Here a some more articles of interest for gun owners, found on the internet this week…
Not long ago I reviewed the first two of a series of Gunsmithing Student Handbooks by G&G Contributor Fred Zeglin. These handbooks are full of the most essential information on the subject, that any gunsmith can benefit from.
Now Fred has added a third book to the series “Chambering Rifles for Accuracy”. Here is his Press Release with more information. Continue reading
By Robert Dunn
AGI Pro Course Graduate, GCA Charter Member
The American Civil War was a dark time for our nation. Since history tends to repeat itself, it is good to know about our history so we can avoid making the same mistakes. There is a lot to be learned from that time period. Many advances in technology and manufacturing occurred through necessity.
Though many of the small arms used during the Civil War are now considered archaic, it would be a mistake to take their firepower lightly. Keep in mind that these weapons and the folks that used them took hundreds of thousands of lives on the battlefield and crippled several times that many more. Over 620,000 lives were lost between the years of 1861-1865 (about 2% of the population). Continue reading
You may be aware that YouTube announced some serious restrictions on the videos it will allow relating to firearms. This is going to greatly restrict your ability to find certain videos online, and may even have a detrimental effect on what can be shown here on Guns and Gunsmiths. Continue reading
with AGI Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap .
In this video Bob Dunlap shows us how he modifies and uses his ball pein hammers to make them specific to gunsmithing. Some of his tools are quite old, so you just know they all have special meaning to him!
with Gary Howes
Guns and Gunsmiths Editor
OK–here is a puzzle for all you outdoorsmen (and women, ‘scuse me) who have seen and heard just about every type of critter in the US. My security camera recorded these LOUD howls at 4:45 am the other day. I was unable to see what animal was making them. Continue reading
By Paul Smeltzer
Owner/Operator Athens Gunsmithing
So you want to start a ‘successful’ gunsmithing business?
I suspect the bulk of folks who “get into” gunsmithing do so as a hobby Gunsmith rather than as a Gunsmith business. AGI produces an excellent professional gunsmithing course that can provide you with the technical “how to” education to repair firearms. I am one of those graduates. I have been running a successful Gunsmith business for nine and a half years. Continue reading
by AGI Gunsmithing Instructor Ken Brooks,
owner of PISCO Gunsmithing in Oregon.
This time Ken Brooks demonstrates his techniques for the correct use of wire wheels for gunsmithing. What’s more important, he also tells you what NOT to do! Continue reading