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Old September 2, 2005, 07:48 PM   #1
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Greater Seattle area gun range

ok so i've recently moved to the great state of washington and i need to know of some places to shoot. center-fire rifle and pistol. the only place i know of so far is Wades East Side Guns in Bellevue, they seem pretty cool tho, they have full auto and a .500 S&W rentals
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ps i live in seattle near the university district
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Old September 26, 2005, 06:55 PM   #2
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?????

full auto rental????? in wa??? r u sure????
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Old December 2, 2005, 02:21 PM   #3
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Kenmore Gun Range is probably the nicest facility in the area for you.
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Old December 2, 2005, 02:27 PM   #4
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Bullseye indoor range in Tacoma. Never been there, but they rent guns.
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Old December 2, 2005, 02:29 PM   #5
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Bullseye was aslo busted for being the place where the DC snipers got there gun, I am pretty sure the owner was rung up on Federal charges for not having the guns he was supposed to.
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Old December 2, 2005, 10:07 PM   #6
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I have been to Wade's many times, and I am pretty sure they don't have anything in full auto, unless it is an Airsoft gun. Full auto firearms are forbidden for civilian ownership in Washington state.
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Old December 3, 2005, 09:49 PM   #7
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There is Arlington Recreational Shooting and Training Center. They have all sorts of guns to rent as well as new and used firearms to purchase as well as safes and training. Good staff. The use to have a Friday night Fun Shoot. Haven't been there for a while. Zero full-auto. They do have a couple of carbines to rent though.
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Old December 5, 2005, 02:41 AM   #8
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hmm

dunno how i got confused about that. i could have sworn that their website said full auto Uzi and AR-15 in 9mm. thanks for clearing that up tho
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Old December 5, 2005, 05:40 PM   #9
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Kenmore is good as stated (300yd rifle for members). I also stumbled upon this but have never been there.


http://www.rfgc.org/
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Old December 6, 2005, 12:12 PM   #10
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I'd be surprised if the UZI was full auto. There's too many gun haters out here to let that one slide. Actually, if you check out their rental list, the UZI is 9mm carbine...don't think that is full auto.
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Old December 7, 2005, 01:23 PM   #11
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The arlington training and shooting center is closed.
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Old December 7, 2005, 06:01 PM   #12
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When I was up there I recall shooting at Gig Harbor Sportsman's Club.


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Old December 8, 2005, 06:20 PM   #13
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The arlington training and shooting center is closed.
Hmmm....I haven't been there since my membership expired in July. That's bad news to me. I really liked them.

What caused them to close??
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Old December 8, 2005, 09:19 PM   #14
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Champion Arms in Kent.
18801 East Valley Highway.
10am-9pm everyday.
253-872-0444

Have some rental guns.
10 Lane shooting range.
Onsite gunsmith.
Kimber Master Dealer.
Cigars.
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Old October 3, 2007, 03:40 PM   #15
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Another great place to shoot

Another great place to shoot is at Black Diamond Gun Club in Black Diamond, Washington.

We've recently opened our rifle and pistol ranges to the public on Wednesday evenings only from 6 to 8:30. $10 to shoot.

The trap fields are open to the public on Wednesday evenings 6 to 10. Also trap fields are open to the public from 11am to 3pm every Saturday and on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

Dinner and/or lunch is served when open to the public as well.
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Old March 27, 2009, 06:55 AM   #16
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Full auto uzi is not really leagal anywhere right..? as a civilian i mean.


I know wades good place, new location, uzi is not full auto i have shot....
rentals are okay, just okay, ammo and targets are reasonably priced.
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Old March 28, 2009, 12:34 AM   #17
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Wade's in Bellevue has Full auto

Yes, Wade's has full auto rentals on MP5. You rent the gun for about $95 - $130 and then you pay for all the ammo you shoot. Now just for you to understand that's a 30 round mag in 2 - 5 seconds. Remember a box will go for about $16.

So, pretty neat to shoot but better bring some money to the table because it's going to cost you.

This is a business venture so I'm sure it's licensed differently.

And no a Washingtonian can't shoot a privately owned full auto - you can own one but you'll have to drive South or East to shoot it.

If you don't believe me just call them.

Wade's
425-649-8560
wadesguns.com

There's a bunch of places to shoot near the Seattle/Tacoma area. Depends on indoor and outdoor and if you want to join as a member for some.

