Beckstrand, Tom
Rifle Fitting

This class covers how to fit a rifle to the individual to whom it's issued. Discussion covers when and why quick-adjust length-of-pull and comb height are essential, and what shooting position to fit the rifle in. Topics also include the effects of recoil on eye relief threshold and the different types of rifle fitting.

Tom Beckstrand - Bio
Tom Beckstrand graduated from West Point in 1998 and was commissioned as an infantry officer. He later served in 3rd Special Forces Group and did four combat deployments as a team leader, the last two as a sniper team leader in the Commander's In-Extremis Force (B/2/3). He was also the Honor Graduate in his Marine Corps Scout-Sniper Advanced Course. He is currently the Rifles and Optics Editor for Guns & Ammo and the editor of an annual publication titled "Sniper."