Ladies basic pistol Class/MD HQL

Talbot Arms is having a Ladies Basic pistol class / MD HQL class August 2nd  at 3pm.  Class will be held at Lowe’s wharf Marina, in Sherwood,MD 21665.

The Maryland HQL class consists of 4 hours of training.

  • State firearms law

Overview of the State firearm laws, including discussion of what constitutes a regulated firearm, how to properly purchase or transfer a firearm, where allowed to carry or transport a firearm, when necessary to possess a carry permit, and who is prohibited from possessing firearms.


  • Home firearms safety

Overview of handgun and firearm safety in the home, including discussion of access to minors, locking and storing of firearms, and use of safety devices, such as secure lock boxes.



  • Handgun Mechanisms and Operation.

Overview of the proper operation and safe handling of a handgun, including cleaning and maintenance, the loading and unloading of ammunition, and the differences between revolvers and semi-automatic handguns.



  • Operation and handling demonstration.

Orientation that demonstrates the applicant’s safe operation and handling of a firearm, including a practice component in which the applicant safely fires at least one round of live ammunition.

The shooting component in our class will consist of Loading and unloading a revolver and semi-auto pistol and firing 5 shots at a target 10 yards away.

Any safety violation on the range will result in immediate failure of class.


Firearms and ammunition will be provided

Students need to bring hearing & eye protection

Cost of class = $100 A deposit of $50 is required to reserve space

Upon completion of class requirements students will receive instruction on how to obtain the MD HQL.

For questions please contact Bill Murphy at 410-829-7784

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