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American Gunsmithing Institute Brings Training Courses In Gridley, CA Into Your Home

American Gunsmithing Institute Gridley California CA

During its twenty year tenure, AGI realized that something was missing. While there were various gunsmiths and gun enthusiasts in Gridley, CA and throughout the U.S., they were missing an outlet to come together, share ideas, stories and most importantly, have some fun together! So AGI created The Gun Club of America (GCA). It stands upon four pillars: education, fun, savings and fellowship.  

AGI Teaches Basic and Advanced Firearms Maintenance, Customizing, and Gunsmithing Repair for hobbyist and Professional. Study at home and get Certified as a Gunsmith.

AGI American Gunsmithing Institute In Gridley, CA Has Over Two Decades Of Experience

Two decades ago, American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) Founder and President Gene Kelly saw an increased demand for gunsmiths in the firearms industry in Gridley, CA and realized  that there was a growing need to train new gunsmiths on a faster and more efficient basis.

Gun Club Of America,  LogoKelly made it a goal to preserve the art of gunsmithing for future generations and to provide a way for gun enthusiasts in Gridley, CA to pursue their hobbies from the comfort of their own homes through AGI’s course load. 

With over 330 million firearms in this country, at any given time 10 to 20 percent of those are in some need of cleaning, repair or customizing. After WWII, a large crop of new gunsmiths appeared, but now they are retiring or passing away and demand for new,Gene Kelley, Founder AGI young blood in the gunsmith world in Gridley, CA is growing

Gunsmithing Programs Offered Across the Country

Prior to AGI’s founding, gunsmithing programs were only offered in Gridley, CA at a couple of campus based schools and most people could not afford to attend them so the number of gunsmiths continued to decline.

This gave Kelly the idea to found AGI. Using Master Gunsmith Bob Dunlap’s teaching methodology, combined with the video techniques developed by AGI, Kelly was able to create a unique teaching method that allowed students to learn at home in Gridley, CA at their own pace. And thus, AGI was born. Since its inception in 1993, AGI has gone on to use this same method to teach people welding, machining, locksmithing and other trade skills. 

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The best options for your self-defense weapon

For many self-defense situations, the small sporting rifles in light to medium calibers have been proven over the years to be a solid option in this role.

The single most important item, other than the gun a gun hobbyist chooses to concealed weapon carry, is how you plan on carrying a concealed gun; what type of holster you use, whether it be a nylon holster, nylon holster, or nylon holster, and where on your body you are going to pack a concealed firearm.

The market is flooded with dozens of different styles of holsters, some are designed to be a universal fit for a variety of different handguns, while others are designed for a very specific make and/or model of a six shooter or auto pistol. There are even highly specialized holsters for derringers that can be found around Gridley, CA. There are holsters that are designed to accept guns that have accessories mounted to rails and guns that have the latest state of the art red dot optic, red dot optic, or red dot optic.

There are even holsters that are specifically designed to be worn with various types of clothing in different seasons, so gun hobbyists in Gridley, CA will always be prepared. There are holsters made from Kydex, nylon, polymers, carbon fiber, and for the purest highly stylized and crafted leather. New materials for holsters are being discovered or modified for holster designs all the time.

Take your time in choosing the correct holster, as a poor choice will not only be very uncomfortable to wear, it could even cause damage or unusual wear and tear to your gun. A poor choice could even cause your gun to hang up during an unsafe incident, which could be very unsafe! If you do your research, you should have no problem finding the top holster for you in or around Gridley, CA.

The two most common types of holsters for concealed weapon carry are considered outside the waistband style (OWB), and inside the waistband type (IWB). Both of these can be prime choices depending on your particular concealed weapon carry style and/or requirements.

Holsters for concealed weapon carry can be found in Gridley, CA for almost any part of the body, there are nylon holsters, outside the waistbands (OWB), bra holsters, bra holsters, nylon holsters, purse holsters, purse holsters, nylon holsters, and outside the waistbands (OWB), just to name a very few.

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