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Program Costs - Gunsmithing

The following tools and supplies are recommended for purchase prior to beginning the Gunsmithing program:

 

Basic Initial Tool List                                                                              updated 02/07/14

 

Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

*Recommended for purchase prior to beginning program*

Brownells Magna Tip Screwdriver set

#080-112-081

       $110.00   ea

Brownells

Brownells, Magna Tip thin bit set

#080-120-000

          $40.00

Brownells

Starting and Center punches

#587-465-062, 587-465-093,

587-465-165, 587-113-455

          $20.00 

Brownells

Double face hammer                      

#818-600-100

          $20.00

Brownells

Punch set/Starret      

#827-525-860

          $53.00

Brownells

Roll pin punch set

#354-000-025

          $29.00

Brownells

Torx bit set

#080-435-000

          $17.00

Brownells

Allen wrenches inch

#123-109-000

          $14.00

Brownells

Allen wrenches metric

#123-110-000

          $15.00

Brownells

Needle file set

#249-210-0300

       $110.00

Brownells

8” flat pillar file

#191-399-470

          $27.00

Brownells

6” mill file

#191-083-850

             $9.00

Brownells

File Handles

#016-100-000              

          $15.00

Brownells

6” triangular file

#382-1290

             $5.00

Enco

File set

#382-1308

          $87.00

Enco

6” round file

#382-1264

             $7.00

Enco

8” round file/smooth

#619-0248

          $10.00

Enco

Dykem layout fluid

#825-8310

             $6.00

Enco

6” dial calipers

#619-3159

          $36.00

Enco

0-1” micrometer

#619-3106

          $28.00

Enco

Depth Micrometer

#602-3019

       $160.00

Enco

Dial Indicator kit

#625-1300

          $39.00

Enco

Parallel set

#637-7530

          $58.00

Enco

Edge finder

#327-2821

          $10.00

Enco

Thread gauge

#615-6326

          $15.00

Enco

6” 4R steel rule

#326-1075

             $5.00

Enco

12” 4R combination square set

#638-7653

          $49.00

Enco

115 pc drill bit set

#337-2212

       $275.00

Enco

Center drill set

#891-4348

          $49.00

Enco

4 - ¼” tool bits

#383-5216

             $3.00   ea

Enco

3 - 5/16” tool bits

#383-5220

             $3.50   ea

Enco

20 pc end mill set

#321-0001

       $140.00

Enco

Lathe center gauge

#326-1096

             $7.00

Enco

Feeler gauge set

#317-1833

             $9.00

Enco

X-acto knife

#505-0371

             $2.25

Enco

Knife blades

#891-5475

             $1.40

Enco

Welding Gloves

#505-4144

             $6.40

Enco

5 piece Plier set

#990-2250

          $30.00

Enco

Stainless Steel Brush

#505-1061

             $1.35

Enco

Test indicator and base set

326-1369, 890-9841

       $172.00

Enco

12” hacksaw & bi metal blades/32 teeth

 

          $20.00

Hardware stores

3 Ballpeen hammers – 8oz/16oz/28oz)

 

          $35.00

Hardware stores

Safety glasses

 

             $3.00

Hardware stores

Metal scribe – carbide tipped

 

          $10.00

Hardware stores

10” adjustable wrench

 

          $15.00

Hardware stores

Set of pad locks for lockers

 

          $10.00

Hardware stores

(2) Bearings

# 35434364

          $10.00      ea

MSC

 

The following information is based on current tuition rates; tuition and student fees are set by the NC Leglislature and are subject to change.
Note: All Fees & Supplies amounts are estimates. For an itemized list of supplies by semester, please see below Tuition and Fees table.

 Tuition and Fees In-State Costs Out-of-State Costs

Financial Aid & Scholarships

 

 

 

Financial aid is available to students who qualify.

 Please note that federal Pell Grants are not available for some certificate options however, MCC Foundation scholarships may be available.

To find out if you qualify, start by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For step-by-step help with completing your financial aid application, go to MCC's Financial Aid page.

 

The Montgomery Community College Foundation has these program-specific scholarships available for students in the Gunsmithing program.

