DIY Gunsmithing: What tools do you need?

Presented by 1791 Gunleather: GUNS Magazine Podcast #89 — July 16, 2021
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Many people think you need a full machine shop to work on firearms but Roy Huntington disagrees. Though he owns lathes and milling machines, Roy points out that some of the greatest gunsmiths in the country use mostly hand tools, and offers his suggestions on what you can use to get started in this fun and useful hobby.


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