Riflesmithing

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: ENGL 1276 College Composition or ENGL 1277 Technical Communications and GSTP 1202 Rifle Design and Function, GSTP 1204 Shotgun Design and Function, GSTP 1217 Firearm Business, MTTP 1208 Measuring Tools, MTTP 1245 Machine Fundamentals I

Co-Requisite: none

In this course, students learn the advanced aspects of rifle accurizing in order to optimize accuracy and diagnose problems.  They will study and practice a variety of accurizing procedures ranging from barrel bed stabilization to machining actions used to improve the ability of a firearm to absorb vibrations.  Firearm modifications are applied to improve accuracy through the implementation of machining techniques, sighting systems, trigger systems, and shooting techniques.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none