Beginning with a guided tour of the standard workshop, Dunlap explains how to how to fix, modify, repair, restore, rebuild and customise firearms of all kinds.
Roy F. Dunlap was an author, expert gunsmith, competitive target shooter and World War II veteran. He was not a prolific writer. His lifelong output consisted of three books and a handful of articles that appeared in various periodicals such as "Gun Digest" . Before World War II he was an active member of the famous Chicago Rifle Club where many well known gun writers would get their start to include John B. George (Shots Fired in Anger: A Rifleman's View of the Battle of Guadalcanal) He served as an armorer (a soldier who repairs and maintains firearms) in the United States Army during World War II seeing service in Egypt, New Guinea, Philippines, and Okinawa. After the war ended he returned to civilian life and moved to Tuscon, Arizona where he started his gunsmith business. He would reside for the rest of his life in the Tuscon area. He passed away in 1997 at the age of 82. (less)