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Old 02-03-2019, 11:06 AM   #1
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Anyone on here taken a long range or precision course. Been looking at the Rifles Only courses. It’s somthing I would love to do in the future.
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Old 02-03-2019, 11:13 AM   #2
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Old 02-03-2019, 09:37 PM   #3
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Know a few guys that have, and they speak very highly of the training they provide.
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Old 02-04-2019, 09:06 AM   #4
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I haven’t taken a hands on course. I have bought all of the DVD’s that Todd Hodnett has done. Accuracy first is the business. They offer hands on courses, and I would love to go take them. If I was going to take a course it would be there no doubt. For a cheaper route these videos are fantastic with the info they provide.

https://www.accuracy1st.com/store/ca...l.cfm?catID=61
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Old 02-04-2019, 09:11 AM   #5
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I have a few of the videos I would recommend starting with them prior to booking a class. i personally have not been to any of the classes but I do know several LEO Swat guy's that have been.
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Old 02-04-2019, 09:35 PM   #6
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Check out Clint at Thunder Ranch or any of the courses Altus/Core put on. Frank from Snipers Hide puts in a course as well. Several really good options. Ac in the shoot house is a must..

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Old 02-04-2019, 09:39 PM   #7
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All joking aside, you may be better served finding a member that can shoot and meeting up at the range. After that you should know what you need to work on. Probably gonna be along the lines of flinching, natural poa, trigger control and then bragging on the net!

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Old 02-04-2019, 10:05 PM   #8
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I'd recommend finding a good course to sure up the fundamentals of marksmanship. Once you have an idea of how to self diagnose any issues you will be much further ahead of the game. Lately with the gear options out there you can buy false skill. Just my opinion.
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Old 02-04-2019, 10:20 PM   #9
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All joking aside, you may be better served finding a member that can shoot and meeting up at the range. After that you should know what you need to work on. Probably gonna be along the lines of flinching, natural poa, trigger control and then bragging on the net!

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OP, the fundamentals are the same, watch the tutorials gunwerks and long range pursuit have posted online and READ about bullets, how they fly, honing your reloading abilities, what a bipod actually does, recoil control, cheek weld, rifle torque, etc and join a range where you can shoot a grand. You don’t need an expensive course, just a good rifle with superb ammunition and lots of range time working on what you’ve learned in online videos.
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Old 02-04-2019, 10:52 PM   #10
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Starr County, you are close to Jacob in Kingsville. I would reach out to him, explain your current situation and goals. See what he suggests.

BTW, I just bought a full custom rifle from the guys at CORE/Altus. They know what they are doin.
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Old 02-04-2019, 11:44 PM   #11
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Find a local match and get to it. You’ll learn more meeting up with a few locals you can shoot with regularly, that know what they’re doing.

With about 20 minutes of instruction this weekend I had my wife call and nail a 457 yd head shot on a ISPC silhouette. Not bad for someone who’s never shot a bolt gun before. That’s roughly a 4x4” target.
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:41 AM   #12
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Find a local match and get to it. You’ll learn more meeting up with a few locals you can shoot with regularly, that know what they’re doing.

With about 20 minutes of instruction this weekend I had my wife call and nail a 457 yd head shot on a ISPC silhouette. Not bad for someone who’s never shot a bolt gun before. That’s roughly a 4x4” target.


My little brother did this and in a very short amount of time he can shoot circles around me.






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Old 02-05-2019, 04:39 AM   #13
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There used to be a long range shooting course you could take in Kingsville. But haven't heard much about it anymore lately.
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Old 02-05-2019, 07:36 AM   #14
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There used to be a long range shooting course you could take in Kingsville. But haven't heard much about it anymore lately.
That's Rifles Only
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Old 02-05-2019, 07:49 AM   #15
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Old 02-05-2019, 08:09 AM   #16
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Old 02-05-2019, 12:53 PM   #17
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Aaron Roberts puts on a few courses a year. He emails out a schedule at if you get on his mailing list. I've never been to one but I really want to.
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Old 02-05-2019, 08:26 PM   #18
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Aaron Roberts puts on a few courses a year. He emails out a schedule at if you get on his mailing list. I've never been to one but I really want to.
If you are in the Houston area Aaron's course would be a great way to go. If you are feeling shy about it, let me know when he puts on his next course and I will go with you. He has built a rifle for me in the past and I am sure his course is great.
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Old 02-05-2019, 08:49 PM   #19
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If you want to keep it local, give Suppressed Tactical Solutions a call...
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Old 02-05-2019, 09:44 PM   #20
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If you want to keep it local, give Suppressed Tactical Solutions a call...
I stopped by a few years back, those guys are good people friendly and knowledgeable. They even offered to sell my items at cost just to get into shooting comps. I totally forgot about them. Thanks
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Old 02-06-2019, 08:33 AM   #21
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If you are in the Houston area Aaron's course would be a great way to go. If you are feeling shy about it, let me know when he puts on his next course and I will go with you. He has built a rifle for me in the past and I am sure his course is great.
Link? I'd be interested....
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Old 02-06-2019, 08:54 AM   #22
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I stopped by a few years back, those guys are good people friendly and knowledgeable. They even offered to sell my items at cost just to get into shooting comps. I totally forgot about them. Thanks
They moved...over on 281 & Trenton across the hwy from academy. I’m an 01 ffl but they handle all my nfa needs. Great group of guys.
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:26 AM   #23
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If you are in the Houston area Aaron's course would be a great way to go. If you are feeling shy about it, let me know when he puts on his next course and I will go with you. He has built a rifle for me in the past and I am sure his course is great.
Not shy about going. I just haven’t made the time. I have at least one other buddy who’d go too. Maybe we should get a tbh group to do one of his courses.

I got on his mailing list after he did some work on my rifle. His website is pretty weak but he’s well known in precision rifle circles. I bet you could email him and ask to be put on his mailing list. I think he only sends out one email a year and that’s for his classes. They’re also affordable. Like $300 I think.
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:26 AM   #24
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See post above.
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:34 AM   #25
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Building my first precision rifle now. Looking forward to learning a lot more.
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Old 02-09-2019, 09:59 AM   #26
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Jason Garvey, FiremanJG on Texas Hunting Forum. Great guy and great facility. 100 to 800 yard steel. You will be banging 800 yards steel before lunch! Facility is outside of Wolfe City which is NE of Dallas.
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Old 02-10-2019, 02:18 PM   #27
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Jason Garvey, FiremanJG on Texas Hunting Forum. Great guy and great facility. 100 to 800 yard steel. You will be banging 800 yards steel before lunch! Facility is outside of Wolfe City which is NE of Dallas.
I've been looking into his course. I'm not far, only about an hour or so. Thinking seriously about doing it later this spring/early summer.
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:03 AM   #28
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Being a instructor for ETR for a location in AZ The videos are hit or miss in my opinion , some times they seemed to help the students other times it was a pia to get them to forget what they learned .. 1000-2000 range to engage targets from different locations , it is class room and then real world .

I feel that if you can find some on that is shooting now you should buddy up and learn a few things . The ETR is about the rig for sure but mother nature has a massive bag of tricks that come into play..

Shoot across a canyon with water in it , you can see the bullets vapor trail and watch it dip as it goes from dry hot air to heavy wet colder air .. .


Elevation and rate of increase on FPS . for short range stuff its not an issue but pick up 125 FPS on your round and then shoot at 1500 ... HA HA your spotter will call out the splash 12 high .


I miss being able to shoot ETR moving from AZ to TX . Good luck
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