Bench Rest Rifle

Restricted Rifle & Restricted Carbine

All members must complete the club level safety course before they bring a restricted rifle or a restricted carbine to any range at Crumlin.

Click here to learn more about the mandatory course content and for information on how to enroll in the course.

Benchrest rifle is traditionally precision rifle shooting, single shot, usually bolt action.
It is for long range competition or practice for hunting.

More recently, many calibers are used, still doing slow single shot fire, even if a semi-auto rifle.

Bench rest shooting typically uses a rest of some type on the bench.
  • Front rest
  • Sand bags
  • Full shooting rest/sled
  • Bi-pod
Be mindful of blast to adjacent shooters.

Pick up your spent brass.

Actions Open & stay Behind the RED Line when people downrange posting targets.

Where can I shoot my rifle?

Range #4: 
  • is the primary rifle range
  • 12 stations
  • 50, 100, 200 yards
  • Sitting at the bench, or prone ONLY

Where can I sight in my rifle?


Sight in a new rifle, scope or optics

To avoid errant shots hitting the ground, or missing the backstop on Range #4
  • Set up on Range #5A bench
  • set target at 25 or 50 yards
  • Take a few shots to get on target
  • The distance to the backstop is closer and in effect higher.  More likely to contain an errant shot
  • Once on target, move to Range #4

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