Hunting Rifle Setup & Confirmation

Let's be honest. Despite what they may say, many stores do the absolute minimum when it comes to setting up your new firearm. Scope quickly mounted into the rings, bore zero... it's really not enough to ensure that your new gun is operating at it's best.

Let us fix that for you.

Hunting Rifle Setup

A day of setting up, optimising and confirming the setup of a hunting rifle, including shooter tips and tricks at private blocks in the greater Auckland Region.

Includes instruction, consumables, lunch and snacks and a comprehensive report on your shooting system.

$550

Get the most out of your investment.

Course Contents:

  • Firearm setup, validation and optimisation - zero, velocity, accuracy
    • Customise (as much as possible) the firearm to you. Eye relief etc.
  • Ensure the firearm is zeroed correctly
  • Develop a basic ballistic profile of the firearm
  • Shooting Fundamentals - natural point of aim, hasty positions, speed
  • Discover system limitations - when to pull the trigger and what is too far
  • Field Shooting Practice (out to 600m)
  • Firearms maintenance and cleaning

You walk away with:

  • A gun that is ready to go
  • A better understanding of your firearm
  • Ballistic Charts for your primary ammo
  • Weapons Employment Zone (WEZ) Analysis
  • Confidence that you and your firearm are ready for that big hunt.

Prerequisites:

Not a lot. You, your gun. We can sort the rest. Not sure if it is for you? Just get in touch and have a chat.

Hunting Rifle Setup Equipment Requirements:

 

Your gun, your setup, your questions.

This course is pretty much assuming you have recently purchased a new firearm, and want to ensure both it and you are shooting as good as they can.

In regards to the new gun, maybe we can also help out? Just let us know. We also help outfit hunters and shooters - from a new rifle, setup and ready to go, through to specialist clothing. From tried and testing through to exotic. We can sort it.

Required for the course:

  • Your firearm -in safe, fully functional order
  • 40 rounds of your hunting ammunition
  • A mounted, quality optical sight
    • We will be confirming setup, zero and function on the day - please bring instructions and any specialised tools required for the optics
  • Bipod and rear bag (which we can supply)
    • We teach both pack and bipod shooting, but the further out we go, the more we recommend you use a bipod and rear bag.
  • A notebook and pen.
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather.  We don't generally stop for the rain.
  • Backpack, or bag to carry your range equipment.
  • Any personal medication and supplies.
  • Any special dietary requirements or preferences.

Nice to have, but not required:

  • Ballistic Computer - we use a Kestrel, but if you have an app - bring it and let's use it!
  • Laser Rangefinder
  • Binoculars

We will supply:

  • All meals while you are with us, water, etc.
  • Use of a variety of additional equipment, to compare and test out.
  • One-on-one hosting, tutorship and guiding.

Get the gun set up right.

Contact us today to organise your session.

 

Getting There

Let us pick you up!

Our preference would be to collect you in the first morning and drop you back off at the end of the trip.

This also makes the course perfect for passing through Auckland on the way down South for a bigger hunting adventure. We will happily collect you from the Airport.

Options

Hunt(s) $By Negotiation

Maybe you would also like to include a hunt in the activities? We would suggest you pop over to our Precision Hunter Course and make a weekend of it!

Previous course feedback

Fantastic Day

Thanks Kerry, Richard Josh & Callum it was a fantastic day of learning. Well worth it and very enjoyable. Highly recommend to all.

Great Day

Great day mate. Looking forward to all the other courses on the cards.

Well Done

Many thanks to you (Kerry) and Christian for a very well organised, instructive, friendly and fun day.

Well Worth It

If you are new to long range shooting or wanting to get the basics of getting your shot at distance then it is well worth signing up for this course – I cannot speak highly enough of the course content, and more so of Kerry, Christian, and the team who made all this possible.

Hunting Rifle Setup

A day of setting up, optimising and confirming the setup of a hunting rifle, including shooter tips and tricks at private blocks in the greater Auckland Region.

Includes instruction, consumables, lunch and snacks and a comprehensive report on your shooting system.

$550

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