03/16/2024; Intro to Defensive AR-15 Rifle. Robesonia Fish and Game, Robesonia (W Berks Co), PA


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Date:   March 16th, 2024 (Saturday)

Time:   0900-1630 (9am to 4:30pm)

Robesonia Fish and Game (Park at Clubhouse), 495Texter Mountain Road, Robesonia, PA 19551

This course is designed for the prospective, new or inexperienced AR-15 rifle owner.  The course consists of a half day in the classroom beginning with SAFETY, learning the history, cycle of operation, function, field disassembly/assembly, nomenclature, safe loading/unloading, basic malfunction clearances, and sighting options, both iron sights and RDS (red dot sights) and LPVO’s. (low power variable optics)

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Robesonia Fish and Game (Park at Clubhouse), 495Texter Mountain Road, Robesonia, PA 19551

0900-1630 (9am to 4:30 pm)

Classroom portion will cover SAFETY, assembly/disassembly, safe loading/unloading, basic manipulations, and zeroing.

Ammunition types, ballistics and performance choices discussed in the context of mission.

No live ammunition in the classroom, “dummy rounds” provided.

Second half of the day will be on the range and will consist of live fire drills in the basic firing positions of standing and prone.  Zeroing the rifle will be worked through; why and at what distances.

Single rounds, multiple rounds, reduced target zones, and efficient gun handling will be demonstrated and practiced.

Equipment needed:

Eye and ear protection

Ball cap

Clothing appropriate for the weather and conditions.

Shooting mat, if desired. (for shooting while prone)

Ar-15 style rifle or pistol.

Two rifle magazines

One or more magazine pouches worn on the belt. (optional)

200 rounds of .223 or 5.56×45 ammunition.

Bring a light lunch/snack and drinks, as there is nowhere close to go for lunch.

***NOTE: Make sure your rifle is made for 5.56, which will accept both .223 and 5.56.  Do NOT use 5.56 ammo in a rifle chambered for .223 only.  If your barrel is marked “223” use .223 caliber ammunition only.***

NOTE: Know the value of your adjustments for both iron sights and, if applicable, your red dot sights. Usually expressed in “MOA per click,” can be found in owners manual for your sights, or online by make/manufacturer.  Know in advance and all of our lives will be easier.

Limited number of rental rifles available and reserving one must be done in advance.  This option is for prospective AR owners who have not yet decided on a make/model.

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