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#3183494 - 03/04/13 07:50 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: Wobblyshot1]
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It can be a one day here. Take a pen and paper. You will know what you need to make a note of.
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#3183499 - 03/04/13 07:57 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: Bowdacious]
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10-4... Wasn't sure. SC was 8 hours class room and like 4-8 range time. Some instructors were doing it in 6-8 hours total. S.L.E.D. Was not happy with them.
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#3183502 - 03/04/13 08:00 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: Bowdacious]
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Friend of mine helps his brother teach a class every Saturday.
He said they have dropped to 25 shots instead of 50 because nobody can get ammo.

He said he has seen some EXPENSIVE ammo shot in the last month or so.
They can't get anything else but the high end shells.
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#3183507 - 03/04/13 08:04 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: RUGER]
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I did the 50 shots a month ago. We shot from 4 distances.. 12 shots at each and 14 at the last distance....only 6 rounds n the gun each time.
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#3183550 - 03/04/13 08:44 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: Wobblyshot1]
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Took the course last year at Frontier Firearms in Kingsport.
Great people.
Take handgun you are comfortable shooting and 1 box ammo.
Take it in with you , unloaded of course. They will probably have a lock up for your guns.
Very important to transport the gun unloaded, no rounds in the magazine or anywhere within reach. Best to have ammo in trunk if possible.
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#3183557 - 03/04/13 08:49 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: Wobblyshot1]
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 Originally Posted By: Wobblyshot1
After April first you'll be shooting the reduced sized target.


I heard things were changing. Anything else? How small are the targets?Didn't mean to hijack just trying to get my wife signed up.

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#3183693 - 03/04/13 11:31 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: pick-a-spot]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: pick-a-spot
Took the course last year at Frontier Firearms in Kingston.
Great people.
Take handgun you are comfortable shooting and 1 box ammo.
Take it in with you , unloaded of course. They will probably have a lock up for your guns.
Very important to transport the gun unloaded, no rounds in the magazine or anywhere within reach. Best to have ammo in trunk if possible.


fixed it for you
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#3183694 - 03/04/13 11:31 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: dr]
in the dog house!
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 Originally Posted By: dr
Take a pistol you can shoot accurately, and cheaply. I used a 22 cal. Ruger target pistol. Not what I would carry for defense though.


Its wise to take the gun you plan to carry. At least thats what I was told when I took the class. And was told you dont want to shoot a perfect score. Im sure your instructor will explain.
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#3183695 - 03/04/13 11:34 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: in the dog house!]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: in the dog house!
 Originally Posted By: dr
Take a pistol you can shoot accurately, and cheaply. I used a 22 cal. Ruger target pistol. Not what I would carry for defense though.


Its wise to take the gun you plan to carry. At least thats what I was told when I took the class. And was told you dont want to shoot a perfect score. Im sure your instructor will explain.


no need in that. we rented a 22 that neither of us had shot and bought a box of 100 22lr shells. we both shot for less than the cost of 1 box of 40 cal. and we would've had to use 2 boxes of 40s for the class.
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#3183710 - 03/04/13 11:58 PM Re: Taking the HGCP class? [Re: stik]
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Why not want to post a perfect score?

And I don't meen this negative and I am no crack shot or sharp shooter, but if someone has to have two boxes of shells to qualify, they need not have a permit. jmo
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