It is recommended that you check the weather before you travel for more accurate weather forecast.
Pistol - Any magazine-fed full-size semi-automatic service pistol with a minimal barrel length of 3.5 inches or greater is mandatory. Please don’t bring your sub-compact short-barrel semi-autos such as CZ75 RAMI, S&W M&P Shield, etc., for training as these will not be allowed on the firing line. Revolvers are of course permitted but bring plenty of speed loaders. However, the same goes for revolvers as semi-autos in that a barrel length of 3.5" (8.89cm) or greater is mandatory. Snub-nose revolvers such as the Colt Cobra, S&W Model 10, etc., will not be permitted on the firing line.
Ammunition is the number one cause of weapons malfunctions. Please select a quality round. Reloads or remanufactured ammunition is not recommended. A minimum of 100 rounds should be sufficient for the Intro to Pistol and Ladies Pistol. A minimum of 250 round should be sufficient for Defensive Pistol, Carbine, and Home defense carbine.
Protection – Bring sunscreen and a ball cap (required). Protective eyewear is mandatory. Hearing protection (soft or hard or both) is also mandatory.
Cleaning Kit - You will need a cleaning kit for your weapon systems which should minimally include bore brushes, patches, bore jags, cleaning rods, cleaning fluid and lubricant (gun oil or grease) a couple of shop rags and any tools required for maintenance, disassembly and reassembly of your firearms is also recommended.
First Aid Kit – Although each range is equipped w/ a major trauma kit, it is strongly recommended that you bring your own personal snivel kit to include, sunscreen, band aids, new-skin, athletic tape, lip balm, aspirin, whatever medications you may need, reading glasses, etc.
Holster/Magazine pouches/Gun Belt
Too often student arrive with holsters/magazine pouches/ Belts that are not suitable for serious training. There are quit a number of quality products available. The following links are examples of suitable equipment. Select any product of comparable quality and you will be fine.
Magazine Pouch - https://blade-tech.com/products/eclipse-single-mag-pouch
Gun Belt - https://blade-tech.com/products/ucb
NOTE: Blackhawk Serpa holsters, or holsters with similar retention device, are not allowed.
If you need clarification or have questions, please let us know.