Private indoor range?


Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > General Discussion Forums > The Club House > Private indoor range?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-16-2012, 01:58 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 66
Liked 14 Times on 8 Posts

Default Private indoor range?

I've been wondering about this for some time. I know there are zoning laws to contend with. There is also the issue of ventilation and filtering, due to lead particles. Does anyone know what the specifics, and limitations are to building a range on private property? I live in the Phoenix, Arizona area. It would not be inside the house, I have no basement or room with the appropriate length, but would he a new structure that either stood alone, or shared a boundary with the existing structure. Had anyone done this, or know someone who has? Any ideas are welcome.



__________________
Flatman6 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 12-16-2012, 03:01 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dragunovsks's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: West of Louisville KY,Indiana
Posts: 2,309
Liked 201 Times on 138 Posts

Default

My dads national guard armory had an indoor range in the basement. He said at the business end there was a bare dirt floor with a thick steel plate at a steep angle above it. The fired rounds would be deflected by the steel plate into the loose dirt.

I'm not sure what zoning laws you'd have to deal with but as long as you're out in the country and are safe about the construction I can't see why you'd have any trouble with zoning.



__________________

Century Arms AR-15A2, 5.56
1946 Mosin-Nagant M44, 7.62x54R
1978 YUGO SKS, 7.62x39
NEF Protector Pump, 12 gauge
Savage Model 64, .22LR
NEF Pardner Tracker II, 12 gauge
Rock Island Armory 1911A1, .45 ACP
Remington 870 'Express Magnum' 12 gauge
Bersa Thunder .380

dragunovsks is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2012, 03:33 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: The Edge of Darkness
Posts: 6,495
Liked 4790 Times on 2679 Posts
Likes Given: 1736

Default

Most populated areas these days prohibit the discharging of firearms. This applies to indoor as well as outdoors.

__________________
nitestalker is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2012, 05:51 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: West, by God, Funroe,Louisiana
Posts: 18,707
Liked 9203 Times on 5058 Posts
Likes Given: 74

Default

The first range I went to today was right smack in the middle of downtown. It all depends on your location.

It was an indoor range.

__________________
trip286 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-18-2012, 08:13 PM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 66
Liked 14 Times on 8 Posts

Default

Thanks for the responses. I don't think it's possible for me. I live in a densely populated suburb of Phoenix. Nevertheless, I'm going to look into the zoning laws.



__________________
Flatman6 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Mobile indoor shooting range gwk4667 Training & Safety 12 11-18-2013 01:13 PM
W.Central WI indoor range? Stryker41 Range Report 1 03-06-2011 04:02 PM
New indoor Range murraywc Range Report 1 07-16-2010 02:38 AM
Indoor Range dog2000tj Range Report 0 05-07-2009 03:23 PM
Indoor range .22hustler The Club House 4 04-12-2009 03:49 AM