250 shots after work and before dinner, every night of the week, is totally realistic with DryFire - how much would that normally cost you in cartridges and range fees?
This is an email we received recently from a DryFire user in the UK (the prices he quotes are in GBP - UK pounds):
"I am on 46,245 shots, all my own shooting. I shot 12,827 in the first month.
I get at least an hour a day, sometimes 2 hours, (5 days a week) and have a spare office that I have set it up in.
I shot 490 Olympic Skeet this morning (I have taken the time delay out as I don't need that for practice) and I often shoot twice a day.
That's a 21,135 saving for cartridges and clays in 19 weeks and does not include the petrol and the time for me to drive to (my local shooting ground). It costs 0.28 per clay and I pay 190.00 for 1000 cartridges."
Our own research
A customer from the Far East recently told us he had shot over 35,000 targets with the system so we decided to do some maths - all our calculations are in GBP.
35,000 shots over three years means about 224 targets a week. That's more than doable – 200 targets in an evening is doable!
In the UK the price of shooting (based on the cost of cartridges and clays) varies a lot but let's be generous and say about 7.50 GBP per 25 cartridges and clays.
So, how much had he saved using DryFire (so far)?
35,000 / 25 * 7.50 = 10,500 GBP (about $16,800 USD)
We were amazed! The motors in the unit had done fantastically well to last that long - although we do offer a service facility for all our systems - the unit comes back to us, we swap out the servos (if necessary), reprogram the unit, recalibrate it (a critical function - every unit is individually calibrated - that's why the system is so accurate), test it and send it back.
A straightforward service can extend the life of a simulator for many years - and generate massive savings when used for intensive practice.