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Old 06-27-2009, 11:22 AM   #11
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That is a nice range there, just a little far for me to go to just to shoot. What is the Max distance of your rifle range?

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Old 06-27-2009, 08:35 PM   #12
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Currently they're at 300 yards. We allow anything up to but NOT including 50 BMG. Guests have to use tubes for shooting and members have to qualify to shoot rifles outside of the tubes. It's an insurance thing. I'm still working on my rifle qualification. Went out this morning and just kept missing it by 1 shot. Got my pistol done last week.

I really like it out there so far. Everyone's really friendly, there's many knowledgeable range officers (mostly older guys, many retired ex-marines). One guy in particular has straightened out my pistol in about two clips.

If you ever want to visit, just let me know. It's $10 dollars a day for quests.

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Old 06-27-2009, 09:25 PM   #13
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Thanks for the invite and if I ever get the money to head that way I'll give you a tell and we can do some shooting

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Old 06-27-2009, 10:03 PM   #14
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Just for grins, here's a link for the range where I'm a member. It's one of the nicest ranges I've ever seen:

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I'm a member here also. Started going there in 1994. I was just there last Saturday.
I've been to the range in Lincon (It sucks), Been to the range in Rancho Cordova, next to Mather off Douglas Rd. and Sunrise (It really sucks)
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Old 06-28-2009, 02:42 AM   #15
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If I cannot see the range it is not safe for me to shoot
+1 I agree.
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:50 AM   #16
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How often do you shoot or hunt in a seated position? Sounds like a range set up for paper snipers. Find a better range.

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Old 06-28-2009, 12:34 PM   #17
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I belong to the Zia Gun Club. Very nice range with very strict safety rules, Not to the point that you can't enjoy yourself but you don't have to constantly watch out for idiots. We have several ranges from 10 yard "plinking" to 600 meter High Power. A much beter area than the public range. I would recomend anyone in the Albuquerque area to take the time to inroll in the orientation and safety class and become a member (must be an active NRA member but you can join during the class).

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Old 06-29-2009, 08:19 AM   #18
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My range (ANZAC rifle range) is uber-safe as far as strict rules applying. Rifles may only be carried w/o bolts to the mound etc. I can't even handle an unloaded pistol unless I'm just about to fire it, since I haven't undergone the 'Handgun safety training course' yet lol


Rifle range goes out to 600m




Here from the air



The NSW State Govt (aka 'The Mafia') want to seize the entire range & flog it off to private property developers, being prime land worth a sh*tload of $$...and since their mismanagement has landed the state in $1bil of debt...

As the largest range in the Southern Hemisphere, with history dating back to 1850 (my club has a 70+ year history there) well, it kinda stinks really

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Old 07-25-2009, 05:17 PM   #19
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I voted before I fully read the post-I thought you was asking if MY range is safe.

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If there are houses 300 yards on the other side of the berm, I wouldnt be shooting there at all.

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