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Forum: Gunsmithing for Old Milsurps

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  1. Sticky Thread Building the Canadian Semi-Auto STEN

    Here in Canada, a semi-auto version of the STEN has finally been RCMP and CFC approved. To get one, you must build one as there is no commercial...

    Started by Claven2‎, 01-19-2008 06:50 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread French translation of Sten tutorial

    Je vous présente en français une traduction intégrale du tutoriel de stencollector et de Claven2 sur la fabrication d'une SAS-3 Mk2. Versions...

    Started by J. Savoie‎, 01-23-2008 09:05 PM
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  3. Arrow Sticky Thread Machinery’s Reference Series (early 1900's)

    We have done the best we can to gather together volumes of Machinery’s Reference Series from the early 1900's. So far, we have located the PDF...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-11-2014 09:03 AM
    1900, early, machinery’s, reference, series
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  4. Arrow Sticky Thread Making Safe Edge Files (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Making Safe Edge Files Do you often accidentally take metal off parts in areas that you never intended? In this lesson Ken Brooks shows you how to...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-24-2014 06:12 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    11-27-2014, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  5. Arrow Sticky Thread Heating Parts Without Getting Burned (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Heating Parts Without Getting Burned With today's hot tip is Ken Brooks. Ken shows you how to properly heat parts without destroying the heat...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-03-2014 06:15 AM
    agi, burned, gunsmiths, heating, lesson, mini, parts, video
    • Replies: 5
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    11-04-2014, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  6. Arrow Sticky Thread Head Spacing (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Part 1 - Field Demonstration of what happens when your firearm has too much headspace. Ken Brooks and Bob Dunlap risk life and limb to take you to...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-29-2013 04:08 PM
    agi, gunsmiths, head, lesson, mini, spacing, video
    • Replies: 3
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    01-11-2014, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  7. Arrow Sticky Thread Workbench tip: Cleaning and Organizing Spare Parts (video lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Parts Cleaning and Organizing Spare Parts First Ken covers cleaning parts and then follows up with tip on how to keep your spare parts organized. ...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-17-2014 08:15 AM
    agi, cleaning, gunsmiths, lesson, organizing, parts, spare, tip, video, workbench
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    02-18-2014, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  8. Arrow Sticky Thread Headspace - What is it? How is it measured? - (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmith

    Headspace, Part 1: What is it? How is it measured? In this lesson on headspace, Bob Dunlap discusses what it is, why it's important and shows you how...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-17-2014 08:01 AM
    agi, gunsmith, headspace, lesson, measured, mini, video
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    03-18-2014, 02:26 AM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Optimizing the Seig X2 lathe for basic gunsmithing - a tutorial

    This post is a tutorial on some of the things you can do to maximize the inexpensive chinese import 7" swing lathes to turn the machines from barely...

    Started by Claven2‎, 04-14-2008 06:20 PM
    basic, gunsmithing, lathe, optimizing, seig, tutorial
    • Replies: 1
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    04-14-2008, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  10. Arrow Sticky Thread Just how does the extractor grab the case rim? (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Bob Dunlap teaches you about slide-under and snap-over extractors in this lesson. <iframe...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-28-2014 07:43 AM
    agi, case, extractor, grab, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, rim, video
    • Replies: 1
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    04-28-2014, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  11. Arrow Sticky Thread Solving Heavy Spring Problems (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Have a spring that's too stiff and needs to be lightened up? Join Ken Brooks as he shares the tips and techniques of lightening coil spring and avoid...

    Started by Badger‎, 05-12-2014 08:42 AM
    agi, gunsmiths, heavy, lesson, mini, problems, solving, spring, video
    • Replies: 1
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    05-12-2014, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  12. Arrow Sticky Thread Could your Pistol be suffering from Loose Breech? (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Is your barrel ready to rattle right out of your gun? In this lesson Bob Dunlap and Ken Brooks explain loose breech, then show you how to check for...

