Master Gunsmith, Bob Dunlap is a renowned expert on many firearms. In this course, Bob discusses the design history of the Ruger SR series pistols. We get our first look at the various pistols and Bob shows us some of the similarities and differences in the designs.
For those of you looking for practical instruction in how to get your Ruger SR auto pistol completely apart, clean, troubleshoot, make common repairs, and get your gun back together and operating properly with none of those pesky and embarrassing leftover parts, you have come to the right place. Bob uses a cut-away gun so that you can actually see how the internal parts function and their relationship to one another. This will help you to understand the design and function of these guns.
Among the items covered in this DVD are:
Bob outlines the history of Sturm, Ruger and the lineage of the SR series guns
Designed and made in America, Bob gives us some of his opinions in regard to the newest Ruger full size auto pistols.
Design & Function
A cut-away gun is used to illustrate and demonstrate the guns design and function, including the mainspring and fire control system
The operation of the two firing pin blocking safeties is shown, trigger and magazine actuated, and explained
How the trigger bar/disconnector, sear and the hammer operate and interact is shown and demonstrated
The loaded chamber indicator on the LC9 is shown and discussed
The loading, chambering, ignition, extraction, ejection, reloading cycle is shown and described
Two things an extractor MUST do on a locked breech centerfire pistol
The cam lock system shown and explained
Understand how the built in safety systems operate in the pistol
Magazine catch operation shown
Bob demonstrates complete disassembly of the SR9 pistol, special attention given to parts that should not be disassembled under normal circumstances & why
Noted are parts under spring tension so they are not launched into Never Never Land
Use of a digital camera or cell phone camera during the disassembly is very useful during the reassembly process
Magazine removal and disassembly
Slide, barrel, and recoil spring removal
Learn how to remove the front and rear sight