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Tactical Techniques for the California-Compliant Carbine Class

September 17th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Classes

This is one of the most exciting and popular classes we offer here at the range!

shutterstock_120816034We’ll cover a number of topics including threat neutralization, shooting on the move, deploying the carbine from cover & concealment, transitionaing from the carbine to the sidearm, dynamic shooting positions, tactical and emergency reloads, dynamic entry, and more.

In California, legal carbine shooters are hampered by the bullet-button law. In this class, we’ll learn a number of methods to accomplish reloads quickly and legally with the bullet-button manipulation system. All students will be issued a special tool to be used during the class, and may keep the tool after the class is completed.

Students need a carbine with a sling! Any MSR or AR-15 style rifle chambered for .223, 5.56, 9mm, or .22 are acceptable, as are mini-14’s. Larger caliber rifles such as .308 are not allowed, and all rifles must have a bullet-button system or be chambered in .22! No magazines in excess of 10 rounds are permitted! Bring at least two 10-round magazines for your rifle. You also must bring a handgun with belt holster and spare magazines, and a stiff belt to support the holster. Wear long pants! Wear comfortable athletic shoes! You’ll be moving and shooting a lot. Knee pads are a good idea, but not required. Students must bring 200 rifle rounds and 150 handgun rounds. You should purchase the ammo several days before the class!

Tuition is $75 for this class. Border Tactical members pay $60 tuition, and Platinum Members receive FREE tuition.

Advance registration is required, this class will fill up fast. Call Bill at 554-2333 or email the instructor at for more information.

New Gun Cases – Half Off!

September 17th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Products

We are closing out our stock of Common Sense Cases, a company that makes great gun cases. These would be perfect for bringing your gun to the range, and some of the cases are TSA-compliant, in case you are traveling by air and checking your firearm in the checked baggage. We have cases with various bold graphics on them, and plain-looking discreet locking cases as well. The case includes customizable foam inserts and combination locks. Bring in, or mention this story at the range though the rest of September 2013, and get Half Off the retail price on any of these cases in stock! These will sell out quickly at this price!

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Perez & Hueso Join Democrats to Ban Lead Ammo in California

September 17th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Laws & Bills

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In legislation sure to lead to a severe decline in dove hunting, as well as all other types of hunting in California, our two state elected representatives, V. Manuel Perez & Ben Hueso, voted to ban the sale, possession, and use of lead ammunition for all hunting in California. Since steel ammo is considered armor-piercing by the federal government, and other exotic metal-based bullets are frightfully expensive, this will cause an eventual end to hunting in California. This is the intent of the new law, anyway. The lead ammo ban starts July 1, 2015. The reason for the delay in implementing the law is that the Democrats figure they’ll have moved on to other elected offices before you notice the effects of the law, and therefore be unable to do anything about it. These two elected representatives of our valley also voted in favor of every gun-contol measure they could this year, including banning mags that hold over 10 bullets, even if they were “grandfathered”, making all rifles with detachable magazines (even the Ruger 10-22) be registered as assault rifles, and many more. Although they talk a good line, these are two Democrats whose votes show these two legislators are very much against any ownership or use of firearms by law-abiding citizens. Please call the governor at 916-445-2841 to request he veto these bills. We did!

Shooting From Cover

September 17th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Videos