    Started by Badger‎, 05-19-2014 06:42 AM
    agi, breech, gunsmiths, lesson, loose, mini, pistol, suffering, video
    • Replies: 1
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    05-20-2014, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  13. Arrow Sticky Thread How to organize your Vertical Mill (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    How to organize your Vertical Mill along with Tips & Projects to get more out of your Milling Machine. Master Riflesmith Darrell Holland shows you...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-25-2014 05:35 AM
    agi, gunsmiths, lesson, mill, mini, organize, vertical, video
    • Replies: 1
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    08-25-2014, 04:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Arrow Sticky Thread Repairing Loose Revolver Grips (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Repairing Loose Revolver Grips Tired of shooting your revolver and having it jump all over the place because the grips are loose? In this lesson...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-17-2014 06:13 AM
    agi, grips, gunsmiths, lesson, loose, mini, repairing, revolver, video
    • Replies: 1
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    11-17-2014, 06:29 AM Go to last post
  15. Arrow Sticky Thread Checking for proper Muzzle Brake Installation (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Checking for proper Muzzle Brake Installation Not sure if your muzzle brake is affecting your accuracy? Ken Brooks shows you how to check whether...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-01-2014 09:02 AM
    agi, brake, checking, gunsmiths, installation, lesson, mini, muzzle, proper, video
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 4,716
    12-02-2014, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  16. Post Sticky Thread 1941 The Modern Gunsmith (by James Virgil Howe)

    The Modern Gunsmith by James Virgil Howe Format: Volume 1 - 393 pages/Volume 2 - 458 pages Published 1941 by Funk & Wagnalls, New York Note:...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-09-2010 08:07 AM
    1941, gunsmith, howe, james, modern, virgil
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  17. Arrow Sticky Thread Workbench tip: How-to Organize Your Shop Space (video lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Is your workshop a mess? Join Darrell Holland as he shows you time saving tips on how to organize your space. <iframe...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-24-2014 07:16 AM
    agi, gunsmiths, howto, lesson, organize, shop, space, tip, video, workbench
    • Replies: 0
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  18. Arrow Sticky Thread Savage Accu Trigger (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Spent the money to buy a newer rifle from Savage and now you want to get the most out of it? Darrell Holland's lesson on the ins and outs of the...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-30-2013 11:13 AM
    accu, agi, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, savage, trigger, video
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  19. Arrow Sticky Thread Extractors (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Part 1 - In this Classroom segment AGI Master Gunsmithing Instructor Bob Dunlap introduces you to the purpose and concepts of extractors and explains...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-31-2013 03:37 PM
    agi, extractors, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, video
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  20. Arrow Sticky Thread Workbench tip: How to make Specialized Gunsmithing Screwdrivers - AGI Gunsmiths

    In this mini-lesson, Professional Gunsmith Ken Brooks discusses specialized screwdrivers for Gunsmithing and shows you how to modify an existing...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-06-2014 06:39 AM
    agi, gunsmithing, gunsmiths, make, screwdrivers, specialized, tip, workbench
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  21. Arrow Sticky Thread Remington 700 Tune-up Tips and Tricks (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    In this mini lesson, Master Riflesmith Darrell Holland shares a wealth of information about working on Remington 700 rifles that will improve...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-13-2014 06:30 AM
    700, agi, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, remington, tips, tricks, tuneup, video
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    01-13-2014, 06:30 AM Go to last post
  22. Arrow Sticky Thread Gunsmithing Tool made from Broken Punches (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Don't throw away that broken or worn out punch! Master Gunsmith Ken Brooks shows you how to breath new life into that old punch! <iframe...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-27-2014 07:28 AM
    agi, broken, gunsmithing, gunsmiths, lesson, made, mini, punches, tool, video
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  23. Arrow Sticky Thread Don't get 'Burned' when you purchase a Used Remington 700!! (video mini lesson) - AGI

