2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

GST 270 - Guild Firearms

Description: Assembly and construction of guild quality traditional sporting firearms. Preparation for application to a firearm guild.

Prerequisites: GST 250  

Credits: 10
Lecture: 3
Lab: 20

Course Content:
  1. Operation of hand and machine tools
  2. Machining on rifled and smoothbore barrels
  3. Custom stock alterations
  4. Fitting and installation of custom firearm accessories
  5. Tightening and tuning of rifle, shotgun and handgun mechanisms
  6. Guild membership

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Safely operate hand and machine tools needed to create guild quality firearms. (1)
  2. Design and machine custom rifle, handgun and shotgun barrels. (2)
  3. Oil bend, install skeleton buttplates and grip caps on a custom wood stock. (3)
  4. Install adjustable comb and length of pull hardware. (4)
  5. Fine tune feeding on rifles converted to a different cartridge. (5)
  6. Tighten loose bolting on break action shotguns. (5)
  7. Build a guild quality handgun or rifle worthy of guild acceptance. (6)