Like a lot of you, I really enjoy shooting my .22LR caliber guns. You can spend a few hours putting a LOT of rounds downrange for just a few bucks. Also if I am teaching a new shooter I usually start them off with a .22 so they aren’t intimidated by the loud noise and recoil of bigger calibers. Continue reading
In this video review, AGI’s Jack Landis takes a look at a couple of spare magazine holders from Cheaper Than Dirt. Those of you who are competitive shooters and need to carry a large number of magazines need to take a look at this. Much better than just sticking them in your pocket! Continue reading
In this review from GCA’s GunTech video magazine, AGI’s Jack Landis takes a look at a new stock from one of his favorite suppliers–Boyds. This looks like a great way to get that fully customized rifle stock you need for accuracy shooting.
In this Tips From the Workbench video GCA Technical Services Manager Jack Landis shows how to make a simple wooden jig to help cut stocks to length and keep everything square and neat. His saw is using a Freud Thin Kerf blade for smooth and chip free cuts. Continue reading
In this extract form The Gun Club of America’s GunTech magazine, AGI’s Jack Landis takes a look at some magazine extenders for his wife’s pistol. If you can’t find extra mags, at least you can put more rounds into the ones you have.
I’m no lawyer, but these may not be legal in states with magazine capacity laws, so check first before buying or installing. Continue reading
In this video extract from the Gun Club of America‘s Guntech magazine, AGI Instructor Jack Landis looks at some different tools for squaring off the muzzle of a shotgun that has had the barrel shortened.
If the muzzle or crown of any barrel is damaged or not square, it can have a surprising (bad) effect on the accuracy of the firearm, so this is often one of the first things a gunsmith can check when asked to accurize a weapon.
CLICK HERE to see this tool on Brownells website.
In this complete gunsmithing project, AGI Technical Services Manager Jack Landis shows how to repair damage to a multi-colored laminated stock using simple tools and supplies that anyone can easily follow along. This is a real money-saver for those of you facing a similar problem, and maybe even a money-maker for the professional gunsmith. Continue reading
with Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager
We all like to shoot, otherwise you wouldn’t be here. But where you shoot is different for most of us. If you are a gunsmith, you may be lucky enough to live close to a range where you can test fire guns, or even better, have a small range on your own property. If you are a hunter you will sometimes want to check your sights before you hit the hills. If you carry a firearm for self defense you should train to be able to draw and shoot quickly and accurately, or maybe you just like to target shoot for the sheer fun of it. Continue reading