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Basic Scoped Rifle

Course Overview and Requirements

Course consists of Classroom Training, Safety Brief, and Live Fire Drills.

This course is ideal for anyone that wants to improve their fundamentals and capabilities at distances seen in normal hunting (0-350 yards).  


Length of course is 8 hours 


Items required for completion of the course

  • Scoped Rifle – Either a Bolt Action or Semi Auto (AR type or similar military type) in the .223, .308, & 30/06 range with a variable power scope with at least 9 power magnification. Weapons and Scopes should be of a serviceable hunting type grade, guns that haven’t been shot in 30 years should be test fired before coming), we want to make sure it will fire and not hurt you or someone else. It is preferred that you have at least two magazines for semi-automatic’s, in case one fails.

  • Ammunition – minimum of 100-140 rounds of hunting grade ammunition (no unsafe ammunition that you dug out of grandpa’s footlocker, as we will not have time for you to run to the store and pick up more ammo if/when the ammo fails to fire or function in your weapon. Quality reloads are acceptable though. Match ammo is not necessary for this class.

  • Bipod or Backpack – For use in stabilizing front of rifle (if your old school and going to use a pack make sure you fill it with something rolled up blue jeans or towels work good)

  • Sandbag – For use in stabilizing rear of rifle

  • Steno Type Notebook – For note taking in classroom and on the range

  • Writing Utensiles – For note taking in classroom and on the range ( I suggest a ball point pen, grease pencil, and pencil)

  • Hearing protection – Wrap around or foam ear protection is acceptable.

  • Eye protection – Clear lens only (eye glasses will suffice for this)

  • Mat, Drag bag, or Heavy blanket/tarp – To be use as a barrier between you and the ground

  • Attire – Appropriate clothing for the environment, the range is outdoors.

  • Proper attitude – Willingness to learn, Focused on Safety

  • Bag Lunch 

  • Water, Gatorade or other hydrating beverages of your choice

  • Course fee – $125 Cash, Check or Paypal

  • $50 Deposit required at the time of booking is required to insure your spot.

Basic Scoped Rifle at MaxLifeX
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