Wednesday, March 23, 2011


Williamson  Conservation and Sporting Club is offering the NRA Basic Pistol Course with a NRA certified instructor. The Course will be Saturday, June 11 and will be an all day event (10 hrs), commencing at 8:00 AM. For those without pistol permits there will be air or CO2 pistols available, although firing air pistols will not qualify for a NRA certificate.

Cost of the course will be $80 payable to WCSC. The class size will be limited to 12 students. For those wishing to sign up contact Rick Benton at 315-524-5984 or via e-mail at : All monies are to be paid by May 10, 2011.

Students will need to bring:
1. At least one handgun. Gun must be unloaded and cased.
2. Eye and ear protection.
3. A bench rest mount.
4. At least 100 rounds of ammunition for the handgun. Ammunition is to be left in their car. No live ammo in the classroom.
5. Cleaning rod, brush, fluid, gun oil, jag or loop, patches, toothbrush, Q-tips, silicone cloth, and powder solvent.
6. Any tools necessary to dis-assemble the firearm (e.g. a barrel bushing wrench for a 1911).
7. Dummy rounds if they have them.
8. Speed loaders for revolvers if they have them.
9.       A notebook.

Students should also bring appropriate refreshments and lunch.  Please bring appropriate attire for the weather conditions as shooting will be done outdoors and not from under cover.

Rick Benton

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