 

Brownells Gunsmithing Scholarships

Hunters Helping Kids

Friends of the NRA Scholarships (NRA funded scholarships)

NRA Foundation Scholarships (NRA funded scholarships)

Theodore C. Sanders Gunsmithing Scholarship

William "Billy" H. Johnson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

 

The Montgomery Community College Foundation has scholarships available to students who may not qualify for other types of financial aid. To see all the scholarships available through the MCC Foundation, follow this link. The first step is to complete a FAFSA.

 

 

 

 

1st Semester FALL    
     Tuition 1080.00 3960.00
     Fees & supplies 355.60 355.60
     Total 1278.10 4158.10
     
1st Semester SPRING    
     Tuition 1152.00 4224.00
     Fees & supplies 2913.58 2913.58
     Total 4065.58 7137.58
     
1st Semester SUMMER    
     Tuition 432.00 1584.00
     Fees & supplies 432.60 432.60
     Total 864.60 2016.60
     
2nd Semester FALL    
     Tuition 1152.00 4224.00
     Fees & supplies 1641.60 1641.60
     Total 2793.60 5865.60
     
2nd Semester SPRING    
     Tuition 1080.00 3960.00
     Fees & supplies 509.60 509.60
     Total 1589.60 4469.60
     
2nd Semester SUMMER    
     Tuition 432.00 1584.00
     Fees & supplies 204.70 204.70
     Total 636.70 1788.70
 Graduation Fee 35.00 35.00
Total tuition, fees & books $11,420.68 $25,628.68

 Tuition costs listed are based on credit hours required for the Associate in Applied Science degree. Diploma and certificate options require fewer credit hours and a lower tuition cost.

 

Itemized supply list by semester

 

 

Fall Semester - 1st year

 

Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

 

GSM 111 Gunsmithing I: Lab fee for materials

 

       $50.00

MCC

GSM 120 Gunsmithing Tools: Lab Fee  for materials

 

     $100.00

MCC

 

Spring Semester – 1st year

 

Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

GSM 123

Recoil pad – Pachmyr or kick eez

 

       $22.00  &up

Brownells

Brownells screw driver tips for recoil pads

#080-136-000

         $3.00

Brownells

Gunline barrel bedding tools – kit

#364-700-000

       $97.00

Brownells

(1) Nickolson Cabinet Rasp #49

#191-188-460

       $49.00

Brownells or The Woodworking Shop

5 pcs Indexable Carbide Turning set

#325-7225

     $129.98

Enco


 

GSM 123


Chisel & Gouge set – 8 total

(3 chisels & 5 gouges)

#’s 541-000-001, 541-000-005, 541-000-006, 541-000-007, 541-000-008, 541-000-011, 541-000-012, 541-000-013

     $280.00

 

 

 

       $25.00  + ea

Brownells or The Woodworking Shop

 

 

Also, available at woodworkingshop.com

Rig Grease in can

#167-400-458

       $14.00

Brownells

(1) Jerrow’s Inletting Black  (Gold is optional)

#457-001-050

         $8.00

Brownells

(1) Custom Oil – spray finish in satin or gloss

choose one: #209-101-014 – satin #209-100-014 – gloss

       $14.00

Brownells

(1) Custom oil – liquid form

#209-000-002

       $12.00

Brownells

(1)3M rubber hand sanding block

 

       $10.00

Lowes

5  sheets each – 3M Sandblaster or Klingspore wood sand paper

9”x 11”size, 180, 220, 320, 400, 600 grits

         $7.00 pack

Lowes  or The Woodworking Shop

5 sheets each – 3M or equivalent, Silicon Carbide wet/dry sand paper

9”x 11” size, 220, 320, 400, 600, 1000 grits

         $9.00  pack

Lowes or The Woodworking Shop

Hard rifle case

 

       $25.00

 

Dust Respirator

 

       $25.00

 

Modeling clay for bedding

 

       $10.00

 

Two piece stock blank for rifle or shotgun – mid or AA grade preferred

 

     $150.00  & up

See attached list of wood vendors

(1) Bolt handle for welding

#095-001-001

       $14.00

Brownells

GSM  125

Commercial Safety / low profile for scope clearance – Buehler style or swing style

