Building a Custom 1911–Part 2

Shueyby Gene Shuey
AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith

Building a custom 1911 pistol can be a very worthwhile experience. It can help a shooter maximize his abilities, produce a working pistol exactly matching his needs, create pride of ownership, or perhaps a $5,000 functional work of art. However, it can also be a time-consuming, money-draining misadventure if not done properly. I will explain the different factors that the gunsmith needs to address when planning such a project. AGI Instructor Gene Shuey explains how to do it well in Part 2 of this educational article. Click Here if you missed Part 1.

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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


Building a Custom 1911–Part 1

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by Gene Shuey
AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith

Building a custom 1911 pistol can be a very worthwhile experience. It can help a shooter maximize his abilities, produce a working pistol exactly matching his needs, create pride of ownership, or perhaps a $5,000 functional work of art. However, it can also be a time-consuming, money-draining misadventure if not done properly. I will explain the different factors that the gunsmith needs to address when planning such a project. Continue reading


Gunsmith Project… Fitting a Cominolli Safety on a Glock

Shueywith Gene Shuey
AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith

In this video extract from the Gun Club of America‘s Guntech Magazine, AGI Instructor Gene Shuey shows how to fit a Cominolli Manual Safety Kit to your Glock.

The GCA Guntech magazine is just one of the many benefits that membership brings. If you really want to become a gun expert consider joining. More info and a trial membership can be seen HERE.

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