    Do you know what to Look For when Buying a used Remington 700? Don't want to get burned? Master Riflesmith Darrell Holland takes you in-depth into...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-03-2014 06:40 AM
    700, agi, burned, lesson, mini, purchase, remington, video
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  24. Arrow Sticky Thread Workbench tip: Using non-marring tools (video lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Screeeech..... Aw Crap!! That's going to leave a mark!! Today Ken Brooks shows how non-marring tools can save you from embarrassment (and from a...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-10-2014 06:31 AM
    agi, gunsmiths, lesson, nonmarring, tip, tools, video, workbench
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  25. Arrow Sticky Thread Which is the Correct Screwdriver to use for Guns (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Tapered vs Hollow Ground Screwdrivers? A screwdriver is a screwdriver, right? Not necessarily! Join us as Ken Brooks shows us the differences...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-01-2014 07:43 AM
    agi, correct, guns, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, screwdriver, video
    • Replies: 0
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    09-01-2014, 07:43 AM Go to last post
  26. Arrow Sticky Thread Making a spring installation tool (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Today Ken Brooks shows you a specialized spring tool he made and tells you how use it and how to make one yourself. As a bonus, Ken also talks about...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-07-2014 06:09 AM
    agi, gunsmiths, installation, lesson, making, mini, spring, tool, video
    • Replies: 0
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    04-07-2014, 06:09 AM Go to last post
  27. Arrow Sticky Thread How to responsibly perform a trigger job (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    In this lesson, Ken Brooks talks about why triggers are heavy and hard to pull from the factory and how to responsibly perform a trigger job. ...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-14-2014 06:28 AM
    agi, gunsmiths, job, lesson, mini, perform, responsibly, trigger, video
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    04-14-2014, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  28. Arrow Sticky Thread Moment of Mass (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    As you learned in the last lesson on Extractors, "Moment of Mass" can cause problems with your gun. In this lesson Bob Dunlap describes some of the...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-21-2014 06:27 AM
    agi, gunsmiths, lesson, mass, mini, moment, video
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  29. Arrow Sticky Thread Workbench tip: Want to be a more organized gunsmith? (video lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Just follow these tips from Ken Brooks on organizing your workbench and become more efficient. <iframe...

    Started by Badger‎, 05-26-2014 05:50 AM
    agi, gunsmith, gunsmiths, lesson, organized, tip, video, workbench
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  30. Arrow Sticky Thread Workbench tip: Gunsmiths Need a Good Vise! (video lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    What to look for in a Bench Vise & their care. In this lesson Ken Brooks discusses the proper care and feeding of the bench vise and shares his...

    Started by Badger‎, 06-02-2014 06:32 AM
    agi, good, gunsmiths, lesson, tip, video, vise, workbench
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  31. Arrow Sticky Thread Workbench tip: Don't damage those parts in a Vise! (video lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Today AGI president Gene Kelly takes you through various jaw attachments that allow your vise to grip a part without leaving marks on it. <iframe...

    Started by Badger‎, 06-09-2014 05:49 AM
    agi, damage, gunsmiths, lesson, parts, tip, video, vise, workbench
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  32. Arrow Sticky Thread Rifle Bedding Options & Avoiding Mistakes (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Are you an accuracy nut? Then you'll want to hear what Ken Brooks has to say in today's lesson on bedding rifles. <iframe...

    Started by Badger‎, 06-16-2014 06:35 AM
    agi, avoiding, bedding, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, mistakes, options, rifle, video
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  33. Arrow Sticky Thread Firing pin design and fit (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    In a new series of lessons, Bob Dunlap takes up firing pin design and fit. As always Bob tells you the WHY not just the HOW. In this lesson he...

    Started by Badger‎, 06-23-2014 06:13 AM
    agi, design, firing, fit, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, pin, video
    • Replies: 0
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    06-23-2014, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  34. Arrow Sticky Thread How To Properly Clean Your Rifle (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Want the maximum accuracy and performance from your rifle? Darrell Holland gives you detailed instruction of properly cleaning your rifle so you can...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-21-2014 06:11 AM
    agi, clean, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, properly, rifle, video
    • Replies: 0
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  35. Arrow Sticky Thread Getting a Grip on small parts (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    In today's lesson Ken Brooks shows you how using tweezers, forceps and specialized pliers can make your life easier and follows up with tips on...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-04-2014 06:39 AM
    agi, grip, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, parts, small, video
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  36. Arrow Sticky Thread But bullet Holes are Supposed to be ROUND! (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Are you getting rectangular holes instead of round holes in your target when at the range? Then this lesson on bullet stability and yaw, featuring...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-11-2014 06:47 AM
    agi, bullet, gunsmiths, holes, lesson, mini, round, supposed, video
    • Replies: 0
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    08-11-2014, 06:47 AM Go to last post
  37. Arrow Sticky Thread Are your files acting dull and no longer working well? (video lesson)-AGI Gunsmiths

