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Recoil from long range rifles can shift the barrel and action in your stock with standard bedding, compromising accuracy. Achieving extreme accuracy, means using an extreme glass bedding kit. Serious gunsmiths only use premium tools and supplies.
We rely on the superior line of Pro Bed 2000 for our needs because they have a proven track record in the field – where it counts most. From Glass bedding kits and Release Agents to Pillar Bedding Kits and Adjustable Pillar Sets, you will discover these gunsmithing supplies and tools will exceed your expectations.
At Gunware, we’ve taken our profession to a whole new level by providing gunsmith tools and supplies to building your custom long range rifles better than our competition. We know gunsmithing at its finest and offer the tools to help you achieve every dream you have of customizing your rifle.
What are the basic tools used for gunsmithing?
If there’s anything our guys like to talk about more than designing and building custom rifles – it’s gunsmith tools and supplies. Whether you’re customizing a grip or machining a rifle from the block up, here’s some basic tools of what you would need;
- Gun vice: Unlike a standard bench vice, this has a few upgrades that make it a better choice for gunsmithing.
- Rifle bedding kit: Also known as a glass bedding kit, this allows the fit between stock and action. Try not to go cheap on this one, either.
- Hand tools: you will need a set of hand tools specifically for gunsmithing.
Does gunsmithing require a license or certification?
If you’re tinkering and customizing your own personally owned firearms, then no. Otherwise, you will be considered a dealer by the ATF if you “engage in the business of engraving, customizing, refinishing or repairing firearms” as a career or profession and a license is most assuredly required. Also, strict record-keeping is required by law.
How long has gunsmithing been around?
The first firearms were invented in China during the 1200’s, and gunsmithing – a term we use that encompasses alteration and improvement – followed close on its heels. The gun barrel was later designed and added in Europe. It wasn’t until around the 1400’s that official gunsmith guilds began to form; before that – in the Middle Ages – gunsmiths were part of the blacksmith guilds. It can be argued that all the advancements of modern firearms through the centuries, from the sleek Desert Eagle to the 25mm GAU-12/U on the Harrier, were the result of custom gunsmithing, as opposed to outright invention. Either way, gunsmithing has extraordinary history worthy of this noble profession.