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The only indoor range around has what seem to be a good offer going. If you join the range for a year ($75), you get to buy one new gun at cost during the year. I know the owner well, he has been a local teacher for 30+years. What can the savings be? This guy has some pretty high prices to be honest. What do you guys think?
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$75 per year?
Total cost to shoot anytime? No limits?
I'd say that it's a bargin. Additonal savings on a gun purchase? At cost? That right there sounds like you get your $75 back...
I pay $250 per year for my wife and I to belong to a beautiful, well-managed, private outdoor range.
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Well, depending on any stipulations for usage they have for you using the range, I think $75 for a year is about right with or without any fringe benefits. If the FFL isn't a volume dealer, his prices will likely be higher than those who are. I go to shoot at an indoor range whenever I want to for $10 and targets are 80¢ each. It's been three years since I had a yearly paid membership there and I think it was $50 then. But I know this fellow, I used to work at the same place as his wife, and he was my CCW class instructor and I always go there to renew. I've sold on consignment through his shop, bought one pistol from him, and had him install most of my night sights. A place that does right by you is often better than a place that's more convenient. If you find both at the same place, then you're doing well.
$75/year sounds like a good deal to me, and the gun at cost is an extra bonus. I pay around $12/day at an indoor range, so if I go once a month I'm paying almost twice what you'll be paying for a year. It's a no-brainer, especially if you like that particular range.
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"When it seems too good to be true, it probably is". Read the small print. How much are the targets? Does the range owner require you use his ammo?
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Also, a range that I use around here has a membership deal, but range time is only discounted, not free. 50% off? I don't remember, but it is a kind of pricy range to start with.
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heck yeah thats a good deal its around 300 near me
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don't know what the indoor ranges are around here i think shoot straight is $30 a month with a free gun rental upon membership. the outdoor range i'm a part of is around $125ish after the first year's initial fee's. I prefer out door but seems to me $75 for a whole year isn't too bad comes out to $6.25 a month. plus you get a "discount" on a gun. how often do you go shooting? how much is it to use the range for a day? if you go more than once a month and it costs you more than $6.25 per day, then it would be worth it right?
I pay $225 per year, so 75 bucks seems like a good deal to me.
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$12.00 Hr. here but since I frequent the range and support it they let me get a year membership for 100.00
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For a decent range, anything less than $10-15/mo is a bargain, IMO. If his typical mark-up is 30%, it might seem worth it. But then, for $75, I'd be much more concerned about the quality and flexibility of the range as opposed to looking for that $75 to be "paid back" via some special discount. Meaning, you might get a discounted gun, but a crappy range. That wouldn't be worth it.
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If you can shoot all you want for 475 I would join.