October 19, 2023

Website Updates

Check Out These Updates to our Website, Fall 2023 Thanks for visiting our website! We’ve added many graduate websites under Master Gunsmithing Program > Careers. On that page scroll down to #2 PA Gunsmith School® Graduate Websites. Prospective students, review the list of services on many sites to get an idea of the skill sets…

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March 26, 2021

Introduction to Engraving

Pennsylvania Gunsmith School® is proud to announce the addition and integration of Engraving to Semester II of the program. We have been working with the best in the industry for over two years to bring this to life. Engraver.com’s Tira Mitchell and Master Engraver Brian Powley have partnered with us to introduce metal engraving to…

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June 8, 2020

Celebrity ZOOM Lectures!

  Top firearms industry professionals and celebrities joined the PGS students and staff daily over the “COVID” break. So much experience, expertise and professional wisdom was shared. The camaraderie of volunteers willing to join us over ZOOM was astounding. We got to talk about what makes them successful and we even got to see behind…

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March 9, 2020

Now featuring Engraving!

PGS announces new Engraving Course! Teaming up with Engraver.com, Pulse Graver, and Master Engraver Brian Powley. Students will be learning and enjoying the fundamentals of hand engraving!

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January 23, 2020

SHOT Show 2020 Graduation


  View the graduation video! The NSSF was gracious enough to allow us to hold a very special PGS graduation ceremony at the 2020 SHOT Show. James Rice was welcomed into the Pennsylvania Gunsmith School Alumni by the staff and among the company of several PGS current students and graduates. Congratulations Jim!

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August 2, 2019

Sierra Bullets visits​ PGS

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Adam Bell, of Sierra Bullets, returned to his alma matter to give a presentation on ballistics. Adam is a 2010 graduate of PGS. Watch here!

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January 18, 2018

PGS Graduate Shot Spot New Master Gunsmith

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For the past several years, Shot Spot has offered the community a unique and exciting experience for those wanting to enjoy a shooting range, or who are shopping for guns, clothing, hunting supplies, and more.

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January 3, 2018

SHOT Show 2018!

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PGS graduates attending SHOT Show 2018, please remember to come to the photo shoot on January 25, 2018, at 2:00 pm in front of the NSSF booth! See you there!

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September 28, 2017

Brownell’s Alternate Finishes Seminar Comes to PGS!

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Dean Batchelder, Senior Technical Advisor at the well known gunsmith Supplier Brownell’s conducted 2 separate week long seminars in coatings, parkerizing, and nitre bluing.

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September 1, 2017

PGS In-Service Day at the range!

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PGS Stockmaking instructor Chris Rush, an NRA certified pistol instructor conducted the bi-annual PGS in-service day on Friday, September 1, 2017.

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