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Handgun Cleaning & Maintenance Class

Basic

Duration: 4 hours

$75.00

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Description

This Handgun Cleaning & Maintenance Class is perfect for both the brand new gun owner and veteran shooter alike. Proper inspection, cleaning, and maintenance is critical in ensuring your firearm works properly when you need it, and will continue to function throughout the years.

We will guide you through the proper cleaning, care, and maintenance of your handgun. A supply list is supplied below. No ammo allowed in the class. A safety triple check will be in place.

What you will learn about your handgun:

  • Takedown to basic large components
  • Some magazine disassembly (depending upon model)
  • How to clean and lube weapon
  • Reassembly of weapon
  • Function check of weapon
  • Discussion of general storage guidelines, maintenance guidelines and cleaning schedule

What to bring to the class:

A lot of these items can be purchased in a kit at stores carrying handgun supplies, but not all kits are the same. Below is a more specific list of items you will need to bring.

  • Gun cleaner *Do NOT bring anything not specifically designed for firearm cleaning.
  • Gun oil (Shooters Choice or Hoppe’s Elite preferred) *Do NOT bring anything not specifically designed for firearm lubrication.
  • 70% Isopropyl Alcohol
  • 30 to 40 Patches 2?x 2? – No synthetic patches allowed – only cotton. Available at Academy, Bass Pro Shops or Cabellas. Tipton, Otis and Hoppe’s brands are recommended.
  • Soft lint free cloth or hand towel
  • Silicone cloth (optional)
  • Q-tips – 12 or more
  • Nylon brush or toothbrush
  • Unloaded handgun in case or carried in a bag

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Topics Covered

What you will learn about your handgun:

  • Takedown to basic large components
  • Some magazine disassembly (depending upon model)
  • How to clean and lube weapon
  • Reassembly of weapon
  • Function check of weapon
  • Discussion of general storage guidelines, maintenance guidelines and cleaning schedule

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Types

Basic

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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Requirements

What to bring to the class:

A lot of these items can be purchased in a kit at stores carrying handgun supplies, but not all kits are the same. Below is a more specific list of items you will need to bring.

  • Gun cleaner *Do NOT bring anything not specifically designed for firearm cleaning.
  • Gun oil (Shooters Choice or Hoppe’s Elite preferred) *Do NOT bring anything not specifically designed for firearm lubrication.
  • 30 to 40 Patches 2?x 2?
  • Soft lint free cloth or hand towel
  • Silicone cloth (optional)
  • Q-tips – 12 or more
  • Nylon brush or toothbrush
  • Unloaded handgun in case or carried in a bag