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#6299151 - 05/15/16 12:29 PM Shooting range, "PUBLIC"!
White Falcon Offline
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Registered: 10/11/09
Posts: 1438
Loc: Holly Lake Ranch Tx.
Around the Mineola Big Sandy area?? The new one, Woods something, wife is no longer a public range.

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#6299419 - 05/15/16 04:52 PM Re: Shooting range, "PUBLIC"! [Re: White Falcon]
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Registered: 06/29/11
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
what type range is it? How much to join?
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#6300087 - 05/16/16 09:23 AM Re: Shooting range, "PUBLIC"! [Re: White Falcon]
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Registered: 12/01/09
Posts: 21110
Loc: East Texas
Wileys in Canton
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#6300164 - 05/16/16 10:15 AM Re: Shooting range, "PUBLIC"! [Re: White Falcon]
White Falcon Offline
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Thanks!

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#6300362 - 05/16/16 12:23 PM Re: Shooting range, "PUBLIC"! [Re: White Falcon]
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Registered: 04/07/10
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Loc: West Texas mountains
Shooting clubs vary quite a bit both in price, and in the quality of the facilities.

If you shoot fairly often, sometimes you are better off with a private range. The sportsmans club I belong to asks 40 bucks a year. For this I get a key to the gate that is good for a year, dawn to dark. About the only time it is not available is if they are sponsoring a match.

The one I used in Denton was 125 bucks a year, that is the most that I have ever paid, and it was well worth it.

If it is a private range now, see what they want for a membership.
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#6301536 - 05/17/16 12:22 PM Re: Shooting range, "PUBLIC"! [Re: White Falcon]
ACW Offline
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Registered: 12/19/14
Posts: 41
Loc: Tyler TX
Honestly, I avoid public shooting ranges like the plague. I can't stomach the tactical mall ninjas, or full-auto experts. I made the mistake of once taking one of my full autos to a range, wanting to test a new caliber. Just shooting semi, but barrel length made it obvious I had something unusual. The "Experts" came in droves.

Plus, the amount of fingers on triggers was amazing. Muzzles all directions, thought I was back in Iraq, lol.

I promise if you find a private range you will be happier and safer.

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#6310245 - 05/24/16 07:58 PM Re: Shooting range, "PUBLIC"! [Re: White Falcon]
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Registered: 02/05/12
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There used to be a public range less than ten minutes from me. Well, it's still there but I don't go anymore. People are scary.
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