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Rifle 125 (Basic Rifle) – One Day (Audubon, PA)
Jun 17, 2017 @ 8:30 am—3:30 pm EDT
1-day Basic Rifle Overview
Estimated Ammunition Required: About 200 rounds and a safe rifle in a case.
1-day Basic Rifle includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn:
- Rules for safe gun handling & range rules
- Rifle parts and operation & ammunition
- Shooting fundamentals: Five steps to firing each shot
- Natural Point of Aim
- Shooting from the prone, standing and sitting/kneeling positions to include use of the sling
- Introduction to Sight Adjustments and basic calculation of minutes of angle
- 50 foot “Morgan’s 13” Classifier
- 50 foot Qualification Test
This is our signature offering, based on traditional American riflecraft that teaches “Hits Count!” It is appropriate for a wide breadth of student skill levels. This course lays a sound foundation for students to shoot groups under time pressure from a variety of practical field positions.
All firing for this event will be at 50 feet and is limited to .22 rimfire.
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Hear the true story of Paul Revere’s famous ride and learn about the events that immediately precipitated the Revolutionary War. Paul Revere did not ride alone – many individuals played crucial roles in the events of April 19th, 1775.
This history presentation begins with alarm riders warning “the Regulars are out!” You’ll hear about the dramatic stand on Lexington Green and the “shots heard ’round the world” at Concord’s North Bridge. The tale concludes with harrowing life-or-death choices made along the 17 mile “battle road.”
This exciting tale will be woven throughout the day’s marksmanship events.
Additional Event Information
This event is open to the public and is appropriate for all ages that can safely handle a rifle.
All participants must have eye and ear protection. The club provides loaner shooting mats and GI slings and has a number of loaner rifles (S&W M&P 15-22’s) available. If you need a loaner rifle, be sure to respond in the affirmative to that question for each ticket holder who needs a loaner.
All rifles must be cased unless on the firing line.
Additional Range Information
This event will be on bay 4 of the 25 yard range. Bottled water is provided for all participants. A $5.00 range fee is required for all participants.
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