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Post by Glenn Barber on 3/16/2012, 8:31 am

Hey Guys,

I am really interested in learning as much as I can about Gunsmithing. Building a 1911 is very intriquing and i would love to be able to work on my guns myself - Not going in to business I guess more as a Hobby - do you guys have any suggestions which Schools (Online) would be the best?

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Post by AllAces on 3/16/2012, 9:27 am

If you are located in PA, or close by, you might want to take a look at Jim Garthwaite's school. Especially if you are interested in 1911s. Not inexpensive, but you do end up with a hand fitted 1911 to your specs, and training from one of the top gunsmiths in the world. I planning on the school as a retirement gift to myself.

Others will be along shortly to recommend other schools.

http://www.garthwaite.com/services/classes.php

Another good website is Gunsmiths.com

http://www.gunsmiths.com/articles.php
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Post by Glenn Barber on 3/16/2012, 11:05 am

Thank You - I am in Middle Tennessee (Spring Hill) PA is a little ways away for me. Do you think Jim Garthwaite has Online courses or maybe some books to purchase?

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Post by AllAces on 3/16/2012, 11:24 am

Here's two in NC, as close as I could find to TN

Montgomery Community College
1011 Page Street
P.O. Box787
Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 800-839-6222

Piedmont Community College
1715 College Drive
P.O. Box1197
Roxboro, NC 27573
Phone: 336-599-1181

And one online, PennFoster

http://www.pennfoster.edu/gunsmith/index.html?semkey=Q192630&gclid=CLaJ4v7p664CFQMRNAodlQhfHw
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Post by Glenn Barber on 3/16/2012, 12:46 pm

Thank You - I have sent off for the Penn Foster Info - yea, NC is next Door but I need to Stay around here I guess. There is also another Site where you learn by videos. It is suppose to be pretty good.

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Post by George-A on 5/13/2012, 8:05 am

Glenn,
I think what you are looking for is
http://www.americangunsmith.com/
these videos are pretty good but expensive. The penn foster and such are a total waste of time and money.

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