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Next Long Range Shooting Class

June 13th-June 16th

Alternate bad weather dates - we will make every effort to give a two week bad weather "class delayed" notice.



AWT Long Range Class Video











This class is the most comprehensive and detailed available concerning all aspects of long range shooting and everything required as well as everything that affects making a successful first round long range shot.


Cost is $1,200.00.  Good hotel rates close to shop.

The long range class includes morning classroom instruction and afternoons on the range.

1.     The History of Sniping

2.     Requirements for Making the Long Shot

3.     Making a Long Range First Shot Hit

4.     Ranging and Range Estimation

5.     Optics, Reticles, and Bases

6.     Trouble Shooting the Inaccurate Rifle

7.     Basic Fundamentals of the Loaded Round

8.     Feeding Characteristics

9.     Factory Rounds and Lot Numbers

10.  Bullet Selection

11.  Powder Selection for Barrel Harmonics

12.  Effects of Primers and types of primers on Accuracy

13.  Case Prep for the Handloader

14.  Loading for Accuracy and Distance

15.  What it Takes to Build an Accurate Rifle

16.  Barrel Selection, Threading, Chambering, and Barrel Throat

17.  Actions and Bolts

18.  Stock Selection

19.  Fitting the Barreled Action to the Stock

20.  Barrel Wear

21.  Environmental Factors that Affect Accuracy

Items and Equipment Needed for Class


  • A rifle capable of 1 MOA accuracy at a1000 yds. (10 inches)

Suggested calibers:

  • 243, 243 AI, 6 Creedmoor, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6 X 284, 6.5 X 284, (308 is the minimum caliber at 1000 yards for proper preformance), 7mm mag, 7mm RUM, 300 RUM, 300 win mag, 300 PRC, 338 Lapua.

  •  250 rounds of good quality ammunition

  • Good quality scope with ability to zero from100 yds. To 1000 yds.  Adjustable power with a range of 6 to 20 or higher is ideal.

  • Binoculars or spotting scope suggested but not mandatory

  • Shooting glasses

  • Ear protection

  • Shooting mat

  • Bi-pod

  • Sand bag/s

  • D.O.P.E. / logbook

  • Cell phone or a pair of walkie-talkies (optional)

  • Notebook and pen/pencil

  •  Laptop computer (optional)

  • Current reloading manual that has your caliber specific data

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