    Today, Ken Brooks discusses how to properly care for your files so you can get the most out of them. As a bonus, Ken also discusses many of the...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-18-2014 05:43 AM
    acting, dull, files, gunsmiths, lessonagi, longer, video, working
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  38. Arrow Sticky Thread Extractor Springs (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    How much spring tension does an extractor need to do it's job? You might be surprised!! In this lesson Bob Dunlap takes up the subject of spring...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-08-2014 06:24 AM
    agi, extractor, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, springs, video
    • Replies: 0
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    09-08-2014, 06:24 AM Go to last post
  39. Arrow Sticky Thread How to fit an Extractor - Shaping the Hook (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    How to fit an Extractor - Shaping and Contouring the Hook Have a gun with problems feeding or extracting? The shape of the extractor hook could...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-16-2014 07:35 AM
    agi, extractor, fit, gunsmiths, hook, lesson, mini, shaping, video
    • Replies: 0
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    09-16-2014, 07:35 AM Go to last post
  40. Arrow Sticky Thread What kind of Gun Oil Should You Use? (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    What kind of Gun Oil Should You Use? Lubricants/Penetrants/Protectants. Join Ken Brooks as he discusses various lubricants, penetrants and...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-22-2014 05:28 AM
    agi, gun, gunsmiths, kind, lesson, mini, oil, video
    • Replies: 0
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    09-22-2014, 05:28 AM Go to last post
  41. Arrow Sticky Thread Left Hand Extractor? (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Does the Left Hand (Extractor) Know what the Right Hand is Doing?! The Left Hand Extractor. Extractors come in both left and right hand...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-27-2014 07:22 AM
    agi, extractor, gunsmiths, hand, left, lesson, mini, video
    • Replies: 0
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    10-27-2014, 07:22 AM Go to last post
  42. Arrow Sticky Thread Test Firing After Making a Repair - 'How & Why' (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Test Firing After Making a Repair - "How & Why" You just finished a repair, now it's time to go to the range and test it! In this issue, Ken...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-02-2014 05:28 AM
    agi, firing, gunsmiths, lesson, making, mini, repair, test, video
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,458
    10-02-2014, 05:28 AM Go to last post
  43. Arrow Sticky Thread Glues & Epoxies for Gunsmithing (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Glues & Epoxies for Gunsmithing In this lesson, Ken Brooks talks about glues and epoxies, including how to color match adhesives to the material...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-13-2014 06:27 AM
    agi, epoxies, glues, gunsmithing, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, video
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,244
    10-13-2014, 06:27 AM Go to last post
  44. Arrow Sticky Thread How to Set Up Your Welding & Heat Treat Areas (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    How to Set Up Your Welding & Heat Treat Areas Need to weld or heat treat parts and don't want to get burned? Ken Brooks shows you how to properly...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-20-2014 06:13 AM
    agi, areas, gunsmiths, heat, lesson, mini, set, treat, video, welding
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,156
    10-20-2014, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  45. Arrow Sticky Thread Foredom Tool Tips (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Foredom Tool Tips Organizing Your Foredom/Dremel Tool Bits. In today's lesson Ken Brooks shows how easy it is to keep tool bits organized and how...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-10-2014 06:19 AM
    agi, foredom, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, tips, tool, video
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,182
    11-10-2014, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  46. Arrow Sticky Thread How to see in the dark - Inspection Lights (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    How to see in the dark - Gunsmithing Inspection Lights Are you in the dark about firearm inspection lights? Join Ken Brooks as he demonstrates...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-15-2014 06:20 AM
    agi, dark, gunsmiths, inspection, lesson, lights, mini, video
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,680
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  47. Arrow Sticky Thread Your FINAL Extractor Lesson - Did You Pass? (video mini lesson) - AGI Gunsmiths

    Your FINAL Extractor Lesson - Did You Pass? Your extractor is shaped and fitted well and has proper spring tension, yet you still have feeding...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-22-2014 06:14 AM
    agi, extractor, final, gunsmiths, lesson, mini, pass, video
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,646
    12-22-2014, 06:14 AM Go to last post
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