2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

GST 200 - Professional Gunsmithing

Description: Advanced gunsmithing techniques and applications of existing skills. Studies in precision barreling of rifles. Major pistol and revolver modifications. Advanced stockmaking procedures and machining of major firearm components.

Prerequisites: GST 150  

Credits: 10
Lecture: 4
Lab: 18

Course Content:
  1. Action modifications and compensator theory
  2. Assembly, fitting and tuning of aftermarket handgun components
  3. Stockmaking from a semi-inlet and flat top stock bank
  4. Advanced tooling operations for precision barreling and accurizing

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Set up and operate various machine tools including the engine lathe and manual milling machine. (1,2,4)
  2. Extensively customize pistols and revolvers. (1,2)
  3. Complete a synthetic rifle stock from semi-inlet to a finished product. (3)
  4. Safely install barrels on a variety of rifles using advanced methods. (1,4)