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SteveL
02-03-15, 16:59
This isn't actually in Florida, but I'm posting it here anyway because it's only about a 45-60 minute drive up from Jacksonville for anyone who's interested.

Semper Paratus Arms will be in St. Marys, GA in April. This course will be at the Camden County Sheriff''s Office (Substation) and is open to all law enforcement, military and civilians.

Course registration and payment will be conducted through http://www.semperparatusarms.com/cou...-registration/. There is an option for students to make (2) split payments for the course. Payment must be made in full before the course starts.

Dates: April 18/19 2015
Time: 0830-1700
Location: Camden County S.O (Substation)
6350 Highway 40 East
St. Marys, GA.


Cost: $350 per person

STUDENTS MUST BRING A COMPLETE AR STYLED WEAPON OR PARTS KIT.

Additionally there is a new "minimalist" tool kit for the course. Please contact for details.

All tools can be purchased through Brownells and it is the recommended source. http://www.brownells.com. The complete tool list is only required if you are building a weapon. The "minimalist" kit is the minimum required.

Specialized Armament also has various punches available. http://www.specializedarmament.com/

Complete set of steel punches- 1/16, 5/64, 3/32, 1/8, 5/32 (Starrett is preferred)
Complete set of roll pin holders
Complete set of roll pin punches
Nylon and Brass Hammer (1 oz.)
Small to medium pair of needle nose pliers
Large flat tip screwdriver or variable tip screwdriver set
Bolt Catch Pin Punch
Pivot Pin Installation Tool
Note taking material

Minimalist Tool List

Glock Punch
Nylon and Brass gun smithing hammer. (1 oz)
6" flat tip screwdriver or correct allen wrench for grip screw
Pivot pin installation tool- http://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-to...prod26488.aspx
1/16 flat punch (Starrett is recommended)


Instructor will be bringing a variety of specialty tools to the class, to include a vise, vise blocks, etc......


Overview

This class will be taught using various media sources (videos, powerpoints and pictures) as well as well as hands on with functional weapons provided by the students. At the conclusion of the course all students should be able to fully disassemble and assemble a functional weapon from parts. In addition they should be able to recognize common malfunctions and be able to troubleshoot issues that are frequently encountered. We will cover standard AR's, SBR's and AR pistols. We will be installing barrels, staking carrier keys, replacing extractors, etc....

Students will have the opportunity to fix issues during the course such as stakings, etc... and check the weapon using gages.

The course will conclude with all students taking a written test as well as hands on test which will include the complete disassembly and reassembly of the weapon followed by a functions test.

TD 1

-Introduction to the AR15 platform, its history, and cycle of operation
-Parts breakdown and nomenclature
-Tool and equipment selection as well as proper usage
-Basic disassembly and reassembly (upper and lower)

TD 2

-Overview of TD 1
-Inspection criteria
-Troubleshooting and malfunctions
-Maintenance
-Complete and detailed disassembly and assembly of weapon
-Written test and certificate issuance

Instructor Bio

This course will be taught by a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S Coast Guard with over 27 years of experience working with the AR15 family of weapons. In 2005 he entered into the private sector working in Iraq and Afghanistan as an armorer/ instructor for several large private military companies supporting the Department of Defense and the Department of State. He has attended and completed numerous factory armorer courses from such companies as Beretta, Barrett, Colt, Dillon Aero, FNHUSA, Glock, Knights’ Armament, Remington, and SigSauer.