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Glock Maintenance Course - January 24th

Discussion in 'Glockers of the Old Dominion' started by RandySmith, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. RandySmith


    Mar 1, 2001
    Staunton, Va.
    This course is designed to provide the Glock enthusiast with information and hands-on training for the proper maintenance and diagnostics of the Glock pistol.

    The course will be held at the Natural Bridge Hotel in Natural Bridge, Va., on Saturday, January 24th. The course will start at 8am and last until approximately 5pm. Participants will receive an armorer’s tool and inspection plate.

    Topics Covered:

    Proper Pistol Operation
    Theory of Operation
    Field / Detail Stripping
    Assembly and Safety Testing
    Factory Upgrades
    Sight Replacement
    Magazine Disassembly / Assembly
    Cleaning and Lubrication
    Preventative Maintenance
    Diagnosing Common Problems

    Participants are expected to bring a Glock pistol with magazine, cleaning supplies, and safety glasses. If you do not yet own a Glock pistol, you are still welcome to attend the class. We have a limited number of pistols available on a first come - first served basis.

    A special overnight package deal includes the Glock Maintenance Course, overnight accommodations at the historic Natural Bridge Hotel, and the Hotel’s fabulous Friday night seafood buffet, all for the price of $199. Other options available; call for details.

    Please contact Randy Smith at 540-414-5449 or via email at for additional information and course registration. You must register for this class by January 9th to be eligible for the overnight package.

    Note: This course is not sponsored by Glock, Inc. You will not become a Glock Certified Armorer by attending this course. This course is for informational purposes only.

    Last edited: Dec 15, 2008
  2. Forgive the newb question but what is an inspection plate? Is it the huge mouspad with all the glock stuff on it?

    More questions, will normal eye glasses glasses count?

  3. RandySmith


    Mar 1, 2001
    Staunton, Va.
    No problem at all, glad to help.

    The inspection plate installs in place of the slide cover plate and allows you to see the engagement between the trigger bar and firing pin lug. It is orange in color and about half as tall as the standard cover plate.

    Regular eyeglasses will be fine.


    Edited to add:
    Here's a picture of the inspection plate along with a standard cover plate.

    Last edited: Dec 18, 2008
  4. RandySmith


    Mar 1, 2001
    Staunton, Va.
    There are a few slots still available for this course. If you are interested in the overnight package, I need to know by this coming Friday (1/9) in order to guarantee your room.