Long Range Shooting School

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We had a great time at class this year! The guys from The Best of The West did a fantastic  job teaching the students all about long range shooting. Check out this video recap of the weekend:

Our next shooting school will be held  May 24 and 25, 2014. Cost is $1995 and includes two nights lodging, all meals included, and range fee included.

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For more information or to book your spot in the next class contact Gary Williamson at (541) 430-4693 or send him an email using the form below.

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Best of The West Shooting School Schedule and Class Overview 2013

Long Range Shooting ClassesPrinciples

  • Increase Success and Number of opportunities
  • Bring fun back into practicing and confidence in your ability to shoot long range
  • Knowing your range and understanding the effects of atmospheric conditions
  • Knowing your limitations and when it’s safe to shoot
  • Reading animal body language
  • Understanding the dangers of skyline shooting

Course Overview

Long Range Shooting Classes

  • Define Long Range Shooting
  • Gun Safety
  • Long Range Equipment
  • Ammunition (Internal Ballistics and External Ballistics)
  • Shooting Fundamentals, wind compensation, shooter / spotter relationship, checklists
  • What can go wrong?

Key Topics

 

Long Range Shooting Classes

  • What is an MOA?
  • HLRO (Huskemaw Long Range Optics) A Custom Fit, Specifications
  • How to Data a Gun
  • Best of the West System Features
  • Your Long Range Gear Bag
  • Range Commands, Range Safety, Shooting Fundamentals
  • Wind Deflection / Doping the Wind / Wind Importance
  • Air Density and Humidity
  • Role of the Spotter / Communication
  • Pre-Firing Checklist / Firing Checklists
  • Basic Ballistics / Down Range Performance
  • Target Acquisition and Bullet Placement
  • Cleaning Essentials and Procedures
  • Barrel Break In!
  • Proper Ranging Techniques
  • Spin Drift

This is a basic overview of the 2013 shooting school. We had about 3 hours of classroom time each day and the rest of the time was spent at the range.

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