Enhanced Master Gunsmithing

Instruction Hours: 219

Length in Months: 38 (Self-Paced)

Course Description

Tools and Materials- Included in price of course

• BenchTopLathe 7” x12”. (A small but ideal and effective lathe for general gunsmithing, you will be able to turn threads, set back pistol barrels, make firing pins and hundreds of other repairs.)

• Belt Sander with Disc Sander (for fitting, polishing parts, and installing recoil pads)

• Bench Grinder and Wire Brush

• Bench Top Drill Press

• Gunsmithing Bench Vise (a solid vise with wide parallel jaws)

• Fordem Hand Grinder with Cutters and Bits, including Flex Shaft, Handle and Variable Speed Foot Control

• Oxy-acetylene Torch, Tip and Regulator Kit (tanks not included)

• Gun Coat Airbrush Metal Finishing Kit (refinish firearms with multi-color state of the art finishes)

• AGI Oil Mat

• AGI Hand Tool Set:

✓ Complete Set of Gunsmithing Screw Drivers

✓ Brass Punch Set

✓ Steel Pin Punch Set

✓ 2-ounce Ball Peen Hammer

✓ 4-ounce Ball Peen Hammer

• Plastic Mallet

• Pliers Set and Diagonal Cutter

• Dental Pick Set

• Nicholson Professional File Set

• Needle File Set

• Safety Glasses

• Thread Gauge

• Gunsmith’s Bench Block

• Precision Tools:

✓ Digital Calipers

✓ Laser Bore Sighting System (for collimating scopes)

✓ Electronic Trigger Pull Gauge

• Rifle Holding Cleaning Fixture and Cradle

• Set of “Jack First”

• Two Volume 2,000-page Parts Schematics Catalogs

• Gun Parts Corp Reference Manual

• Brownell’s Gunsmiths Tool Catalog

• 6”x1/2” Norton Trigger & Sear Stones

• Screw Gizzie (for grinding screws to fit)

• Gunsmith Parallel Jaw Pliers

• Mauser Bolt Extractor Pliers

• And other goodies

*The tools in this package are representative but models, manufacturers or items are subject to availability and change without notice.

Testing and Certificate Requirements

No additional testing is required for the Enhanced Master Gunsmithing Course beyond what is specified for the Master Gunsmithing Course, as it is only to provide students with value-added equipment to add to the trades covered in the courses.

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  • It is not a requirement in the state of California to obtain a Gunsmithing Certificate to practice gunsmithing. However, possessing a Gunsmithing Certificate will demonstrate a proven level of competence. A Federal Firearms License and State licenses are required to operate a gunsmithing business.
    The American Gunsmithing Institute’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary institution in the state of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which was effective January 1, 2010. The Bureau can be reached at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.
    Professional Gunsmithing Courses not available to Oklahoma residents at this time.