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Curious as to prices.

Postby Greg Wile » Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:19 pm

I have been invited to join a local gun club at the huge expense of seventy five spondoolies a year. This is an outdoor range but they offer skeet, rifle, handgun, black powder, and sporting clays. The range is only a 10 min. drive from my place and one of my neighbours is a member. So what do you guys think, is it a bargain?
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Postby 98ramtough » Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:49 pm

Greg,

You can't put a price on fun. With the price of Gas these days it sounds like it is close, would provide lots of fun, I would say its a bargain!
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Postby mallardman77 » Tue Aug 16, 2005 4:15 pm

Greg,

A membership out here will run you $60-$65, and on average $3 extra for a round of trap or skeet.


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Postby Mr. 16 gauge » Tue Aug 16, 2005 5:12 pm

The last membership I bought was $125, and you had to pay $5-$10 every time you went to use the range.
I think you have a bargain there.................................. :eek:
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Postby gunman » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:05 am

I used to pay $5 a gun each time I went to the range.....mostly used it for sighting in the deer rifle....
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Postby canadagoose » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:33 pm

I think I paid $125 for my membership at the local sporting clays club, which knocks the price down to $.30/clay from $.38/clay. I usually shoot 125 of them. Add in the cost of shells and it's over $70 for the day. Probably another $10 in gas getting there. Damn fun though.
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Postby AlaskaRedneK » Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:52 pm

Yeah, I think my "EPM" (Executive Park Member) membership was like $120 US/year.

But you could also shoot before and after hours which is a HUGE plus!

You had to pay for clays, but it was a discounted price.


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Postby Gooseboy » Sun Sep 04, 2005 10:24 am

Sounds good. Good Luck. :thumbsup:
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Postby Sagebrush » Wed Oct 05, 2005 12:43 am

A trap club can really help you shot better. In Reno Nv. we have Skeet,Trap,Doubles,5 stand , Sporting clays & Heli clays. Skeet & doubles are great for "reaction" shoting. Trap for proper gun mounting & gen. mech. 5 stand & sporting clays give you ALL the field angles .
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