#240-001-980

       $38.00

Brownells

(1) package of 3 jeweling brushes

#080-558-003

         $8.00

Brownells

(2) 1/4” & 3/16” cratex jewelling rods

#190-036-002 & 190-046-002               

         $8.00  ea

Brownells

Rawhide mallet

#672-196-003

       $34.00

Brownells

1 pack grease pencils

#347-125-600

       $12.00

Brownells

Carbide rotary burrs

#317-710-002

       $17.00

Brownells

Dremel tool cutoff wheels & mandrel

#257-400-409, # 257-125-402

         $8.00

Brownells

Floating Reamer Holder

#513-054-001

     $100.00  **

Brownells

#3 Morse taper shank

#513-054-038

       $20.00  **

Brownells

Surgical Tubing

#084-076-002

       $12.00

Brownells

(2) Taper taps,  6-48 thread

#395-648-001

         $3.00  ea

Brownells

(2) Plug taps,  6-48 thread

#748-001-648

       $16.00  ea

Brownells

(2) Bottom taps, 6-48 thread

#748-002-648

       $16.00  ea

Brownells

(2) small block rectangular rubber erasers for polishing

 

         $5.00

CVS, Walmart, Eckard

Cleaning Kit-pistol & rifle- 22 caliber & Up

 

       $20.00

 

Rifle Scope

 

       $45.00  & up

 

Sako Extractor – Superior Shooting Systems

See Instructor for size

       $25.00

 

Recoil Lug

See Instructor

       $40.00

 

Timney Trigger

See Instructor

     $150.00

 

Rifle barrels for projects – 3 needed

(3) Rifles barrels, pre countoured, stainless steel or chromoly steel

Shilen barrels, Krieger barrels, Lilja, Hart, Douglas barrels

     $120.00  & up

See list for information

Rifle barrels for projects – 3 needed

(1) Mauser 98 action, military or commercial, military preferred

(Must have at least one Mauser)

 

     $150.00  & up

SOG International, Gun shows, Gunbroker.com, Gunsamerica.com, Sarco, J&G Sales

(1) Remington 700 action (must have at least one 700 action)

 

     $350.00  & up

 

GSM 123

(1) Winchester 70 action, push feed or controlled round feed.

Will also accept Ruger 77, 1903 Springfield, Montana Rifleman 1999, Dakota 76, Sako 75

 

     $450.00  & up

 

 

Summer Session – 1st year

 

Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

GSM 127

Stone set – Ceramic

#080-721-621

       $40.00

Brownells

India stone – medium

#657-246-146

       $15.00

Brownells

India stone – fine

#657-246-246

       $15.00

Brownells

Stone set – Arkansas/fine

#975-104-000

       $40.00

Brownells

Flat spring assortment

#025-149-000

       $35.00

Brownells

60 degree sight file

# 080-648-060

       $45.00

Brownells

65 degree sight file

#080-648-265

       $28.00

Brownells

(2) Dovetail blanks

#579-087-100

         $5.00 ea

Brownells

(4) Firearms disassembly books

#251-861-001, #251-861-04,

 #251-861-005, #100-003-412

       $25.00  ea

Brownells

(2) Sets Scope rings (standard style- your choice)

 

       $25.00  ea

Brownells

(2) Scope bases – leupold standard style

 

       $25.00  ea

Brownells

Gun Digest Book of Rimfire Rifles-Disassembly & Reassembly

 

 

Amazon.com only


GSM 127

Gun Digest Book of Revolvers-Disassembly & Reassemby

 

 

Amazon.com only

1 lb each – rifle, pistol, & shotgun powder

 

       $25.00  ea

Store purchases – reloading supplies

100 each – Rifle, pistol, & shotgun primers

 

         $4.00  ea

 

100 each – Unprimed rifle & pistol brass & shotgun hulls

 

          $****

 

100 each – Rifle & pistol bullets

 

       $25.00  ea

 

100 – shotgun wads

 

       $15.00

 

25 lbs of shotgun shot

 

       $35.00

 

 

Fall Semester – 2nd Year

 

Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

GSM 223

Sling swivel stud set

#593-131-100

       $11.00

Brownells

6” barrette file

#191-350-730

       $32.00

Brownells

8” American pattern #2 cut file

#191-058-860

       $14.00

Brownells

S & W hand window file

#080-754-000

       $32.00

Brownells

Recoil Pad-to be determined

 

       $30.00

Brownells

GSM 230

1911 barrel

 

     $150.00

Brownells

1911 barrel bushing

 

       $15.00

Brownells

1911 beavertail grip safety

 

       $35.00

Brownells

1911 combat style hammer

 

       $45.00

Brownells

Rifle Stock Blank wood – AA grade wood

 

     $200.00

See wood vendors  list

Forend tip & grip cap wood

 

       $30.00

Store/ online purchases

1911 Semi auto pistol – GI model – Springfield Armory or equivalent

 

     $625.00

Store/ online purchases

S&W model 10 revolver or equivalent double action S&W revolver

 

     $300.00  & up

Store/online purchases

 

Spring Semester – 2nd Year

 

Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

GSM 227

Sling swivel studs – 2 sets

#593-131-100

       $11.00

Brownells

(3) recoil pads – pachmyer or Kick eez

Determined by stock dimensions

       $30.00  ea

 

Semi Inlet rifle stock - wood  AA grade

 

     $150.00  & up

 

Composite rifle stock

 

     $275.00  & up

High Tech Specialties, Mcmillan, Manner, HS Precision, Bell & Carlson

2” x 48” sanding belt – 150 grit

#337- 0444

         $2.00

Enco

2” x 48” sanding belt – 240 grit

#337- 0447

         $2.00

Enco

2” x 48” sanding belt – 320 grit

#385- 2320

         $2.00

Enco

 

Summer Session – 2nd Year

 

 Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

GSM 225

Lab Fee for Materials

               

       $40.00

MCC

Pin Vise

#345-090-000

       $16.00

Brownells

WD-40

 

       $10.00

Hardware stores

Express Blue

#575-200-004

         $6.00

Brownells

One quart of Denatured Alcohol

 

         $7.00

Store or online Purchases

(5)Sand paper – Silicon Carbide or Aluminum Oxide Wet/Dry, paper backed

9”x 11” size - grits – 180, 220, 320, 400, 600, 1000

         $7.00  pack

Store or online Purchases

(2) each – 2” x 72” Trizact sanding belts – Grey

All grits, 180 (A100), 240 (A65), 400 (A45), 600 (A30), 1200 (A16), 1800 (A6) grits

         $6.10  ea

From Stephen Bader Co

 (See list of suppliers)

1 quart transmission fluid

 

         $5.00

 

(2) 1” foam brushes

 

         $2.00

 

Spray bottle

 

         $3.00

 

Cotton work gloves

 

         $6.00

 

(4) Cork plugs

 

         $2.00

 

End cutter pliers

 

         $8.00

 

(10) Steel or nickel plated alligator clips

 

         $5.00

 

 

** Optional but recommended **

 Total Estimated Tool List Cost: $7,400.00

 

Vendor Listings

Brownell’s

www.brownells.com

800-741-0015

When contacting Brownells for the first time to set up an account, let them know you are a Gunsmithing student at MCC and you will receive discounted pricing on all orders.

Stephen Bader Co.

www.stephenbader.com

518-753-4456

Klingspore’s The Woodworking Shop

www.woodworkingshop.com

 

Midway USA

www.midwayusa.com

800-243-3220

Enco Tool Supply

www.use-enco.com

800-873-3626

MSC Industrial Supply

www.mscdirect.com

800-645-7270

Shilen Barrels

www.shilen.com

972-875-5318

Krieger Barrels

www.kriegerbarrels.com

262-628-8558

Douglas Barrels

www.douglasbarrels.net

304-776-1341

Lilja Barrels

www.riflebarrels.com

406-826-3084

Hart Barrels

www.hartbarrels.com

315-677-9841

McMillan Stocks

www.mcmfamily.com

623-582-9635

Manner Stocks

www.mannerstocks.com

816-283-3334

Distributors for stock blank wood

Calico Hardwoods, Inc.

