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Posted: 10/8/2007 6:28:33 PM EDT
We have arranged to bring in Greg "Sully" Sullivan from Defensive Edge to conduct a two day AR15/M16 Armorers Class. Sully has quite a reputation on this board and provides excellent training. Details as follows:

Location:
York, PA

Date: November 17th-18th (Sat-Sun)

Fee:
$350

Instructor:
Greg Sullivan "Sully"
SLR15 Rifles
TheDefensiveEdge.com


Here is a brief overview of what is covered and I can tell you it is a very busy hands on full 2-days of AR15/M16 Armoring:
History of the Weapon
Cycles of Function
General Disassembly & Assembly
Identification of Common Problems and Parts
Nomenclature
Identification of Group Components
Semi, Burst, and Full Auto Parts and Conversions
Complete Armoring Disassembly / Assembly
Barrel Replacement
Cleaning and Maintenance
Sight and Distance Considerations
Ballistic Issues
Barrel Twist, Length, and Choices
Gas System
Parts Interchangability, including Brands
Headspace
Firing Pin Protrusion
Trigger Jobs
Chamber Inspection and Polishing
Accessories and Customizing
Tool Options and Selection
Iron Sights (A1/A2/A3) Disassembly/Reassembly
Optics
Etc


All tools, manuals, and anything else that is necessary is supplied. We will provide rifles with prior arrangements so we know how many to bring. We prefer that students bring their own weapon systems to get familiar with their own configuration and modifications, plus this allows the time for a good thorough cleaning and inspection, plus we can replace and repair any parts necessary. This is a very intensive course that we cover in 2-days, so be prepared to get a lot of hands on knowledge.

All that successfully complete this course will receive Armorer's Certification, and will also have an opportunity to purchase a SLR15 rifle at a special Armorer's rate.

Law Enforcement Agencies are deploying or are in the process of issuing carbine rifles to both Field Supervisors, Field Officers, and Tactical Units. With that comes the need of having qualified Armorers or Rangemasters to service and maintain these weapons on a regular basis, as well as teach officers in the employment and use of these firearms. This course covers all M16/AR15 type weapons systems made. Armorers will be Factory Certified in the proper maintenance, care, and repair of these weapons systems, including semi-auto and select-fire trigger systems. Instructors will be Factory Certified to teach other Peace Officers in all aspects of the use and care of these weapon systems. This program follows the Manufacturer’s guidelines and is taught by FBI and NRA Certified Instructors.



Sound off if you have interest in this.

Link Posted: 10/9/2007 4:34:52 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/10/2007 4:15:37 AM EDT
Glad to hear Feral. Let me know if I can help out in any way.
Link Posted: 10/10/2007 6:22:35 PM EDT
I am in as long as me schedule will allow
I should know in a few weeks
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 7:18:28 AM EDT
I'm in.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 8:42:23 AM EDT
How many slots will be available?
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 1:43:49 PM EDT
We are looking to have approx 12 openings total. Possibly more if there is enough notice. Including Sousa we have 5 confirmed. I'll run a tally and let everyone know as we get closer.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 2:40:10 PM EDT
Put me on the list of those interested in participating in this course offering.

Thank You!
Dave
Link Posted: 10/12/2007 1:46:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/16/2007 7:16:45 PM EDT by SLR15]
Link Posted: 10/16/2007 6:55:15 AM EDT
I'll be there.
Link Posted: 10/23/2007 7:01:21 PM EDT
OK, looks like we have four persons from here interested in the class.

PrivatePile
sousa
DaGunn
ram­y

If you're a go, Sully needs a confirmation via his website, www.defensive-edge.net

We are also going to host a Shotgun Armorer's class on Monday the 19th and a Tactical Shotgun Class on the 20th. Let us knwo if you're interested.
Link Posted: 10/23/2007 9:38:23 PM EDT
Anymoreinfo on the Tactical Shotgun class? Price and location?
Link Posted: 10/24/2007 6:15:17 PM EDT

Originally Posted By sousa:
Anymoreinfo on the Tactical Shotgun class? Price and location?


$150. held on Tuesday, November 20th at Adams County Sport Handgunners Range in Adams County, just off of 15. Need approx 200rds of bird, 20+ of buck and 10 of slug. Run time is about 8 hrs.
Link Posted: 10/26/2007 10:07:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/26/2007 10:11:21 AM EDT by death451]
Great class! Sully will not disappoint, worth every cent!

By the end you will have learned alot.
Link Posted: 10/31/2007 3:49:40 PM EDT
OK -bump to the top. Can we get a count on who has all signed up? Sully is conducting a class this week so I just want to see how many from AR15 has signed up.
Link Posted: 11/6/2007 2:12:53 PM EDT
I signed up for this!

Dave
Link Posted: 11/7/2007 12:33:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By DaGunn:
I signed up for this!

Dave


Sounds good! keep them coming.
Link Posted: 11/11/2007 4:19:04 PM EDT
Finally paid my fee. I am looking forward to this!! See you on Saturday.
Link Posted: 11/14/2007 11:08:55 AM EDT
Hey all,

Sully sent out the offical times. Looks like 8-5 Saturday and Sunday. Hope to see you all there.
Link Posted: 11/14/2007 1:16:26 PM EDT
I'm looking forward to it.
Link Posted: 11/18/2007 7:16:28 PM EDT
So for those who got there, how was it?
Link Posted: 11/19/2007 4:10:29 AM EDT
It was great! Well worth it. If you have the chance, take this class.
Link Posted: 11/19/2007 2:03:22 PM EDT
outstanding!! Could not have been more detailed. Fun too!
Link Posted: 11/21/2007 4:02:23 PM EDT
how about an AAR?
Link Posted: 12/3/2007 11:28:54 AM EDT

Originally Posted By paemt:
outstanding!! Could not have been more detailed. Fun too!


I think Sully has forgot more about an AR than I will ever know these classes are worth it!

He has some other AAR on the Defensive Edge web site
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