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Old March 22, 2007, 11:59 PM   #1
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Any Suggestions on a Range Bag?

Im looking for a 2-4 pistol range bag. I would like to have room for my ear muffs, glasses, ammo, multiple mags w/ dedicated holders, and pistol patches.

If you have a recomendation lets here it. If you can provide a link it will be much appreciated. Thanks
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Old March 23, 2007, 03:33 AM   #2
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Mai I suggest...

Check out www.tommysgunpack.com for some really nice and well made bags at a reasonable price.

I would also check www.maxpedition.com if you want to spend a bit more.
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Old March 23, 2007, 05:18 AM   #3
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CED Range Bags

Nice stuff...
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Old March 23, 2007, 02:22 PM   #4
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For the nicest, toughest, smartest range bag ever go to www.shootersconnection.com and look at the Tournament Series range bag. It isn't cheap but you will not find anything even close to as good.
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Old March 23, 2007, 03:16 PM   #5
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I have seen several black and yellow Dewalt tool bags at recent IDPA matches. Good size, lots of compartments, and probably less expensive than the tacktickle stuff.
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Old March 23, 2007, 03:46 PM   #6
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This is what I've been using and it works great. Lots of room and plenty of spots for small stuff. Got it a Lowe's for about $6.

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...780&lpage=none
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Old March 23, 2007, 05:52 PM   #7
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Check out Midway's range bag on sale for $30.00 Just got mine yesterday and was hard pressed to use all the available space!! Shoulder strap, two bags in one, 2 pistol cases, water bottle holder, brass bag,6 outside pockets with bidirectional zippers,at least 12 mag loops. Worth checking out. And if you don't like it for the range, you've got a great weekender bag for traveling.
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Old March 23, 2007, 09:01 PM   #8
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Terrible customer service from tommysgunpack.com

I haved to respectfully disagree witgh UH1-D Rotorhead on this. Tommysgunpack.com says they guarentee their products. When the zipper broke & fabric split on an outside pocket of the rangebag I'd bought from them, they wouldn't even respond to my queries. I posted about this in the gear & accessories section or maybe it was the section rating dealers etc. several months ago. Search tommysgunpack.com on this forum for the complete story. The KickinA Bags & stuff they sell seem to be fairly well designed but flimsey with a worthless warrenty sold by jerks who won't even respond to nice requests for warrenty coverage. I will never buy anything else from them & will always reccommend that you don't. If you want to know how I really feel about them, let me know.
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Old March 24, 2007, 12:29 AM   #9
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For once, I'm going to take the low road

Normally I tend to go for high-end gear, but my range bag is a gym bag that I got at K-Mart for <$10. It's large enough to hold two handguns (in their own cases), my cleaning and tool kit, two pairs of hearing protectors, and a few boxes of ammo. I've seen some really nice ones in the ~$50 range

http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/30981-53360-1078.html

but the cheappy gym bag works just fine for me. Saves me money for more ammo!
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Old March 25, 2007, 12:27 AM   #10
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Old March 25, 2007, 07:59 PM   #11
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I found a large plastic toolbox similar to the one above. I got two for under $10 at Menards if I remember right. It's nice to have cleaning supplies, lubes, and tools available and handy at the range.
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Old March 26, 2007, 06:17 AM   #12
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The links are really nice. They are informative.



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Old March 26, 2007, 09:28 AM   #13
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Old March 26, 2007, 09:31 AM   #14
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I like my I-Shot very much!!

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Old March 26, 2007, 02:07 PM   #15
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Check out www.tommysgunpack.com for some really nice and well made bags at a reasonable price.
They also sell assault rifle cases... what's an assault rifle? It doesn't look as if it will fit my M1 Garand, my SKS or my 10/22
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Old March 26, 2007, 02:51 PM   #16
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So you don't know what an assault rifle is???

What's with the rolled eyes? Do you have a problem with my suggestion(s)?
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Old March 28, 2007, 01:19 AM   #17
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Thanks Frenchwrench! I was looking for a similar setup, and the Midway bag look like it. Thanks again!!!
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Old March 29, 2007, 09:53 AM   #18
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Whatever you get, I recommend that it be plain without logos/names. Neighbors don't need to know your business?
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Old March 29, 2007, 02:46 PM   #19
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take a look at craftsman ( yes, SEARS ) tool bags, they make several sizes and they are pretty durable. Plus they cost a bit less than ' tactical looking ' bags.

here you go:

http://www.sears.com/sr/javasr/searc...yword=tool+bag
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Old March 29, 2007, 03:07 PM   #20
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I like those larger US Postal Service plastic/nylon 'boxes'. Good two handed carry, toss in all your stuff (handguns in zipped cases), dump empties in the bottom, sit flat ......
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Old March 30, 2007, 01:35 PM   #21
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A soft-sided tackle box works well. Remove the lure trays and yer in business.
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Old March 31, 2007, 12:23 AM   #22
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I use the blue and black Rubbermaid bags in the tool section at Wal Mart. $8.00 and they work very well.
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Old March 31, 2007, 08:08 AM   #23
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The Midway bag is where its at, in my opinion. I have used all sorts of tool bags, gym bags, etc, and while they worked, they are nothing like a true rang bag. If all you ever had was a tool bag, then you do not know what you are missing, trust me.
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Old March 31, 2007, 09:26 AM   #24
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The Midway bag is where its at, in my opinion. I have used all sorts of tool bags, gym bags, etc, and while they worked, they are nothing like a true rang bag. If all you ever had was a tool bag, then you do not know what you are missing, trust me.

I would have agreed with you a few years ago, but since I started using the rubbermaid bags they just seem to work better for me. They have elastic loops for magazines two pockets for pistols and hold 300 rounds of ammo with my staple gun. They also keep me from loading them to the point they are so heavy the shoulder strap connections break. That was the problem I had with the previous range bags I had used. These don't have a shoulder strap and don't need one.
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Old March 31, 2007, 10:04 AM   #25
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I have two of the Rubbermaid bags, and they are entirely too small for my needs. They have a poor closure, i.e., velcro, and dont nearly enough ammo. I currently use mine as a "man purse" to throw in the pickup, with ammo, a knife, compass, light, etc in it.
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