Well it's not a Maryland or a Gilbert's thing, I'm convinced it's an east coast thing period.
I've searched all over hell's half acre to find a range where you at least get a little respect and I've only found one.
Blue Ridge Arsenal out in Fairfax.
Shooter's paradise (springfield) - they know so much there's no room for you to know anything
MDSA (Upper Marlboro)- watch the local's don't try to 'cap' you
NRA Range - if you want to wait all day
Clark Brother's - too far away, only their ammo, crappy range.
Try blue ridge, if it's not too far from you guys, their down to earth people.
An old west lawman once said when asked why he carried a .45, "because they don't make a .46"
God created man, Sam Colt made them equal.