Sam's Indoor in Everett
Kenmore Outdoor in Kenmore
Wade's Indoor in Bellevue
Renton Fish and Game in Renton
Champion Arms in Kent
Blackdiamond Outdoor in Blackdiamond
Cascade Outdoor in Ravensdale
Bullseye Indoor in Tacoma
Marksmen Indoor in Puyallup
Tacoma Sportsmen Outdoor in Tacoma/Puyallup

Just to name a few - yes there are more (more private ones)
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Old March 28, 2009, 01:00 PM   #18
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There are numerous rifle/pistol ranges within an easy hour drive of you.
Paul Bunyan Rifle and Sportsmen's Club in Puyallup
Tacoma Rifle and Revolver Club in University Place
Tacoma Sportsman's Club in Tacoma
Cascade Rifle and Pistol Club in Ravensdale
Renton Fish and Game Club in Renton
Black Diamond Rifle Club in Black Diamond
Kitsap Riffel and Revolver in Bremerton

There are others on the north end, I am just not familiar with that end of the Puget Sound.
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Old December 30, 2009, 12:37 PM   #19
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Paul Bunyans Gun Club. They have all sorts or ranges including a 600 yard rifle range. Only draw back is that you have to be a member. Also Renton Fish and Game Club. They have a few ranges and a 100 and 200 yard rifle range. They are open to the public. Ten dollars all day with covered shooting stands.
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Old December 31, 2009, 08:16 PM   #20
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Places near Seattle....

So, there is a new indoor range that just opened up this month.

West Coast Armory in Factoria (Bellevue).

www.bellevueshootingrange.com

As for others there are some outdoor ranges - just depends on what you are looking for.

Like someone else said - Yes, Wade's has full auto rentals.

Welcome to Seattle and Washington State.
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Old January 28, 2010, 08:09 PM   #21
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Bullseye was aslo busted for being the place where the DC snipers got there gun, I am pretty sure the owner was rung up on Federal charges for not having the guns he was supposed to.
And your point, beside muckraking?
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Old February 14, 2010, 09:28 PM   #22
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Also Lake Padden Range (County facility), Kesselring's new indoor range in Burlington, and Greene's Gun Shop range on Whidbey Island, if you want to travel north.

Kesselring's is the best gun store in the north end of the state.
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Old March 2, 2010, 07:27 PM   #23
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In Piece Country, bullseye, marksman, TSC are some good ones.
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Old March 2, 2010, 10:08 PM   #24
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And no a Washingtonian can't shoot a privately owned full auto - you can own one but you'll have to drive South or East to shoot it.
A correction is needed here.

Here is the text of the law:

RCW 9.41.190:
(1) It is unlawful for any person to manufacture, own, buy, sell, loan, furnish, transport, or have in possession or under control, any machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle; or any part designed and intended solely and exclusively for use in a machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle, or in converting a weapon into a machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle; or to assemble or repair any machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle.

(2) This section shall not apply to:

(a) Any peace officer in the discharge of official duty or traveling to or from official duty, or to any officer or member of the armed forces of the United States or the state of Washington in the discharge of official duty or traveling to or from official duty; or

(b) A person, including an employee of such person if the employee has undergone fingerprinting and a background check, who or which is exempt from or licensed under federal law, and engaged in the production, manufacture, repair, or testing of machine guns, short-barreled shotguns, or short-barreled rifles:

(i) To be used or purchased by the armed forces of the United States;

(ii) To be used or purchased by federal, state, county, or municipal law enforcement agencies; or

(iii) For exportation in compliance with all applicable federal laws and regulations.

(3) It shall be an affirmative defense to a prosecution brought under this section that the machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle was acquired prior to July 1, 1994, and is possessed in compliance with federal law.

(4) Any person violating this section is guilty of a class C felony.


And, here's RCW 9.41.220:
All machine guns, short-barreled shotguns, or short-barreled rifles, or any part designed and intended solely and exclusively for use in a machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle, or in converting a weapon into a machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle, illegally held or illegally possessed are hereby declared to be contraband, and it shall be the duty of all peace officers, and/or any officer or member of the armed forces of the United States or the state of Washington, to seize said machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle, or parts thereof, wherever and whenever found.

So, unfortunately, private citizens (yes, even police officers) can not own full auto here.
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Old March 3, 2010, 12:57 AM   #25
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I like the Kenmore range. It's open to non-members on the weekend
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