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#7161413 - 05/05/18 08:08 PM Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle???
5Redman8 Online   content
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Registered: 12/24/07
Posts: 1326
Loc: Forney TX
Looking for a place near Forney.....within an hour drive....with a rifle range 50-1000 or close to that.

Poetry Gun Club is out. No steel and after a conversation with the owner Iím not sure I could spend an hour around him.

Went to B Tactical this week but only goes out to 400yds.

I donít mind paying a premium price(not quite willing to pay Rockwall Gun Club prices) and I donít mind joining a club.

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#7161425 - 05/05/18 08:18 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: 5Redman8]
bronco71 Online   content
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Registered: 09/04/07
Posts: 441
Loc: N. Dallas/Sulphur Bluff
Lonestar gun club and redneck resort on Lawson Rd. is trying to get going but having some legal issues, and it flooded during the heavy rains. Up to 600 yards...

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#7161428 - 05/05/18 08:24 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: bronco71]
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Originally Posted By: bronco71
Lonestar gun club and redneck resort on Lawson Rd. is trying to get going but having some legal issues, and it flooded during the heavy rains. Up to 600 yards...


From what Iíve been able to find out....they are closed indefinitely. No one answered the phone all week and no one has been at the shop the 2 times I tried this week.

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#7161433 - 05/05/18 08:36 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Registered: 09/04/07
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Loc: N. Dallas/Sulphur Bluff
Originally Posted By: 5Redman8
Originally Posted By: bronco71
Lonestar gun club and redneck resort on Lawson Rd. is trying to get going but having some legal issues, and it flooded during the heavy rains. Up to 600 yards...


From what Iíve been able to find out....they are closed indefinitely. No one answered the phone all week and no one has been at the shop the 2 times I tried this week.

I was afraid of that.

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#7161445 - 05/05/18 08:46 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Registered: 06/29/11
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
check out Ables in Huntsville, or Fossil Point near Decatur. your pickins are slim unless you want to drive...
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#7161475 - 05/05/18 09:34 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Registered: 08/27/09
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Loc: Forney, Tx
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
check out Ables in Huntsville, or Fossil Point near Decatur. your pickins are slim unless you want to drive...


You donít know where Forney is do you???

Your best bet, and where I go is to Wolfe City. Private range ran by FiremanJG on here. Or Jacobs Plains in Greenville, I havenít been there yet but they hold matches out to 1100 yards.
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#7161478 - 05/05/18 09:43 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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Etts in waxachie

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#7161520 - 05/05/18 11:11 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: BigPig]
patriot07 Offline
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Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 2559
Loc: Royse City, TX
Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
check out Ables in Huntsville, or Fossil Point near Decatur. your pickins are slim unless you want to drive...


You donít know where Forney is do you???

Your best bet, and where I go is to Wolfe City. Private range ran by FiremanJG on here. Or Jacobs Plains in Greenville, I havenít been there yet but they hold matches out to 1100 yards.
Yep, firemanjg's range is the ticket for lowest price with at least 800 yards. Jacobs Plain goes out to 1100, but it is membership only and costs a good bit more I think. Neither is a bad option.

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#7161889 - 05/06/18 01:33 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: 5Redman8]
Daniel Boone Offline
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Registered: 08/09/11
Posts: 5
Is Jacob Plains still open? I have called the number listed on their website several times and cannot get a response.

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#7161893 - 05/06/18 01:41 PM Re: Places to Shoot Medium to Long Range Rifle??? [Re: 5Redman8]
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O.P. is coming out Wednesday. Thanks to those that recommended my place.
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