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Old July 2, 2013, 09:36 AM   #26
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12 miles to the local indoor range.
15 miles to the local outdoor range, max distance is 100 yds.
40 miles to the two closest club ranges, max distance is 200 yds.
10 feet to my airgun range in the garage.
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Old July 2, 2013, 03:03 PM   #27
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It's about 12 miles to an outdoor range. It's mostly county and state road, so about 15 minutes door to target. I didn't know it was there until about 3 months ago. Amazing what you can find on Google.
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Old July 2, 2013, 07:16 PM   #28
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I've got three public ranges within 20 miles, 2 indoor pistol and one out door with all the fixins, 100 yrd range limit. When I really want to burn up some ammo I head to the deer lease 90 miles away. It's a long drive but no crowds and no range limit.
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Old July 2, 2013, 07:28 PM   #29
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The best outdoor range for me is 43 miles door-to-door. They're cheap, I can take a lane all day long for like $4. Plus, they don't harass me about NFA stuff. Plus plus, I never leave there with less than a couple thousand cases to reload.

Other than that there's another outdoor range less than 10 minutes away in city traffic, but they pester me and try to "educate" me on NFA law. Problem is they're wrong about what they're saying 90% of of time and it makes shooting much less of a pleasant experience. Because of that I usually just make the drive or shoot indoors.
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Old July 2, 2013, 07:33 PM   #30
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My Club Range

My club range has activities going on all the time. Skeet, trap, outdoor prone 22 rifle, outdoor 22 semi auto shooting steel knock down plates. Winter indoor 22 SA and Lever 22 shooting polomar plates.
Outdoor has 25, 50 100 yards to the dirt pile.
A two acre pond for fishing.
1/2 mile from anything and anybody. long driveway, gated.
Distance, not Great, but not bad either.
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Old July 2, 2013, 08:03 PM   #31
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The Fort Sill range is about 20 miles from home. My own range to 250 yards is 75 miles from home.
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Old July 2, 2013, 09:08 PM   #32
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Not more than 4 miles ... 3 miles in the country with no stops!
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Old July 3, 2013, 03:01 PM   #33
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About 6 miles one way, and 8 miles the other. Same people own both ranges. Can't wait to join up.
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Old July 3, 2013, 03:10 PM   #34
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15 miles to Rio Salado. Public range is 12.5, 25, 50,100, 200, and 300 yards. Nice place and ROs like to shoot. They run a pretty tight ship and I like that.
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Old July 3, 2013, 03:12 PM   #35
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Fifty yards to the bench for 300 yards and most other shooting. But on rainy days I shoot .22s out of e garage.

But the end of the year I will have a climate-controlled shooting house in my barn with 30 yard pistol backstop nd 300 yard rifle backstop, 30 yards from the door.
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Old July 3, 2013, 03:58 PM   #36
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Although there are ranges a lot closer, I prefer to drive 2 hours down 58 to my friends private property. I don't have to pay range fees, no crowds, and I can shoot as long as I want to. We're talking 400 yards.
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Old July 3, 2013, 05:28 PM   #37
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About 75-80 paces...or off the deck if I'm just gonna clear a mag.
Have been known to shoot out the window a time or ten but momma gets a little excited if I don't forewarn her.
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Old July 3, 2013, 06:03 PM   #38
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Another one for outside the door on the porch. I do have a rifle range I backyard out to 200 yards and pistol range to 30 yards and have gongs for pistols at 100 yards. Also done a lot of shooting out windows and killed a lot of deer out windows.
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Old July 3, 2013, 06:19 PM   #39
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About 20ft outside my back door
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Old July 3, 2013, 07:37 PM   #40
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24 miles, east, west or north.
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Old July 3, 2013, 10:47 PM   #41
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about an hour and a half drive. but it was shut down because stray bullets were putting hikers in the park behind the range at risk.

now the range has to "jump through hoops" to get their business reopened.
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Old July 4, 2013, 01:58 AM   #42
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The indoor range I go to is about 30mins from my house when I am at home. At school there are 2 outdoor ranges 30mins away and 1 that is 15mins away. 2 of the outdoor ranges close for the year at the start of gun deer season and are pay to use ($4).
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Old July 4, 2013, 04:08 AM   #43
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Five minutes south is the private club I belong to. 300yard rifle, 50 yd pistol, and nice trap facility. Also a nice clubhouse with indoor bathroom and kitchen frdges and refreshment.

Five minutes north is my parents house, pistol only, very informal.
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Old July 4, 2013, 06:06 AM   #44
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Right out back, about 40 yrds. from the back porch. Shooting bench, 25, 50, and 100 yrd. backstops. 6 ft. tall backstop for pistols. 3 steel plates and a couple spinner targets.
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Old July 4, 2013, 08:13 AM   #45
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I have both a rifle and pistol range on my place, it's easy walking distance to either one.

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Old July 4, 2013, 09:14 AM   #46
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30 minutes.... guess thats better than some. only goes out to 200 yards, and pretty much the only option for hours
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Old July 4, 2013, 11:55 AM   #47
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There are several indoor ranges and one outdoor range within 20 minutes of my house. However, more often than not nowadays, my brother and I just go out to the desert about 40-45 minutes away to shoot.
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Old July 4, 2013, 01:07 PM   #48
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Bout 200 yards out the back door.
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Old July 4, 2013, 06:35 PM   #49
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My range near Malinta Ohio.
http://goo.gl/maps/ZUXhb
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Old July 4, 2013, 06:52 PM   #50
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Evicted from our urban range 6 miles from my house, we are relocating in the sticks, 22 miles away.
There is a new range under construction about 13 miles out in the other direction.
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