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Source: Star News Online Written by Sam Gentry 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...
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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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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. Each student was offered a spot in the seminar and upon successful completion received a certificate of...
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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. The morning session was a teaching demonstration for the PGS instructional staff but consisted of NRA pistol safe shooting practices....
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PGS is pleased to announce that a new Director of Instruction position was created for greater student engagement, streamline instruction to enhance learning and to bring more innovation to the classroom. We are pleased that Mr. Jamey Wojtaszek accepted the...
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Jerry, a charismatic man and a teacher at heart, is demonstrating a European Gun making process called “striking”. We in the U.S. simply call it draw filing. Its purpose is to remove rust pitting and ripples or unevenness in the steel....
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Doug Turnbull and his manager of Gunsmith’s, 2001 PGS graduate Sam Chappel, visited PGS to conduct interviews for their new special 1911 custom handguns. They interviewed several potential candidates and one or two PGS students will soon be proudly working...
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Fifteen PGS honors students who had earned a grade Point average exceeding 3.0 and excellent school attendance were permitted to attend the Brownells 1911 build course and receive credit toward their Semester IV projects. As a result of hard work...
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PGS was pleased to welcome Brownells Gunsmithing Tech Staff members to conduct an optional seminar made available to students who achieve specific GPA and attendance percentages. The seminar addresses proper application of Alternative Finishing techniques and is offered periodically to...
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