Steel Plate Hangers for your Range

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


Product Review–10/22 Stock from Adaptive tactical

with AGI’s Jack Landis

You can’t deny that there are so many options available for building your own custom Ruger┬« 10/22┬« rifle, that sometimes it can be hard to know where to start.

AGI Technical Services manager Jack Landis is a fan of these rifles and has built many himself. In this video he takes a good look at one from Adaptive Tactical that he used to build a custom firearm as one of AGI’s sweepstakes prizes some time ago.

You can CLICK HERE to visit the Adaptive Tactical website to see and purchase their products. Continue reading


Ask the Gunsmith with Jack Landis

Jack LandisAGI Technical Services Manager, Jack Landis, answers a question
from an AGI customer that many of you will find educational.

Correcting the Barrel/Cylinder Gap on Smith & Wesson Revolvers

Our customer Craig wrote to ask; “I have a S&W Model 29 revolver that has a cylinder to barrel gap of 0.010. Is there an economical way to reduce this gap to about 0.002 to 0.003?” Continue reading


Product Review–Beretta 92 Carry Compensator

with Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager

One of AGI’s Pro Course graduates has a business called Moonlight Firearms Technologies. Recently they sent a sample of their barrel compensator for the Beretta 92/M9 for Jack to evaluate. For those of you that carry such a firearm, this compensator is considerable shorter to those you often see on race guns, so it is suitable for everyday carry. Continue reading


Barrel Turning Lathe Fixture

with Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager

If you ever need to set back a revolver barrel, or turn a barrel for any other reason, this handy fixture shown by Jack Landis will make the job easy and accurate. Jack made this fixture when he was a student at Lassen College. It is a simple tool (all the best ones are) that any of you with a lathe and a few tools could make for yourself. Continue reading