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Precision Rifle 101 Equipment List

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THE GEAR…IT’S BECOME A RACE UNTO ITSELF!

Let’s start this off by saying that you don’t need the latest and greatest gear that everyone in the competitive world is using to be successful in precision shooting! Your success is determined by you, and you only. Bring what you have, and use this training course as an opportunity to see what really works for you. We have a slew of gear for you to use in the event you don’t have something, so please before you spend a bunch of money, ask us first!

Overall, if there’s ANY question on the gear listed here, please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask us. If there’s anything specific outside this list that you’ll need for our sessions together we’ll discuss that individually.

Ammo

  • 400 Rounds of Match Ammunition (Please view our handload policy here.)

Weapon System

  • A precision rifle capable of shooting at least 1 Minute of Angle groups at 100 yards.
  • A magnified optic with exposed target-style turrets. (Bring your manual and tools!)
  • A scope bubble level. (If it’s not installed, don’t worry, we’ll do that in class.)
  • 2x Magazines (If your rifle uses detachable magazines.)
  • A bipod, capable of Left/Right cant adjustments.
  • A rifle sling. (We recommend the Magpul MS1 Sling.)

Nice-To-Have's

(We have a lot of this gear available for shared/loaned use during the course.)

  • Laser Rangefinder
  • Spotting Scope
  • Shooting Tripod
  • Binoculars

Support Gear

  • The Hornady 4 DOF Ballistic Solver application on your smartphone.
  • Shooting mat (If you really need one….)
  • Rear shooting support. (We recommend the Armageddon Gear Pint-Sized Gamechanger Bag)
  • Rifle cleaning kit. (Watch this video here for what we recommend.)
  • Notebook with pen, pencil, and a black sharpie marker.
  • Daypack capable of hauling all your range gear. (We recommend the Stone Glacier Kiowa bag.)

Personal Items

There is no such thing as bad weather, only a poor choice in clothing.

  • Clothing appropriate for the weather. (We recommend a merino wool hooded sun shirt, long baggy pants, and a floppy hat.)
  • Sunscreen
  • Folding chair
  • Water (Plan on consuming at least 1 gallon per day.)
  • Food for lunch, and snacks if you need them.

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