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Armourer

#1
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So, even though I initially wanted to apply as a Metalsmith, Ive been given the option of armourer, all in all the job looks excellent, engineering qualifications, and generally engineering, exactly what I want to do. It does mention you may be sent out in hostile situations, fair enough. But other than checking weapons etc, what sort of scenarios would I encounter in the job? Obviously I will be asking my recruiter when my medical form gets sent back, but until then I'd like to know as the job sounds very interesting to me!
 
#2
Inspections, repairs, brasso, sam brown belts, and every other sodding job your moron of a QM can think of you doing whilst at the same time dragging you into his office every 10 minutes for not been in 3 places at once.
 
#4
All depends on what type of unit you are posted to. A regiment of the Royal Armoured Corps, for example, will see you clambering around tanks. If you go to a REME battalion, however, you may deal with just small arms- rifles, pistols, etc.

Have you browsed the REME forum at all? You will find out a lot more there than here.
 
#7
Have you browsed the REME forum at all? You will find out a lot more there than here.

Copy, paste, copy, paste....

If you want to know about joining up, this is the right forum. If you want to know about a specific job in a specific regiment or corps, go to their forum. For the countless people that use this forum, I would guesstimate that about 10 are adults, possibly less than that actually serving. The REME have their forum for talking about REME things. That's where to find your answers.
 

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