This class is approved by SLED.
SLED requires a 50 round shooting qualification.
SLED requires a 50 question written cognitive assessment
Range fees are paid by the instructor.
You will be provided with a gun holster, eye and ear protection.
You will be given a class outline that will include everything you need for the CWP test. This outline will follow my PowerPoint presentation. I want you listening not taking notes. Everything I say will be in the outline.
You are paying me to teach you everything you need to know to pass your CWP test. I have not had anyone fail the written portion of this exam.
You will also be given a self addressed envelope to send to SLED to apply for your permit.
Ex-Military and Retired Police officers SPECIAL CLASS
You only need the gun safety and the gun law portion of this class. This class normally last 3.5 hours. You will not shoot in this class.
Check the Class Dates Page for class times; the cost will be $40.00
Safety check all pistols/No Ammunition inside the classroom.
Break for Lunch
Concealed Carry Law
Home Pistol Safety
(Pappys Gun Range)
Graduation Certificates are passed out
Everyone goes home from the range
A baseball hat if it is sunny.
You may need 2 pair of shoes.
Boots or old shoes for the range.
Wear Jeans or comfortable pants.
You may get dirty at the range.
Bring a plastic bag to put dirty shoes in.
Bring clean shoes to wear in class after the range.
If it has rained recently the range could be messy.
Click this link (SIGN UP FOR A CLASS HERE) it will take you to the class dates page. All available classes are listed on line. Please choose the class that works with your schedule. Please use the sign up form below all the class dates listed. Submit this form directly to us by click the submit button. We will add you to the class and send you a confirmation email.
Classes are held on site at the gun range. After class we shoot on site.
Please sign up though our website, do not call the gun range to sign up.
Pappy's Gun Shop
4955 Tinker Creed Rd.
Edgemoor, SC 29712
(We are approximately 18 Min. away from Winthrop University.)
$75.00 for the full day classes (average citizen class)
$40.00 for the Separate Ex-Military and Retired Police Officer Class
After you press the submit button you will be directed to a Thank You Page. You can pay your deposit or make your full class payment then by clicking on one of the PayPal links on that page.
If you do not have PayPal we can do a credit card by phone. Just call us.
$75.00 Full Class is held on Saturdays at 10 AM
$40.00 Military/Police Classes are held once a month on Sunday from 2 pm till 5:30 pm
The Law states that Military proof is your DD214 and Police proof is your graduation certificate from the academy.
No, you must place a copy of this document into the SLED package that I give to you to mail in to SLED.
Full Day Classes are Saturdays starting at 10 am till 5:30 PM
Military Evening Classes start at 2 PM till 5:30 PM
Yes, this is a one day class.
We will provide a Taurus TX 22Lr pistol and 50 rounds of ammunition.
We provide range time, targets, holster, gun belt, and eye and ear protection.
We provide you a SLED package with all the SLED required paperwork inside.
We provide an envelope to mail your SLED package to SLED in.
We provide you a gun for classroom use.
We provide drinks and light snacks. (Sometimes my wife will bake goodies for us)
We provide you with an outline so you can follow along and not write all day.
We provide pens, highlighters, and paper.
We provide the gun law and some case law related to the use of deadly force.
We provide a Check off sheet to make sure you put all required paperwork inside your SLED package.
We provide a comfortable learning environment to maximize the sharing of information.
We provide you all the knowledge you will need to pass the written test.
We provide the instruction needed for you to pass the shooting portion of the test.
Yes, OR, you must own land in SC to obtain a non-resident permit. Please let us know if you are a non-resident. We need to give you a form that you must take to the tax assessor’s office for the tax assessor to fill out and have it signed and sealed by the tax assessors.
Only a valid ID. Drivers licensee, Etc.
You will need to wear a crew neck shirt. No open front shirts you do not want hot brass down the front of your shirt.
If you want to bring you own eye and ear protection you can. But I will have some for you to use.
If you need a sandwich during the day please bring one.
We will have light snacks and drinks on site.
Bring a baseball hat to keep the sun out of your eyes while shooting.
If it is wet bring old shoes.
Absolutely no flip flops, ballerina type of slip on shoes, no sandals, no high heels, no open toe shoes.
You will be outside only to shoot (Approximately for 30 to 45 minutes outside). The classroom is inside. Dress appropriately.
Yes. David will be on site to roll your finger prints. Please bring $5.00 cash to pay him when he rolls your prints.
For the safety of everyone; it is safer in a crowd if we have control of all guns and ammo.
We will safety check and clear the gun and hand it to you with the safety engaged.
We have people loading magazines. We have approximately 50 magazines.
We will hand you a full magazine and you will only place it into the gun when we tell you to load and make ready.
All guns are empty at the same time and safety checked by you and the range safety officer.
These are competition pistols, very accurate, low recoil, easy to pull the slide back to chamber a round, and these guns fit small and large hands.
35 times out of 50 shots.
We start at 9 feet from the target. A full body silhouette target. This is a large target.
SLED will do your background check after you send in the SLED application that we give you in class.
You will need to send a certified check or money order into SLED with your application in the amount of $50.00
Retired police officers and Ex-Military personnel that receive disability from the VA this fee is waived by SLED, you do not pay for your permit.
Your training is in effect for 3 years, so you have 3 years from your class date to send in your SLED paperwork and the $50.00 check to SLED for your permit.
5 years. You must renew your permit the last 3 months. You can renew on line and pay online.
By law SLED has 90 days to return your permit from the date you mailed it in or to send you a denial letter. You can appeal if denied.
SLED asks that you not call them to check on your permit until the 90 day time period has expired. It has been my experience that most students receive their permit within 30 to 45 days from SLED. But wait 90 days to call them.
NO. Your training is good for 3 years from the training date. If you are 18 years old or older you can take the class and mail in your paper work on your 21st birthday.
Yes. You must be 21 years old to carry a pistol concealed and you MUST have a concealed weapons permit.
1.Treat all firearms as if they were loaded.
2. Keep the Muzzle pointed in a Safe Direction.
3. Keep your finger outside the trigger guard until the gun is pointed at the target and you have decided to fire.
4. Identify and know your target, and know what is beyond your target BEFORE YOU FIRE.
You will need to know these 4 rules for class.