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Discussion in 'Veteran's Forum' started by BNSF, Jun 23, 2004.


  1. BNSF

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    I need to know what other bases have a personal owned weapons (POW) range like Fort Carson. I will be getting PCS orders soon and I need to lock my choices with branch. Any good ranges in Tacoma, Washington area? I am thinking of heading that way...

    Army all the way!
     

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  2. KNEESINTHEBREEZ

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    Got Silk?

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    BRAGG has 'em. But they don't let LEGS in. ;f
     

  3. eisman

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    ARGH!
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    Ft Lewis has Trap and Skeet ranges that were refurbished a couple years ago. They are open every day. They also open a Rifle range for public use on weekends for rifle & pistol shooters.

    Ft Irwin also has ranges, but it's been a while since I shot on them.

    Ft Leonard Wood has Trap & Skeet daily (new machines this year) and opens a range for rifle shooters on the weekend.
     
  4. fnfalman

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    Chicks Dig It

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    Ft. Campbell has a really nice one. At least twelve years ago, they did.
     
  5. A_Swede_17_1911

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    Ft. Benning does, as does Ft. Bragg
     
  6. johnny5bravo

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    Ft Stewart has one. Cost is $4 for the day. They also supply the targets.
     
  7. BNSF

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    Thanks for the replies.
     
  8. Glockusmaximus

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    Ft. Sill, Oklahoma does too. 100 meter rifle and 25m pistol.

    Cheers!
     
  9. RepublicanMan

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    Reminds me of the 20/20 show they did while I was at Bragg.

    Opens up with Sawyer (I think it was her) standing at the sign on Bragg Blvd leading onto post.....her opening line?

    "Welcome to Fort Bragg NC, home of the 82nd Airborne Division, the most physically fit group of alcoholics in the free world."
     
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    We have a 300 meter POW range and a skeet range here at Ft Riley, KS.
     
  11. kawalerzysta

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    Ft Polk,La and Ft Stewart, Ga
     
  12. KNEESINTHEBREEZ

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    Got Silk?

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    If I remember correctly, after the troops got back from Desert Storm, the shoppette on Gruber Rd got into the Guiness book of world records for the most alcohol sold in a 24 hour time period.
     
  13. BNSF

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    Hell no! I would stay away from Polk=puke!
     
  14. noway

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    FT. Sam Houston used to have a pistol/rifle range a few years back. Was pretty good and well maintain.
     
  15. BNSF

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    What happened to it? I go there quite frequently.
     
  16. noway

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    Nothing, I thought it was closed down or something . My dad and I use to shoot their a few years back.
     
  17. Planet-Ed

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    STOP and RTFM

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    If I recall I think Ft Huachuca had a range for personal use also when I was there 89-91.
     
  18. Hydrilla

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    Ft Belvoir, VA has an indoor pistol range that allows privately owned weapons, or they did in the mid to late 90s. The bad thing is that's the ONLY range they have, so M-16 qualifying was done indoors with 22 adapters ;g ;5
     
  19. Jumper

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    They do. I shot there many times in 1995.
     
  20. jay.shebuski

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    You can shoot at Ft Lewis..but noooooo double taps or rapid fire.

    ..In the Tacoma area?,...hit the www.uspsa site. Look for the state club finder and enter WA..there are quite a few in the AO.

    Good shooting.