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Mosin-Nagant Rifles


Applicable to All Models and Manufacturers
Master Gunsmith and AGI Senior Instructor Bob Dunlap uses his extensive knowledge of firearms to show and explain the Mosin Nagant rifle and carbine to you. Bob uses a cutaway firearm and various models of the Mosin Nagant to demonstrate the design and function of this classic military rifle. Bob starts out by giving us a bit of history about the firearm and we get a first look at some of the variations found in this gun. This Armorers course will enable you to disassemble and then reassemble your Mosin Nagant and be able to avoid the frustrations and common mistakes often made by the novice gunsmith. You will also be shown the safety features of this firearm. 
If you want this level of instruction into the Design, Function, and Repair of firearms in general, look into our basic 108-hour Professional Gunsmith Course.

Among the items covered are:

 Bob sheds some light on which countries manufactured the Mosin Nagant and how many of these guns were  produced.
 Learn some interesting facts and trivia about the firearm.
 We also get a look at some variations of the gun, as well as the cartridge that the rifle fires.
 We will learn who used, and still uses, the Mosin Nagant and why.

Design and Function
 In depth explanation of the firing sequence.
 The various parts of the gun are shown and discussed utilizing a cutaway firearm.
 Explanation and demonstration of the parts and their operation.
 Bolt operation and the locking lugs explained and demonstrated.
 Safety features are explained.
 Explanation and demonstration of extraction and ejection operations given.
 Unique magazine and follower function explained.
 The function of the cartridge stop is demonstrated 
 The problem of double feeding is explained and we are told how to go about fixing it.
 The massive safety lug and its purpose is explained.
 The function and interaction of the trigger, sear and cocking piece are demonstrated and explained in depth.

 Instructor, Ken Brooks, goes over basic safety tips to be aware of before disassembling your Mosin Nagant  rifle.
 We are shown how to safely and properly make sure that the rifle is unloaded and how to unload the gun if  necessary.

 Ken Brooks meticulously demonstrates and shows you clearly how to disassemble the Mosin Nagant rifle.
 Using Kens methods, you will save significant amounts of time, effort and frustration when taking your rifle  apart.
 The correct order in which parts should come out is demonstrated.
 Learn which tools will help you to more easily disassemble the rifle.

Cleaning and Lubrication
 AGI cleaning and lubrication methods shown, along with reasons for their use.
 Tips are given along the way to make sure the parts are in good working order.
 The correct order in which the parts are reassembled is shown.
 Helpful tips as to which common tools are used for getting the parts back into working order.
 Tips on how to avoid frustration and easily reassemble the rifle.
 Disassembly and Reassembly of the Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine
 Ken Brooks shows us the variations found on the M44 carbine.
 The differences in the disassembly and reassembly of the M44 are demonstrated and explained.
 The bayonet and its disassembly and reassembly is shown in detail.

Disassembly and Reassembly of the Finnish Mosin Nagant
 Ken Brooks show us the variations found on the Finnish Mosin Nagant rifle.
 The differences in the disassembly and reassembly of the Finnish rifle are demonstrated and explained.

 Bob Dunlap shows tells us about some of the aftermarket accessories that are available for the Mosin Nagant.
 We are shown some of the standard military accessories that were issued with the rifle.
 Demonstration and explanation of how to use the standard issue accessories of the Mosin Nagant rifle.

If you noticed how often the terms "explanation" and "demonstration" are used, you may be getting some idea of why this course is necessary for any owner of a Mosin Nagant rifle.

How much does your Professional Course cost? The answer can be found in our intro pack. We recommend to anyone considering our Professional Course that they get the Introduction to Gunsmithing Packet as this packet includes a video with a sample gunsmithing lesson. It also includes an Enrollment Form that lists the costs of each Course level available as well as the material covered in each level.

Do I have to pay $7 s/h on each retail video? No, we discount shipping on multiple video orders. The new website calculates shipping based on weight and destination. In most cases, the actual shipping is less than listed in the catalog.

Is there a time limit to complete your course? No, our course is self-paced. As you complete sections of the course and submit your tests, we provide certification of completion for that portion of the course.

Can I become certified by taking your retail courses? Answers vary. If you are intending to purchase all the videos in our Law Enforcement Armorer's Course, for example, as long as you buy the test separately you can obtain a Certification as a Law Enforcement Armorer once you complete the testing successfully. Otherwise you would need to purchase one of our certified professional courses in order to obtain a profession Gunsmithing certificate.

What does your Professional Gunsmithing Course Introductory Lesson cover?The Introductory Lesson is one hour and includes complete information on how to get started Gunsmithing. You will also learn how to insure reliable auto-pistol feeding and how to prevent jams, checking and adjusting "range" on Smith and Wesson revolvers, how a gas system works on a Colt AR-15, AR-7 trigger repairs, timing and understanding cartridge stops of a Remington 870 and much more! 

Are your Courses guaranteed? Yes! The American Gunsmithing Institute is proud to offer a 100%, "Bulletproof Guarantee." We are so sure of the quality of our Courses and products that you may return any item purchased directly from AGI for a full refund (less shipping) for up to 90 days after purchase date. Defective DVDs and videos will be replaced for up to 1 year. The only question we will ask is: "How did we fail you?"

Does AGI offer other Certified Courses aside from the Professional Gunsmithing Course? Yes. We also offer a Certified Machine Shop Course, complete with Lathe, Mill and general Machine Shop instruction. Additionally AGI offers a Certified Welding Course and a Certified Locksmithing Course.

What do the Disassembly/Reassembly Courses cover? AGI offers D/R Courses that clearly demonstrate the complete process of disassembly and reassembly step-by-step. The Courses use close-up views to provide comprehensive instruction. Each DVD Video Manual covers one specific model or family of firearms and is indexed to help the user quickly find the information that they are looking for. At the price of only $19.97 each (plus s/h), these video manuals are must have support information for anyone who owns one of these firearms.  

What do the Armorer's Courses cover?AGI's Armorer's Courses teach you how to disassemble, maintain, repair and reassemble your choice of the 51 guns featured. These videos are packed with exclusive information and are equal to a complete Factory Armorer's Course! While our Disassembly/Reassembly Courses contain invaluable information, our Armorer's Courses contain so much more. Master Gunsmith and AGI Instructor Robert "Bob" Dunlap explains design and function using exclusive factory cutaway firearm models, giving you close-up details of the internal functions you would not otherwise be able to see. All AGI Armorer's Course DVDs include a FREE printable schematic!    

Are your Instructors experienced in their fields? Absolutely. Master Gunsmith and AGI Senior Instructor Robert "Bob" Dunlap is a widely respected authority in the firearm industry and spent over 35 years as the senior instructor at Lassen College's internationally known Gunsmithing School. Master Gunsmith Gene Shuey is a world class custom gun builder, former world class competitive shooter and current trainer specializing in 1911 and Glock pistols, IPSC limited and open class guns, and high-end custom rifles. Darrell Holland is a well known custom rifle builder, writer and lecturer who is always inventing new performance shooting products. Ken Brooks is a graduate of the renowned Gunsmithing program at Lassen College and continues his journey by working full time for Bob Dunlap. Gene Kelly is the President of AGI and the Gun Club of America. He graduated from Lassen College's Gunsmithing program and worked as a Professional Gunsmith prior to founding AGI. T.R. Graham is a NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and is a known authority, author and Gunsmith specializing in Glocks and other handguns. Master Armorer John Bush is an AGI Instructor and a consultant to manufacturers and importers of military firearms, and is certified as an Expert Witness in firearm cases.