Glass Bedding Rifles for Customers

kenBrooksAGI Gunsmithing Instructor and Master Gunsmith
Ken Brooks operates
 PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon.

In this video interview, Master Gunsmith Ken Brooks talks about rifle bedding, particularly how he questions a customer to determine the best solution for his needs.

If you are a gunsmith, you understand how important it is to make your customers happy, and at the same time make sure they understand what is safe and appropriate for their needs. Integrity, professionalism and honesty are the hallmarks of a good businessman. Continue reading


Tips From The Workbench–Soldering

kenBrooksAGI Gunsmithing Instructor and Master Gunsmith
Ken Brooks operates
 PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon.

However you pronounce it (British English speakers will know what I mean) soldering correctly is a skill that you will need when you are doing many firearms repairs and modifications. In this video Ken Brooks addresses soldering tips for a front sight and you will see that it is as much about proper preparation as much as technique. Continue reading


Tips from the Workbench

kenBrooksAGI Gunsmithing Instructor and Master Gunsmith
Ken Brooks operates
 PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon.

Ken Brooks gives us a complete demonstration of how to make a red ramp sight conversion. He takes you through every step in great detail. When he finishes, you will know exactly how to do it yourself without making any of the common mistakes. This is a great and easy many-maker for your gunsmithing business, or just to improve the functionality of your own guns.

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Diagnosing a Kimber With Issues

with Ken Brooks
AGI Instructor and Owner of Pisco Gunsmithing

This video from the Gun Club of America gives a valuable lesson to all aspiring gunsmiths. It is an excellent example of the thought process and investigation into a gun that has several problems. Ken looks at the parts that may be culprits and then develops a plan to solve those issues.

Using these techniques, any gunsmith or owner should be able to understand how to repair a faulty firearm, rather than simply throwing a bunch of new parts at it and hoping for the best. The key, of course, is to understand the function of each part and how it interacts with the others. Continue reading


Gunsmithing Project–Bedding a Rifle Part 2

Jack Landisby Jack Landis
AGI Technical Services Manager

In Part 2 of this video project Jack Landis completes a simple, straightforward way to bed a rifle that will help improve accuracy in your own hunting or target gun.

Jack walks you through the entire process so you have the complete “Recipe for Success.”

If you missed Part 1, you can see it by CLICKING HERE.

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