TO: NRA School Participants
FROM: Lassen Community College NRA Gunsmithing Schools
SUBJECT: GSS 87 L.E.A.S. Double Action Autopistols I and Design and Repair Double Action Autopistols I


Here is some advanced information so that you may be prepared for the class.

You will need to bring the following:

Bring at least one S&W Autopistol. SIG Arms, Beretta , Glock and Ruger. Please try to bring at least one example of each pistol or more if you have them available. It is best to try to bring pistols that are malfunctioning and their magazines.

Brownell's is the definitive source for gunsmithing tools when you have trouble finding what you need in the local hardware store. They are readily accessible on the web or can be reached by phone (800) 741-0015.

Please bring any examples of D.A. autopistols that have fired out of battery or other major malfunctions involving blown cases, etc.

Live ammo is not permitted in the classrooms or the lab.


Lockable tool box
Notebook and pen
6 or 8 Flat bastard file
6 or 8 Corner file
Set of needle files
Set of pin punches
Small ballpeen hammer ( 2 oz or 4 oz )
Screwdrivers to fit your firearms
India or Arkansas stones 1/2 x 1/2 x 6 Medium and fine
Dremel or Foredom tools if you have them
Soft weight mallet
Safety glasses
Pliers, needle nose and smooth jawed
# 8 Briley crochet hook (Beretta trigger spring assembly)
Gun cleaning kit
Bench mat or square of carpet
Cold blue
Cotton swabs
Degreaser (denatured alcohol or mineral spirits)
Test ammo for your firearms
Medium and fine emory paper
Padlocks for the gun lockers
Dial caliper
Ear muffs or plugs
Dummy rounds for function testing
5 Shop rags
Clamp on bench light with spare bulbs
Extra magazines for your pistol

Any extra parts that you feel you need instruction on as to the correct fitting procedures, please bring them.

We are looking forward to an enjoyable and productive session.