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!.
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
I first heard about Ballistol while watching a back-issue of GCA’s GunTech DVD magazine (issue #108). Gene Kelly (president of the American Gunsmithing Institute) interviewed a Ballistol representative at SHOT SHOW. I was really impressed what was said about it. Something claiming to be as versatile as Ballistol and also non-toxic is a combination that gets my attention. When I finished watching the interview I immediately visited the company’s website and read absolutely everything posted about the product. Continue reading
In this video extract form the Gun Club of America’s Guntech magazine, AGI Instructor and Master Pistolsmith Gene Shuey demonstrates how to replace the fiber optic rod inserts in your front sights. Continue reading
Building a custom Glock is a little different than building a custom 1911. There are a few important factors you need to decide in the beginning. This applies whether you’re building a custom Glock for a customer or for yourself. Continue reading
If you own a Remington or Winchester rifle fitted with a Jewell trigger, you need to understand how to adjust the trigger setting correctly for greatest accuracy. Master Gunsmith and long-range shooting expert Darrell Holland explains how to adjust your trigger so your gun’s “dwell time” doesn’t hinder your ability to bag that prize buck. Continue reading
by Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager
This week Jack shows us simple product from Brownell’s that will help you make your own custom barrel vise bushing blocks. Easy to use, not too expensive, and will definitely make your gunsmithing jobs go more smoothly.