The Smoking Barrel, LLC
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How old do I have to be to take any of the courses?
A: You must be at least 21 years old.
Q: How do I sign up for a course?
A: You must call us at (308) 575-0246 to sign up.
Q: Do I have to have my own gun for class?
A: Yes, you must provide your own firearm for the course. You may borrow a safe, functioning handgun from your spouse or immediate family member. If you borrow from a friend you must have a Nebraska Firearm Purchase Certificate.
Q: What documents are needed to prove Military service?
A: None! Your word is all the proof we need.
Q: How should I transport my gun?
A: Your handgun must be completely unloaded and your handgun and ammunition must be secured separately in your trunk. If your vehicle does not have a trunk, your unloaded handgun and ammunition must be locked in a secure compartment other than the glove box or console.
Q: Where are the courses held?
A: Wildcat Hills Shooting Sports Complex, 210615 Highway 71, Gering, NE 69341.
Q: Is there a prerequisite to take your Concealed Carry Course?
A: Yes. Following are the requirements to take our course:
Q:What do I need to bring with me to the Concealed Carry course?
A: EACH student will need to bring the following items:
Q: What other states can I carry my concealed handgun in?
A: As it is always changing, click HERE to visit the Nebraska State Patrol reciprocity page. We also recommend that you contact any state you will be traveling through with your handgun and verify their specific laws.
Q: Do I get my concealed carry permit on the day of the Nebraska Concealed Carry Course?
A: No. Upon successful completion of our course you will be given a course completion certificate. You will then need to contact the Nebraska State Patrol to schedule an appointment to process your application.
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