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December 29, 2000, 05:18 PM
If you do, are you interested in a get-together to shoot your favorite firearms?

I'm in Middle Tennesse...

March 6, 2001, 11:45 PM
okay I know you posted this a few months back, but I just now came across it. I'm in Murfreesboro, and places to shoot here are few and far between... if got the spot, I got the time. Thanks, and keep up The Fight!!!


March 8, 2001, 03:31 PM
Nashville, though I admit I am a little spooked about shooting alongside people I don't know.

March 8, 2001, 04:28 PM
in EAST (by God) Tennessee. But I do travel out of state occasionally (To Nashboro, to see UT wup Vandy every other year!).

Yr. Obt. Svnt.

March 9, 2001, 02:47 PM

I'm in East Tennessee regularly, and not just in the fall, if you know what I mean. :cool:


That's wise. I suggest an intermediate step; meet your fellow TFL'ers at a show and size them up. ;)

Fellow mid-staters...

There are *two* shows next weekend; one at the Nashville fairgrounds and one at the I-24 Expo Center [exit 66].

A group of us will be getting together and I'll be co-ordinating meeting time and place inside the show(s).
Anyone interested should drop me an e-mail!

March 9, 2001, 04:54 PM
but aren't there matches in Manchester? I'll try to make one this year.

March 10, 2001, 07:50 AM
Zander, I live in Smyrna and will probably go to the Expo center next weekend. If you come up with a time let me know and I will try to be there.

March 10, 2001, 08:49 AM
I live in Nashville and am planning on being at the fairgrounds next weekend.

March 10, 2001, 11:02 AM
STEVE and Borf...

Looks like we'll have quite a contingent; I'll probably try to visit both shows. :)

Likely the Goodman [fairgrounds] show in the morning and the Pope show [Expo Center] after lunch.

I'll keep everyone advised via this thread...

March 13, 2001, 09:10 PM
OK, TFL'ers...'ten-hut!

Here's the drill for this Saturday, 17Mar2001:

Meet at the Goodman show at the Nashville fairgrounds; it will be in one of two buildings to the north of the racetrack. Look for the covered 'Gun Show' booth to buy your entrance ticket [$6].

I'll be there at opening, 0900, and will rendezvous with the rest of you at the snack bar at 0930; I/we will be meeting others at the O'Charley's [adjacent to the I-24 Expo Center where the Pope show is being held] for lunch at 1200.

I have other commitments starting at 1600; the show will close at 1700.

If you need directions or other advice, please e-mail me.

See my post in the 'BST-Handguns' for what I'll be offering [yep, TFL'ers get a discount :cool:]; I encourage you to add info on anything you have or want.

Looking forward to a good turnout on Saturday...see you there!

March 14, 2001, 10:03 AM
Anybody else out there shoot at the free public range at the Cheatham Wildlife Mangement Area west of Nashville? This is where I shoot.


March 14, 2001, 10:06 AM
To paraphrase Muhammad Ali: "I said I was the greatest; I didn't say I was the best speller or typist."

In my haste, I made a typo on Cheatham Wildlife MANAGEMENT Area.


March 14, 2001, 01:19 PM
As long as we've got a thread we can talk Nashville in without disturbing the others, where do you guys shoot locally?

We've got:

Gun City USA (indoor 15yd range, $15.00 flat fee)
Cheatham WMA (details?)

Where else (I've only lived here ~2 mos)?

March 14, 2001, 01:30 PM
Oak Ridge-Oak Ridge Sportsman's Association IPSC this Sunday.

Andersonville--Indian Gap Gun Club. IDPA Fourth Saturday of each month.

Fairygut--Hickory Creek Range. IPSC First Saturday of each month.

Yr. Obt. Svnt.

Greenville--Tac2. IDPA Second Saturday of each month

March 14, 2001, 02:07 PM
...it's my home range. :cool:

Don't go to Gun City because the owner(s) have *such* an attitude and the range is dark, poorly ventilated and expensive.

There is Owl Hollow Gun Club down near Franklin; $30/yr. was the last price I heard.

Are you guys coming to the show Saturday morning?

If so, we'll compare notes...

March 14, 2001, 02:10 PM
...there's a range in Farragut besides Guncraft Sports?


I'll try to e-mail you and perhaps we can swap phone numbers and/or cross paths the next time I'm in K-town.

March 14, 2001, 09:26 PM
Owl Hollow is my home range. At least until I can afford to buy my own property. It's not the greatest , but the price is right ($30 a year is correct). There is also a club up near Gallatin, but all of the people I have meet who were members where also snobs and wouldn't give me the time of day about joining. ( hope they are not all like that.)

March 15, 2001, 04:59 PM
Well, poop! I won't be able to make it to the show for the first time in several months - going away for the weekend to celebrate mom's b-day. (If I don't, I'm going to be in deep, deep trouble!) Will make it to April's show, hopefully.

I went to Gun City USA only once - they seemed friendly enough but the place looked like the most poorly stocked place I've ever been in. I was looking for a shooting range, but the one there seemed really....nasty.

March 16, 2001, 02:02 AM
I live in Smyrna, but my two favorite ranges are 64 and 65 miles away.

One is in Viola and costs $5 a day or (I think) $100 a year. It has a handgun range, a rimfire silhouette range, a sporting clays course, and rifle ranges up to 300 yards.

The other is in Hickman County near Wrigley and includes a handgun range and a rifle range up to about 200 yards.

Both of these ranges are owned by good guys. For me, they're worth the drive.

March 17, 2001, 04:58 PM
You know, I think we should have exchanged emails to find out what the others looked like :) I got to the snack bar ~ 9:35ish... waited around kinda hoping to see a Molon Labe hat or somesuch:) What is it with gun/computer shows the last couple of years? Used to be a place to get a *deal*, or some really unusual item/accessory... now it is just a collection of stuff at retail or higher prices. Maybe I'm just bitter about not finding a Makarov:)

April 10, 2001, 10:38 AM
...as some messages are definitely missing.

OK, here's the basic plan:

Get together for the Pope show on May 5th and visit a range that afternoon. If you can join us TN-TFLers for all or part of the day, let me know.

E-mail perfectly acceptable...