View Full Version : Semper Paratus Arms LLC 2 Day AR15 Armorer Course Bellevue, WA May 24/25 2014

18 April 2014, 20:21
Since I know we have a large group of followers in Washington State:

Semper Paratus Arms LLC (http://www.semperparatusarms.com/) with cooperation of Weapon Outfitters (http://www.weaponoutfitters.com) will be in Washington State again at West Coast Armory in Bellevue, WA. (www.westcoastarmory.com). Semper Paratus Arms is proud to bring you a 2 day armorer course designed to cover the AR15 family of weapons. Unlike many armorer courses that are restricted to law enforcement and/or military, this course is open to all personnel (civilian, MIL and LE).

Dates: May 24/25 2014
Time: 0900-1800
Location: West Coast Armory (www.westcoastarmory.com)
Bellevue, WA

Cost: $350 per person

Students must bring a carbine or rifle or a complete parts kit.

All tools can be purchased through Brownells and it is the recommended source. http://www.brownells.com

Specialized Armament also has various punches available. http://www.specializedarmament.com/index.php?

Complete set of steel punches- 1/16, 5/64, 3/32, 1/8, 5/32 (Starrett is preferred)
Complete set of roll pin holders-
Complete set of roll pin punches-
Nylon and Brass Hammer (1 oz.)-
Small to medium pair of needle nose pliers.
Large flat tip screwdriver or variable tip screwdriver set.
Bolt Catch Pin Punch-
Pivot Pin Installation Tool-

Instructor will be bringing a variety of specialty tools to the class, to include a vise, vise blocks, etc......


This class will be taught using various media sources (videos, powerpoints and pictures) as well as well as hands on with functional weapons provided by the students. At the conclusion of the course all students should be able to fully disassemble and assemble a functional weapon from parts. In addition they should be able to recognize common malfunctions and be able to troubleshoot issues that are frequently encountered. We will cover standard AR's, SBR's and AR pistols. We will be installing barrels, staking carrier keys, replacing extractors, etc....

Students will have the opportunity to fix issues during the course such as stakings, etc... and check the weapon using gages.

The course will conclude with all students taking a written test as well as hands on test which will include the complete disassembly and reassembly of the weapon followed by a functions test.

TD 1

-Introduction to the AR15 platform, its history, and cycle of operation
-Parts breakdown and nomenclature
-Tool and equipment selection as well as proper usage
-Basic disassembly and reassembly (upper and lower)

TD 2

-Overview of TD 1
-Inspection criteria
-Troubleshooting and malfunctions
-Complete and detailed disassembly and assembly of weapon
-Written test and certificate issuance

Instructor Bio

This course will be taught by a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S Coast Guard with over 25 years of experience working with the AR15 family of weapons. In 2005 he entered into the private sector working in Iraq and Afghanistan as an armorer/ instructor for several large private military companies supporting the Department of Defense and the Department of State. He has attended and completed numerous factory armorer courses from such companies as Beretta, Barrett, Colt, Dillon Aero, FNHUSA, Glock, Knights’ Armament, Remington, and SigSauer.

19 April 2014, 07:48
Wish I lived closer

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14 May 2014, 06:19
There are still 2 vacancies in this class if anyone is in the area.