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Old July 9th, 2015, 03:19 PM   #1
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Old September 12th, 2015, 09:01 PM   #2
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I took the AR course Friday night and I MOST HIGHLY recommend this class. I've taken the Sig Sauer AR15 armorer/build and various other AR related classes and Chad's class was far more informative and instructive.

Chad's class logically progresses from muzzle devices rearward to the stock, covering the use of common & specialized tools and inspection criteria along the way.

For me, what set this class apart from comparable AR classes I've taken was Chad's use of literally hundreds of photographs and dozens of sample damaged or otherwise defective parts giving the student excellent physical and visual cues and clues to look for and remember.

He passed around or showed pictures of damaged bolt carriers, gas tubes, bolts, gas keys, barrels, etc... we were shown examples of virtually everything that I would never would think to check for damage or dangerous wear:

"I laughed, I cried, it was better than Cats."

But seriously, as a visual thinker, I will remember this class material better because of those examples.

In addition, he passed around his specialized tools and we all used them to gauge or inspect our equipment during the class. I got to inspect my barrel with a bore scope which was cool. And using just a fingernail, I found I have one slightly worn bolt cam pin, which could explain some cycling issues I've occasionally had with that upper assembly.

I had never met Chad before, but I have read and heeded his helpful gunsmithing posts. Right from the outset of the class, you immediately see he knows this material cold. He is polite and professional and the class was conducted accordingly. The pace was excellent, moving quickly through material but taking the occasional question and pausing for any before moving on to the next unit.

I'm hoping Chad will consider offering an AR build unit or even a whole separate build class; I would sign up for that in a heartbeat.
Nicely written summary. Should put it on the SOTAR testimonials page ... http://www.schooloftheamericanrifle.com/testimonials/


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Old September 26th, 2015, 09:02 PM   #3
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Confidence

I just completed my first complete AR-15 build. I have wanted to do this for quite a while but I lacked the confidence to complete the upper receiver.

Thanks to Clandestine's AR-15 Armorers course I learned the skills and gained the confidence to complete my first full build.
  • Engage Armament stripped upper and lower receivers
    KAK 16" barrel
    ALG V2 Hand guard
    AAC Break/Flash 51 tooth muzzle adapter
    ALG ACT trigger
    CMMG no trigger lower parts kit
    Leighter-Wise Manufacturing billet dust cover
    Aim Surplus Nitride BCG
    BCM Mod4 charging handle
    Magpul CTR stock
    Eotech red dot

I fired 80 rounds today in the rain to function test and zero the red dot. No malfunctions! and a 1.5" group at 100 using cheap 55 grain PMC ammo and a red dot.

Thanks again for the great class.
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Old September 27th, 2015, 01:38 AM   #4
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Perrin, cool gun and nice shooting! The class was empowering, indeed.


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Old September 27th, 2015, 01:39 AM   #5
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Old September 27th, 2015, 05:06 AM   #6
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Old September 27th, 2015, 05:16 AM   #7
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Awesome, congrats!!
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Old September 27th, 2015, 05:40 AM   #8
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Nice choice on the upper!
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Old September 27th, 2015, 04:14 PM   #9
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Congrats on what is the first of many builds.


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Old September 27th, 2015, 04:44 PM   #10
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Nice looking rifle. Beware... It may multiply suddenly....
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