Books for Gunsmiths and Hobbyists…

Gordy Gritters well-known Benchrest gunsmith, along with Fred Zeglin custom gunmaker; wrote this definitive work detailing the processes required to extract all the accuracy possible from a rifle…

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I Grew Up on John Wayne

In early October of 2011 the Wayne family decided to auction the personal belongings of John Wayne.  When I saw this auction advertised, I looked through the catalog…

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Ackley Wrote Five (5) Books

A friend told me a few years ago when we were talking about teaching gunsmithing, “You have the curse of knowledge.”  From time to time I am reminded…

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Good News for you E Reader Fans

Gun Digest has released P.O. Ackley, America’s Gunsmith as an Ebook.Naturally the E version of the book will contain all the same information and high quality photos, just…

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Cole Agee, Engraver

It’s not documented when Cole Agee came to work with P.O. Ackley & Co. in Tinidad, Colorado. It was probably in the time frame of 1946 and 47 as…

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NEW BOOK: P.O. Ackley, America’s Gunsmith

By Fred Zeglin Format: Hardcover Published, March 2017 Parker Otto Ackley world renowned gunsmith, ballistician, wildcatter, barrel maker, teacher and writer perhaps had more influence on modern shooting and…

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