Because class size is limited to a minimum of three and maximum of six participants, you will have my personal attention and instruction during the course. I can provide special classes for military, governmental agencies, and police departments on request.
My goal is to provide you with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the procedures to build and maintain the Browning designed pistol. I’m sure your completed pistol will give you years of service as well as the satisfaction that YOU assembled one of the finest handguns ever designed.
You will learn my methods of the following:
Before participating in this course you should familiarize yourself with the operation of the John Browning designed pistol. There are some excellent publications and videos available, some through the NRA. Another good reference book, “The Colt .45 Automatic” by Jerry Kuhnausen contains a great deal of information. You may also find Hallock’s .45 Auto Handbook to be of some use.
Although your tuition includes the use of my shop bench tools, fixtures, jigs, and precision measuring instruments, you are encouraged to bring any personal tools and micrometers.
To hold your course reservation, a deposit of $1000.00 is required with the balance due at commencement of the course. There is special pricing for class attendance and observation only.
Jim Garthwaite Pistolsmith, Inc.
12130 State Route 405
Watsontown PA 17777
Phone: (570) 538-1566