Justin is a life long shooting and firearms enthusiast. Justin is an Army veteran and a graduate from Central Michigan University's business administration program. Justin left the Army in 2007 to join the Indiana Air National Guard Security Forces squadron. Justin then was hired to work as a police officer where he is serving into his 9th year as a patrol officer. Justin has attended multiple schools and training while employed as a police officer. His most recent school from Singleton International certifies him as a MP5 submachinegun and AR15/M4 instructor. Justin hopes to use his past experience and training to help those who are new and struggle in shooting to realize their full potential in a positive learning environment. Growing up in Michigan Justin learned to hunt and shoot from from a young age. Justin to this day has a passion for hunting and the shooting sports. Justin has competed at Camp Perry and has an interest in longrange shooting and Class III arms. Justin's main passion is waterfowl hunting which occupies him most falls. Most recently Justin took over as the managing member of Precision Arms of Indiana LLC and the lead share holder. Justin looks forward to bringing others into the shooting and hunting world through Precision Arms.
Jeff Ott, has been shooting and hunting since childhood. Raised in Indiana farm country, he has known and studied firearms and shooting techniques all his life. Military knowledge of firearms abounds in his family and from them he learned much about military small arms and their use. Under the careful supervision of his brother-in-law, a military arms instructor, he learned to shoot and care for rifles, pistols and shotguns at a very early age. After earning a B.S and M.A., Jeff taught school and continued with firearms as his hobby. In the mid-70s, he learned of the new Gunsite shooting school run by Colonel Jeff Cooper near Prescott, AZ. By attending, he gained new insights into what carrying a handgun really meant in the real world. He obtained his first Indiana Unlimited Personal Protection Permit in 1976 and has been carrying handguns since that time. Always wanting to become proficient and better educated, he studied with Massad Ayoob, John Farnum and Clint Smith. Jeff has since become charter life-member #30 of the International Defensive Pistol Association. He is a Benefactor member of the National Rifle Association. He is an NRA-certified Training Counselor and firearms instructor in all disciplines. He is a member of the Garand Collector's Association. He has 10 years of services as a reserve deputy sheriff. He holds the rank of Master Shooter in pistol and rifle and has reached perfect 300 scores in police qualification courses. He is a certified Glock, Smith & Wesson and AR15/M16 armorer. He is a member of the NFA Owners of America and gives lectures on automatic arms and their use. He competes in sub-machine gun competitions around the country. He is a regular competitor at Camp Perry in the Civilian Marksmanship Program's matches held in August of each year shooting M1 Garands and 1903 rifles. He holds a Master's degree in adult training and education. He is an accomplished author and has written over 200 articles in his lifetime. He has been actively involved in firearms training for over 25 years.
Philip Peterson is known to many gun enthusiasts as an author for Gun Digest magazine and a writer of many books having to do with military and collectable firearms. Precision Arms of Indiana welcomes Phil as an Manager in our shop and is our primary gunsmith. Phil holds a two-year degree in gunsmithing and has over 20 years experience in gun repair. Phil is considered an authority on foreign military arms and is available to appraise and identify older self-contained cartridge guns for our customers. Phil's books are also available in our shop. Phil is the editor of Modern Tactical Rifles and the Gun Digest book of Military Arms. Phil has also authored Gun Digests Book of Modern Gun Values. Phil's knowledge and experiance in both gunsmithing and firearms is enourmous and he is a valued member of Precision Arms of Indiana LLC. Please check out his books below and support his future work.