SHOOT-N-IRON Academy

Equipment, Ammunition, and Accessory Requirements

HANDGUN COURSES

Eye and ear protection (Mandatory)
Knee and elbow pads (suggested)
Flashlight
Foul weather gear
Hat with brim or baseball cap with bill

Ammunition:
300 rounds per day minimum for primary handgun
If you bring a backup handgun, 50 rounds per day if a different caliber

Accessories:
Concealment and/or belt holsters for each weapon in defensive classes
Magazine pouches
Belt and holster rigs for competition classes
Minimum of 4 spare magazines for pistols
Minimum of 4 speed loaders for revolvers


DEFENSIVE SHOTGUN

Eye and ear protection (Mandatory)
Knee and elbow pads (suggested)
Flashlight
Foul weather gear
Hat with brim or baseball cap with bill

Shotgun:
Pump or semi-auto action
12 gauge recommended

Ammunition:
300 rounds "00" or #4 buckshot, 300 rounds #6, #7 or #8 birdshot, and 50 rounds of rifled slugs

Accessories:
Sling mounted to firearm
Ammo pouches, carriers, or loops


SPORTING AND COMPETITIVE SHOTGUN

Eye and ear protection (Mandatory)
Knee and elbow pads (suggested)
Flashlight
Foul weather gear
Hat with brim or baseball cap with bill

Shotgun:
Reliable sorting shotgun
Any gauge (.410 through 12 gauge)
Action optional

Ammunition:
5 boxes of trap, skeet, or field loads per day


GENERAL RIFLE

Eye and ear protection (Mandatory)
Knee and elbow pads (suggested)
Flashlight
Foul weather gear
Hat with brim or baseball cap with bill

Rifle:
Any quality sporting or hunting rifle
.22 caliber or larger
Action optional
Sights optional

Ammunition:
200 rounds per day minimum

Accessories:
Sling


DEFENSIVE RIFLE

Eye and ear protection (Mandatory)
Knee and elbow pads (suggested)
Flashlight
Foul weather gear
Hat with brim or baseball cap with bill

Rifle:
Any rifle suitable for defensive purposes
Action optional (semi-auto suggested)
Sights optional
.223 caliber or larger

Ammunition:
300 rounds per day minimum

Accessories:
Sling
Several extra magazines or pouches


THREE GUN COMBINATION

Eye and ear protection (Mandatory)
Knee and elbow pads (suggested)
Flashlight
Foul weather gear
Hat with brim or baseball cap with bill

Weapons:
Primary semi-auto handgun or revolver (.38 special or larger)
Backup semi-auto handgun or revolver) (.38 special or larger)
Combat style shotgun
Combat style centerfire rifle
Sights: iron or optical

Ammunition:
Handgun: 1,000 rounds of full-power loads for primary handgun and 250 rounds for backup handgun
Shotgun:150 rounds buckshot, 150 rounds birdshot, and 25 rounds of rifled slugs
Rifle: 300 rounds

Accessories:
belt holsters
Several extra magazines, speed loaders, ammo pouches, carriers, and/or loops


Return to the Home Page of Paul Abel's Shoot-N-Iron Practical Shooting and Training Academy.

| Shoot-N-Iron General Information | Shoot-N-Iron Course Catalog | Shoot-N-Iron Class Schedule | Shoot-N-Iron Class Application |
| Local Accommodations | Shoot-N-Iron Links | Shoot-N-Iron Testimonials | Self Defense, Handgun, and Firearms Articles by Paul Abel |

email Shoot-N-Iron link graphic Shoot-N-Iron graphic (non-navigational) Interested? Email Shoot-N-Iron
Website comments? Email the Webmaster Shoot-N-Iron graphic (non-navigational)
email Webmaster link graphic

Copyright 1998-2009--Shoot-N-Iron, Inc.--All Rights Reserved.
Online design and coding by Aim Higher! Consulting--Copyright 1998-2009--All Rights Reserved.

Valid HTML 4.0!
Valid HTML 4.0! 
American Self Defense Institute link image