The APSI one-day gun fitting course explains how the professional gun fitter operates at a top line shooting school. Being responsible for the fit of often highly expensive guns can at first be daunting, and at this level most gun fitters will have many years of experience and training behind them.
The course examines the gun fitting process in detail, from the vital understanding of stocks and their dimensions, to how an accurate fit is obtained. This is an area where many otherwise competent shooting instructors feel in need of guidance. Only a few have the great good fortune to study under one of the masters at a top shooting ground - the rest have to do the best they can.
The course is in two main parts: theoretical and practical: the following are some of the topics covered
Why Gun Fit?
Gun fit: evolution
Traditional measurements and where they are taken:
Recording measurements, right way, wrong way
Additional dimensions that might be considered on modern guns, particularly O/Us:
Questions to ask before attempting a gun fit
Assessing Gun Fit
Adjusting existing stocks
The high comb error
Using the Try Gun
Pitfalls for the unwary gun fitter
Eyes & problems related
Age related problems
Ladies & Children
Stock Dimensions & Measurements
Measurements discipline specific
Hands on experience, a practical gun fitting session
We run several gun fit courses each year. News of upcoming courses can be found here and at www.apsi.co.uk
Run by professionals for professionals, the course reveals in simple terms exactly what the budding gun fitter needs to know and the equipment required. The practical part of the course then demonstrates what has often been described as the ‘Art of the Gun Fitter’.
For further information please e-mail for details, or call 07970 156624