The Allison Divide Ranch property consists of two major canyons with multiple smaller canyon fingers and gullies representing one of the best training environments available for shooting well beyond a mile. It gets even better, lodging is also included.AB Device Gun Profile Setup & CalibrationSight Tracking Calibration for ELRTemp Testing & MV Table GenerationELR Wind Reading Analysis, Methods & StrategiesWhere the Wind Matters for ELRPrimary Effects of External BallisticsSecondary Effects of External Ballistics at ELRBallistics Solver Employment - K5700 / GF701B / AB Mobile AppCold & Clean Bore Applications within ELRELR Target Engagements ranging to 1+ milesELR Spotting & Inter-team Dynamics
THE COURSE: ELR can be defined as shooting into the transonic and is not contingent on employing a big bore ELR weapon system. Therefore, the Short Action ELR course has been designed for shooters wanting to learn ELR and stretch a short action system to extended distances. The course begins by establishing high confidence gun profile inputs and sight calibration. The training utilizes multiple firing locations for ever-changing ELR target engagement scenarios. All this while the AB Trainer teaches practical aspects of external ballistics and what matters at ELR regardless of the weapon system in use. The course covers:
This course is conducted over two days of practical range time and instruction, culminating with various extended long-range target engagements across vast, rugged and challenging terrain. This package is ideal for the short action shooter looking to test a system past a mile.
GENERAL: Shooters will receive a course information email a few days after completing the checkout process. The information packet will provide more detailed direction concerning guidance onto the ranch, lodging and kitchen facilities, airports, caliber and weapon system recommendations, equipment suggestions etc.
LODGING: Attendees are provided onsite accommodation at the ranch hunting lodge which comfortably sleeps eight shooters. There is no additional charge for shooter lodging.
MEALS: The hunting lodge features a full kitchen which is available for use for the duration of your stay. A refrigerator and freezer is also available for food storage. Catering is not included.
HOURS: Course participants are requested to meet at Sheffield, TX by 4:00pm the day before training commences. The AB Trainer will guide the course onto the ranch as a collective group. Formal course hours will be 8:00am – 5:00pm. Trainers will also be available for informal follow up discussion and questions upon completion of each day.
PRE-REQS: Must be a US citizen or US person. Participants must be able to produce proof of citizenship or residency status upon request. Participants must possess competence in exercising weapon safety and handling.
PHYSICAL: You don't have to be fit, but be prepared for multiple days of range shooting regardless of unfavorable weather conditions.
EQUIPMENT: Bring your personal AB device or take the opportunity to select between a training Kestrel 5700 ELITE AB or Garmin Foretrex 701B.
Please note the recommended equipment list and restrictions when preparing for this course.
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