Bullseye Classes : AR 101 (Basic Operator)

Cost: $90.00

Class Size: 5 student minimum/10 maximum

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AR-15 type rifles have become some of the most popular firearms available to the shooting public. Its customizable nature makes the AR-15 ideal for recreation, hunting, home-defense, or competition.

This is a fundamentals class. Those new to the AR-15 will learn the “must-have” basics. And experienced users will have an opportunity to reinforce those vital skills. Concepts are taught from a home-defense perspective but can easily be adapted for other uses.

Concepts include:

  • Safety, including safety issues inherent to the AR-15
  • Maintenance and cleaning
  • Basic Rifle Marksmanship (sights, trigger control, grip, stance, etc)
  • Sight adjustment and zeroing
  • Speed Reloading (magazine changes)
  • Resolving malfunctions

Materials required:

  • Quality AR-15 rifle:
    • Piston or Gas
    • Chambered in 5.56mm/.223 (other calibers by instructor approval only)
    • Fitted with quality sights (iron preferred but red-dots or scopes are OK)
  • 100 rounds of ammunition (no steel core e.g. Wolf, Silver Bear, Tula, etc.)
  • 2 Magazines (minimum)
  • Ability to carry at least one magazine on the body (pants pocket, belt pouch, vest, etc)
  • 4 Dummy Rounds (minimum)
  • Comfortable attire