Cold Bluing–A Money Maker Tip from AGI

with Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

Included in the Professional Gunsmithing Course from the American Gunsmithing Institute’s course is a section called The Money Makers. These are simple and fast gunsmithing jobs that can easily bring you extra income into your business. If you are not a professional gunsmith, they are also handy skills to know when working on your own guns. Continue reading


Ask the Gunsmith with Bob Dunlap

Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

with AGI Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

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.

Members of the Gun Club of America see great videos and other helpful gunsmithing material every month. If you are a serious gunsmith or gun owner interested in learning more from the best experts, consider joining.

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Ask The Gunsmith with Bob Dunlap

Dunlapby Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor Bob Dunlap

In this video, Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap answers two questions from readers. In his own style, Bob talks about removing a Cutts compensator on a Browning A-5, and then goes on to explain how to make a starter punch for those really stubborn pins. Is there anything about gunsmithing Bob doesn’t know about? I doubt it! Continue reading


Everything You Wanted To Know About Gunsmithing–Part 2

Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor Bob Dunlap with AGI President Gene Kelly

With AGI President Gene Kelly
and Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

The conclusion of the interview with Gene Kelly, President of the American Gunsmithing institute, and Robert Dunlap, Master Gunsmith and Senior Instructor. It is a fascinating look into the life of Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap. I’m sure you will learn something you didnt know before about him, and gunsmithing, whether you are a professional gunsmith or just a “tinkerer”.

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Gunsmithing

Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor Bob Dunlap with AGI President Gene Kelly

With AGI President Gene Kelly
and Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

For those of you who have never seen or heard this interview before, it is a fascinating look into the life of Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap. I’m sure you will learn something you didnt know before about him, and gunsmithing, whether you are a professional gunsmith or just a “tinkerer”.

This is Part 1 of that interview–Part 2 will be here in next week.

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Ask the Gunsmith with Bob Dunlap

Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap

with AGI Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap .

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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