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Basic Firearms Maintenance

The Basic Firearms Maintenance program will provide training in the required techniques to disassemble and re-assemble the pistol or rifle of students choice. Method of instruction will include:

  • Classroom instruction
  • Hands on performance

Prerequisite:

This is a class for beginners to learn how to properly clean and maintain firearms. He/she must have all necessary equipment, to included:

  • Firearm of choice (If not available, one can be provided)
  • Cleaning Tools (may be obtained at the range)
  • Solvents (may be obtained at the range)
  • 25 rounds of appropriate caliber ammunition for test fire (if desired)

Subjects covered:

  • Basic firearms safety
  • Proper levels of maintenance required for the firearm
  • Applicable solvents and lubricants
  • Rust prevention or removal
  • Specific disassembly instructions for the weapon
  • How to check for unusual wear and tear
  • Specific re-assembly
  • How to safely accomplish function checks on the weapon
  • Application of trouble shooting problems with weapon

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There are 20 classes scheduled for this course. Choose a scheduled class time below to continue: