Precision Rifle Setup
Precision Rifle Setup
If you have always wanted to purchase a long gun and shoot far range but didn’t know where to start this is the class for you. Whether you have a long gun or not this class will cover all the basics needed to put a shot down range accurately. The course will be taught by Governors Gun Club’s long-range shooting experts with years of experience.
Our team of experts will get an understanding of each students needs and discuss what long rifles, calibers, optics, and accessories would be best for their long-range shooting goals. Instructors will show students different types of precision long rifles and their setups for the intended goals along with providing real world knowledge to ensure their long guns will hit the target.
Students will spend discussion time in our classroom discussing the needs for long range shooting. If students have rifles, they would like to bring, our instructors will help with the rifle setup, help to sight in the rifle and spend some time on our 100 Yard Range, so ensure you bring some ammunition for long gun. Eye and ear protection will be available at the club for everyone to be on the range and learn from the experts.
Items to be covered:
• The lands and grooves of a rifle – what they are and why they matter such as “1 in 12 right hand twist”
• What caliber is best for shooting long distances and why
• Precision Rifle Chassis or Hunting Rifle, which should I use
• Basic optic functions and usage
• Basic optic focusing and turret manipulation
• Breath control/trigger control
• Why humidity, temperature and barometric pressure matter
• Why having data on a cold bore shot matters
• Basics on how to call wind
Instructor: Nick Edwards
Nick is originally from upstate NY and joined the Marine Corps at age 18. Serving 8 years in the Marines, doing two deployments to Afghanistan a deployment to Japan and one deployment on ship. He served the majority of my term with 3rd Battalion 6th Marines as a Scout Sniper and also served as a Helicopter Insert and Extract/Assault Climber Instructor for Expeditionary Operations Training Group.
Recently, he has moved on from the Marine Corps to pursue an acting career and get my Bachelors Degree in Marketing Management.
By registering for this class, you are acknowledging that you are at least 18 years old and not legally prohibited from operating, possessing, transferring, or owning a firearm in the State of Georgia, as regulated by federal, state, and local laws. False notification or misrepresentation to legally possess firearms in the State of Georgia will result in student’s immediate removal from class and forfeiture of all course fees. By registering for this class, you are also hereby expressly assuming the risk of taking part in the course for instruction in firearms, and taking part in the activities, which include, but are not limited to, instruction in the use of firearms, the discharge of firearms, and the firing of live ammunition.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
All sales are final and no refunds are offered for any cancellations or missed classes. However, if you cancel at least 48 hours before the class, your registration and course fee can rollover to the next available class. Policy subject to change without notice. If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact us by clicking here.