www.Calicohardwoods.com

707-546-4045

$30 & up

Gun Stock Blanks by Cecil Fredi

www.gunstockblanks.com email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

702-382-8470

$25 to $1000

Wrights Gunstock Blanks

www.wrightsguns.com

503-666-1705

$70 & up

Hunterbid.com

www.Hunterbid.com

603-433-8908

$50 & up

Old Tree Gun Blanks

www.oldtreegunblanks.com

435-669-3901

$150 & up

 

www.macongunstock.com

660-438-4699

$225 & up

Bullberry Barrell Works

www.bullberry.com

435-635-9866

$100 to $800

Claro Walnut Gunstock Co.

www.clarowalnutgunstocks.com

530-342-5188

$50 & up

Watts Walnut

www.wattswalnut.com

573-485-8588

$100 & up

 

 

 

Basic Initial Tool List                                                                              updated 02/07/14

 

Item

Product #

Estimated Cost

Recommended Supplier

*Recommended for purchase prior to beginning program*

Brownells Magna Tip Screwdriver set

#080-112-081

       $110.00   ea

Brownells

Brownells, Magna Tip thin bit set

#080-120-000

          $40.00

Brownells

Starting and Center punches

#587-465-062, 587-465-093,

587-465-165, 587-113-455

          $20.00 

Brownells

Double face hammer                      

#818-600-100

          $20.00

Brownells

Punch set/Starret      

#827-525-860

          $53.00

Brownells

Roll pin punch set

#354-000-025

          $29.00

Brownells

Torx bit set

#080-435-000

          $17.00

Brownells

Allen wrenches inch

#123-109-000

          $14.00

Brownells

Allen wrenches metric

#123-110-000

          $15.00

Brownells

Needle file set

#249-210-0300

       $110.00

Brownells

8” flat pillar file

#191-399-470

          $27.00

Brownells

6” mill file

#191-083-850

             $9.00

Brownells

File Handles

#016-100-000              

          $15.00

Brownells

6” triangular file

#382-1290

             $5.00

Enco

File set

#382-1308

          $87.00

Enco

6” round file

#382-1264

             $7.00

Enco

8” round file/smooth

#619-0248

          $10.00

Enco

Dykem layout fluid

#825-8310

             $6.00

Enco

6” dial calipers

#619-3159

          $36.00

Enco

0-1” micrometer

#619-3106

          $28.00

Enco

Depth Micrometer

#602-3019

       $160.00

Enco

Dial Indicator kit

#625-1300

          $39.00

Enco

Parallel set

#637-7530

          $58.00

Enco

Edge finder

#327-2821

          $10.00

Enco

Thread gauge

#615-6326

          $15.00

Enco

6” 4R steel rule

#326-1075

             $5.00

Enco

12” 4R combination square set

#638-7653

          $49.00

Enco

115 pc drill bit set

#337-2212

       $275.00

Enco

Center drill set

#891-4348

          $49.00

Enco

4 - ¼” tool bits

#383-5216

             $3.00   ea

Enco

3 - 5/16” tool bits

#383-5220

             $3.50   ea

Enco

20 pc end mill set

#321-0001

       $140.00

Enco

Lathe center gauge

#326-1096

             $7.00

Enco

Feeler gauge set

#317-1833

             $9.00

Enco

X-acto knife

#505-0371

             $2.25

Enco

Knife blades

#891-5475

             $1.40

Enco

Welding Gloves

#505-4144

             $6.40

Enco

5 piece Plier set

#990-2250

          $30.00

Enco

Stainless Steel Brush

#505-1061

             $1.35

Enco

Test indicator and base set

326-1369, 890-9841

       $172.00

Enco

12” hacksaw & bi metal blades/32 teeth

 

          $20.00

Hardware stores

3 Ballpeen hammers – 8oz/16oz/28oz)

 

          $35.00

Hardware stores

Safety glasses

 

             $3.00

Hardware stores

Metal scribe – carbide tipped

 

          $10.00

Hardware stores

10” adjustable wrench

 

          $15.00

Hardware stores

Set of pad locks for lockers

 

          $10.00

Hardware stores

(2) Bearings

# 35434364

          $10.00      ea

MSC

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