnailwith Fred Zeglin
AGI Instructor and Owner of 4D Reamer Rentals

In this video, Fred explains why headspace gauges are made to the sizes and specifications they are, and what that means to a gunsmith that machines or reams chambers for customers. Understanding how to use your tools can make all the difference in your firearms business and the quality of your builds. Continue reading


Trigger Job Techniques

Jack Landisby Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager

In this video extract from GCA’s Guntech Video Magazine, Jack demonstrated some techniques for making sure your trigger jobs are done accurately and safely. CLICK HERE to find out how you can join the Gun Club of America and get videos like this, including a new disassembly/reassembly every month with the Guntech video magazine, plus lots of other great benefits for gunsmiths as well as regular gun owners. Become a Firearms Expert!.

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In Gun News This Week

Here are some more interesting stories found on the web this week.


Product Demo: Taccon AR-15 Trigger System

with Gene Kelly
AGI and Gun Club of America President

In this video from the SHOT Show Range Day, Gene Kelly looks at a drop-in trigger system from TACCON USA that is so fast it makes your AR-15 run almost as quickly as an automatic. Good thing ammo has come down in price!

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Custom Sights — Part 1 of 2

ZeglinThumbnailwith Fred Zeglin
AGI Instructor and Owner of 4D Reamer Rentals

When I graduated from gunsmithing school, I went to work in a shop that exposed me to many custom features and services that could be offered to our clients.  High on that list were custom scope mounts and sights.  Such work is really not difficult and because many shops neglect to offer such work, it’s profitable and attracts new clients once the word gets out that you offer the services. Continue reading


Tip From The Workbench–Extractors

kenBrookswith Ken Brooks
AGI Instructor and Master Gunsmith

When the Gun Club of America staff were range testing the Chiappa M 27, they encountered some feeding problems. So they sent the firearm to AGI Instructor Ken Brooks to analyze the gun and try to determine what went wrong and how to remedy it. What Ken found easily developed into a very teachable moment about extractors and extractor fit. Continue reading