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Old 03-15-2012, 05:39 AM   #1
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Hey, so i want to learn to be a gunsmith any suggestions how to do this?

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Old 03-15-2012, 05:48 AM   #2
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Search gunsmithing advise or gunsmithing classes

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Old 03-15-2012, 06:00 AM   #3
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I found something online from like Penn Foster for under a grand but i dont have the most time or the money to pay for a class like that.

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I found something online from like Penn Foster for under a grand but i dont have the most time or the money to pay for a class like that.
Then find you a smith who is willing to take on an apprentice

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Thanks that is a good idea

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Old 03-15-2012, 06:07 AM   #6
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Hey, so i want to learn to be a gunsmith any suggestions how to do this?
When you become one, come to Vegas. These rip off artist around here charge to much.
$100 to install night nights (just labor not sights)
And $35 to replace a castle nut? Part not included?

Ours are getting bad auto mechanic reps..
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When you become one, come to Vegas. These rip off artist around here charge to much.
$100 to install night nights (just labor not sights)
And $35 to replace a castle nut? Part not included?

Ours are getting bad auto mechanic reps..
Hell its Vegas. You have to expect that. Move to missouri and ill hook you up w your choice of two smiths. Only problem being you see our work and youll really be up the creek. Most of the guns in the shop for sale we have either built from action out or refurbed after a) buyin em at an auction b) takin em in trade c) takin em as straight across payment....or lack there of.

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I took the Penn foster course for s&g. I completed it in under a month but I've got an engineering and machine operator background and was already working on guns. It's a good starter program to give you a knowledge base to build from but it is very basic.

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Yeah i thought about that but i do not have the money to pay for that class.

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It's only about $800. That's about as cheap as it gets. You might be able to find a quick nra course for around $500 but that would be just for a single type of gun like glocks only

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