The Basic Carbine Course is a Two Day, Low to Moderate Intensity class with the emphasis on the basics of marksmanship and manipulation.
This class will include:
Disassembly / Assembly
Practical application will include Weapons Safety; Sight Alignment / Sight Picture; Trigger Control; Loading / Unloading / Reloading; Position shooting – Prone Kneeling, Sitting
A good attitude
Serviceable 5.56x45mm Carbine. An AR type is STRONGLY recommended
You MUST have a Tactical Sling. A tac sling
works best, but any sling will do. Carry straps/Parade slings will not
Three serviceable magazines
The ability to carry two magazines on your body
Eyepro and Earpro
Baseball type hat
Clothing appropriate for the season
Kneepads and elbow pads are optional, but recommended
750 rounds of serviceable Ball ammunition
Minimum of one (1) Chem Light - preferably red or green - not blue
Water / electrolyte replacement and food
You will be required to bring a cleaning kit and paper towers/rags. These can be ordered from Brownell’s, www.brownells.com, 1-800-741-0015 The Masen Mil Special Cleaning Kit #555-000-005 is good to go.
You will need cleaner and lube. Pat’s preference is Slip 2000 725 Cleaner/Degreaser and Slip 2000 Extreme Weapons Lube (EWL) from www.slip2000.com. They are non-toxic green friendly and work extremely well.
At the end of this class you will have a good understanding of the functioning of the weapon, and how to safely and effectively employ it.
If you have questions, contact us directly for assistance!
In accordance with International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations, only U.S. Citizens will be accepted to participate in E.A.G. Tactical courses.