Introduction to M4/AR Rifle

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Introduction to M4/AR Rifle
4 hrs. / $115.00

Course content will include:

  • Firearm safety
  • Weapon nomenclature
  • Functional operation of M4 rifles
  • Loading, unloading and clearing malfunctions
  • Carry and shooting positions
  • Weapon zeroing using iron sights
  • Discussion of available optics
  • Shooting proficiency
  • Cleaning, care and maintenance tips

This course is for those inexperienced in the operation of AR-15/M-4 variant rifles. Students will need a M4/AR variant rifle, at least two magazines, ear and eye protection, and 100 rounds of .223/5.56 ammo to complete the course. Students can rent a rifle for $25 if they do not have their own. Due to the high demand for this course, we will only accept the first 10 students who register and pre-pay at least one week prior to class start…first come, first served.

Note: The content of this class can also be covered in a private lesson at the rate of $65/hour for or $50/person for groups of 2-4. Course length will typically be about 2-3 hours to cover the same content with an individual or small group, so the cost is approximately the same.

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    • Mon: Closed
    • Tue: 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Wed: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Thur: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Fri: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Sat: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    • Sun: 12:00PM – 4:00PM


    2031 Dryden Rd.
    Dayton, OH 45439-1741
    Phone: 937-293-3914

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