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1911 Operator with OnSight Firearms Training

November 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Howell’s is pleased to host OnSight Firearms training for their 1-day 1911 Operator course!

Designed by John Browning, the M1911 is the best-known of his designs to use the short recoil principle in its basic design. The pistol was widely copied, and this operating system rose to become the preeminent type of the 20th century and of nearly all modern centerfire pistols. It is popular with civilian shooters in competitive events such as USPSAIDPAInternational Practical Shooting Confederation, and Bullseye shooting. Compact variants are popular civilian concealed carry weapons in the U.S.

This class will run the 1911 owner through a series of drills and techniques designed for 1911 platform. Emphasis will be placed on the specific parts and operation of the 1911 and it’s safety systems.

Start time is 10:00am. Students are expected to arrive no later than 9:30am for set up and range safety briefing.

Course Fee: $125

– Range orientation
– Firearms safety
– Warm-up drills
– Ready positions
– Close quarters engagements
– Drawing and re-holstering techniques
– Reloading techniques and malfunction clearance drills
– Search & scan / situational awareness
– Single hand techniques (right and left and transitions)
– Moving and shooting / shooting and moving
– Failure drills
– Turning and shooting
– Close range speed shooting
– Dueling
– Team tactics

-Quality, functional 1911 pistol.
-4 magazines minimum
-Minimum of 500 rounds of brass cased ammunition (no steel cased ammunition)
– 5 rounds of dummy ammunition
-Belt mounted, dominant side holster / kydex holster —PLEASE NO flimsy nylon or cloth holsters. NO BLACKHAWK SERPA, Fobus, or Uncle Mike’s holsters. We recommend: Blackpoint Tactical, Black Center Tactical, G-Code, C&G Holsters.
-Magazine or loading device pouches / magazine carrier, etc.
-Ammunition dump pouch (optional) – we will have several on hand to loan.
-Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide
-Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning with good ankle support.
-Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
-Earmuffs and earplugs
-Notebook and pen for note taking
-Humble willing to learn attitude
-Bag lunch and snacks/beverages to last the day

For more information or questions please contact: info@onsightfirearmstraining.com

This course is limited to 14 students only. First 14 to buy tickets will attend.
Students are encouraged to bring their own lunch and beverages.



November 11, 2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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OnSight Firearms Training, LLC
(914) 439-3912


Howells Gun Shop
81 West Gray Rd
Gray, ME 04039 United States
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