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CERTIFIED GLOCKSMITH COURSE

$1297.00

Even if you have never disassembled a Glock before, after watching and practicing the techniques shown in this course, you will master the Glock pistol and be able to repair and customize it.  You will become a qualified Glocksmith. 

Ken Brooks walks you through every step of the complete disassembly and reassembly (D/R) of the Glock down to the very last part in close-up detail. Once you know the secrets, the pistol will seem to disassemble at your very touch, in mere seconds.  You will never fear taking it all the way down to a bare frame.

Mr. Brooks then uses a rare original factory cutaway pistol to reveal the intricate inner workings of this revolutionary pistol design.  This course is applicable to all models and generations of the Glock, even the new single stack compacts.  In addition to proper maintenance techniques and complete disassembly/reassembly you will also learn how to make this great pistol even more reliable.

Then noted Glock authority, Glocksmith T.R. Graham takes you into the gun piece by piece, teaching you the tips and tricks that years of experience have shown work.  In this course you'll see all types of trigger modifications available by switching parts, using aftermarket parts, and even by modifying the factory originals.  Learning how to combine them for different shooters and applications, is shown, along with a build-up of both a combat and a target trigger.

T.R. will show you how to install an extended mag release and slide stop and make them work even more effectively.  He covers aftermarket recoil spring and guide rod combinations, and explains why and when to use them.  After reviewing a myriad of different magazine and grip accessories, he shows how to combine them to tailor the pistol to YOU. He even covers aftermarket barrels and barrel fitting with great detail.

Want to convert your Glock to another caliber or enhance the accuracy?  T.R. covers step-by-step how to get the most accuracy out of your Glock, as well as showing you several caliber conversions including a .22 cal conversion and even how to make your Glock into a carbine using the kit from Mech Tech!  Sights, barrels, triggers, magazines, accessories, conversions, custom parts, and accurizing are all covered!

T.R. also provides you with an amazing array of tricks, tips, and modifications he has learned from working on thousands of Glocks, including:  trigger mods, frame changes, safeties, extractor, and ejector mods.  He'll give you honest opinions on barrels and porting systems and show you how to fit them for the best accuracy.  You'll learn what parts will give you the best return in accuracy for dollars spent and what to avoid.  T.R. even explains the differences in the factory parts that are available, and which ones can be interchanged between different model guns. 

Master Gunsmith Gene Shuey then teaches you how to customize the Glock by revealing the four areas you can greatly improve on this excellent pistol! There is no doubt the Glock pistol is a reliable workhorse for law enforcement, military, and personal protection. However, there are four areas of the Glock pistol that anyone with the right training and just basic skills can improve: The sights, the barrel (for accuracy and the ability to safely shoot lead bullet reloads), the grip frame (better fit, grip, and reduced felt recoil) and the trigger pull.  To get the most out of your Glock you need to know how to address each of these areas and in this course Gene Shuey and AGI show you how, step-by-step. 

Mr. Shuey is well known for building extremely high-end pistols. 

Entire feature articles have been written about his work in gun magazines around the world.  Over the years he has refined his process for converting Glocks into the finest concealed carry and competition pistols available anywhere. He now shares with you everything he has learned from spending thousands of hours 

working on these guns. You will learn how to build guns like his!

Follow along as he shows you numerous different sight options currently available and helps you make your choice.  He selects an aftermarket "drop-in" barrel, installs it, and demonstrates how to test for proper fit, as well as polish the chamber for reliable feeding. He shows you how to enhance the grip and increase the adhesion of the grip so it won't slip during rapid firing or when your hands are sweaty, wet, or slippery. Gene will also show you how to install a thumb safety.

Furthermore, he teaches you how to greatly improve your trigger pull by installing a lighter trigger connector, springs, and smoothing and tuning the parts. You will learn how to select and install an approved recoil spring assembly to reduce felt recoil and improve reliability.

In the advanced techniques section Mr. Shuey demonstrates installing and modifying a custom slide and how to machine in a sight track, as well as bevel the side and front edges for a striking appearance and smooth, concealed carry. He teaches you how to perform an advanced and comprehensive trigger job that speeds up lock time with a Titanium firing pin, then shows you how to install the Cominoli "1911 style" thumb safety. Youll also see him show and explain the pros and cons of an extensive assortment of the slide stops and magazine releases available as both factory and aftermarket parts.  Gene reveals how to recontour the shape of your grip and enhance the surface texture to create a grip that fits your hand like a glove. He even shows how to systematically make money building custom Glocks by creating a reuseable, model specific template to ensure a perfect job each and every time. On top of all that, he covers finishing options such as hard chrome, DLC, and bluing.

Simply a MUST HAVE COURSE for anyone who wants to build Custom Glocks.  All the DVDs in the Glocksmithing Course are indexed to help the user quickly find the information they are looking for.   You will learn how to modify your Glock into a custom carry gun using the step-by-step, detailed instruction you have come to expect from AGI. 

This certified course on DVD includes 17 hours of video instruction, a complete set of professional class notes on the Glock pistol, with close-ups and lists of sources, testing, a Glocksmithing Certificate, and Certified Glocksmith patch to wear on your shop apron or shooting jacket upon completion of your online test. As an additional bonus we have included a recording of a one-time Live Classroom course by Gene Shuey on how-to do a professional Glock Trigger Job fast and still get safe premium results using existing parts. This alone will save you thousands of dollars over time. 

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.