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#7142366 - 04/16/18 01:26 PM How much would a 1 mile range be worth?
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Per day?

Per year?

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#7142370 - 04/16/18 01:29 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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If it's in the middle of West Texas, not that much to me. If it's a hour or two from the metro mess, now we are talking. Set up, targets, shooting platform, etc. Need more info.
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#7142406 - 04/16/18 02:01 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
If it's in the middle of West Texas, not that much to me. If it's a hour or two from the metro mess, now we are talking. Set up, targets, shooting platform, etc. Need more info.
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Is it that range only? Action bays? Etc

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#7142419 - 04/16/18 02:12 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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The one my buddies go to is $60 per person per day. Targets out to 2400 yards.
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#7142523 - 04/16/18 04:08 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Originally Posted By: ImTheReasonDovesMourn
The one my buddies go to is $60 per person per day. Targets out to 2400 yards.


I just pull up to a hill and shoot across canyon, unlimited range.
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#7142546 - 04/16/18 04:30 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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#7142573 - 04/16/18 05:03 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Platform shade etc
Targets etc
Properly done up, not a bubba and booger picker set up

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#7142621 - 04/16/18 06:23 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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If you are considering buying an existing range, make sure to have a real environmental assessment done.

Some older ranges have some very serious groundwater contamination issues and the liability for cleanup costs can be shockingly high.

If you are thinking about staring a new range, make sure to work with a lawyer to setup some very solid business barriers to limit exposure to personal liability for environmental contamination and cleanup costs.

This definitely is not a DIY create a corporation from a $99 online form type project.
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#7142767 - 04/16/18 09:23 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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The NRA has some good information on this topic. They even have a team that will go to work for you, you provide the money.

It gets expensive real quick. Dad wanted to start a gun range when he retired, but he was looking at and easy $500,000 and that wasnít even for a 1000 yard range
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#7142791 - 04/16/18 09:41 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Insurance will be outrageous.
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#7142803 - 04/16/18 09:48 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: TXGUNNER308]
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Originally Posted By: TXGUNNER308
Insurance will be outrageous.


Not true.
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#7142842 - 04/16/18 11:00 PM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Insurance is not outrageous
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#7143051 - 04/17/18 08:54 AM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I would be curious to know what the insurance costs (including liability) would be for a business to operate (insert any city or county). Hypothetical...20 rifle lanes, longest out to 1,000 yards, trap and skeet fields as well as 20 pistol bays or lanes.
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#7143060 - 04/17/18 08:59 AM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: TXGUNNER308]
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Depends on how it is set up. A public range is going to be costly. A club range is more affordable. Thus the reason myself, and many others require a qualification prior to being cut loose on the place.
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#7143145 - 04/17/18 10:15 AM Re: How much would a 1 mile range be worth? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Triple C would be the closest example to DFW I believe. Out to 2k for $50 a visit.

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