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sjpd
11-10-2009, 11:24 PM
We just had some prisoners clean up the range today (East Camino Cielo). Will be open after the next heavy rain storm.

Breadfan
11-10-2009, 11:31 PM
Nice

Macadelic4
11-11-2009, 3:04 AM
Hoorah! Have to take a trip up there when I'm back in SB. Since when did they get prisoners to do the shooting areas?

Fay BUddha
11-11-2009, 8:38 AM
Cool :) I have been wondering if it was open or not.
After the next heavy rain storm?? Looking @ the NWS no heavy rains soon just "A 20 percent chance of showers." on Thursday though. I have to get my SB buddies together and head up there when it opens.

Nate
11-13-2009, 10:13 PM
We just had some prisoners clean up the range today (East Camino Cielo). Will be open after the next heavy rain storm.

Why is it called Glass Factory? I grew up in Santa Barbara back in the 70's to the early 90's, and knew it as East Camino Cielo.

jjperl
11-14-2009, 12:36 AM
It's must commonly called the "glass factory" because there's tons of broken glass up there. It's also called "lead hill," because the ground is literally covered with bullets.

MockTheRavens
11-14-2009, 3:59 PM
So is this place opened or closed?

sjpd
11-14-2009, 11:13 PM
Currently closed. Don't shoot there until it opens. D.A. will prosecute, due to all the recent fires.

Deadbolt
12-08-2009, 3:02 PM
Currently closed. Don't shoot there until it opens. D.A. will prosecute, due to all the recent fires.

yeah its been dry as hell here.


Last rain we just saw snow on the pass - should be ok now then yes?

Syntax Error
12-12-2009, 7:55 PM
This place has to be open after this recent rain storm. :D

jjperl
12-12-2009, 10:31 PM
It's open now. :63:

Seesm
12-13-2009, 11:21 AM
Hopefully it is kept clean.

nick
12-13-2009, 11:39 AM
Hoorah! Have to take a trip up there when I'm back in SB. Since when did they get prisoners to do the shooting areas?

They dig their own graves...

Amacias805
12-13-2009, 8:48 PM
It's open now. :63:

are you sure, i haven't been able to find any information on whether or not it was open

Deadbolt
12-14-2009, 8:19 AM
I've sent an email to the Los Padres Forest service in Goleta last week - still no response

Amacias805
12-14-2009, 2:08 PM
cause i heard that we only need a few inches of rain before it opened back up, but its rained alot over the last week so it should be opened but i haven't seen them officially say it was ok yet

jjperl
12-14-2009, 7:02 PM
I'm sure it's open. My coworkers went up last week.

Barrelmon
12-15-2009, 12:59 PM
Guys/Gals,

Try to inform your friends not to bring up JUNK to shoot.. Computers, Tvs, Printers, Fun to shoot I know, but it makes a mess and looks like hell.

I have been going to the Farmers Market when they are closing down and asking for bad fruit. Usually the farmers will give for free or for really cheap. Fruit is fun to shoot (explodes) and is biodegradable.

SHOOT FRUIT!

Deadbolt
12-15-2009, 1:02 PM
^^^ Great suggestion !

double_action
12-15-2009, 1:21 PM
Guys/Gals,

Try to inform your friends not to bring up JUNK to shoot.. Computers, Tvs, Printers, Fun to shoot I know, but it makes a mess and looks like hell.

I have been going to the Farmers Market when they are closing down and asking for bad fruit. Usually the farmers will give for free or for really cheap. Fruit is fun to shoot (explodes) and is biodegradable.

SHOOT FRUIT!

Just don't tell the hippies what you want the fruit for ;)

Fay BUddha
12-15-2009, 1:51 PM
Ventura Star (http://www.vcstar.com/news/2009/dec/15/fire-restrictions-lifted-in-los-padres-after/)
It appears it should be open now

Fire restrictions in the Los Padres National Forest have been lifted Monday after snow and rained dampened the mountains.

Prohibitions on smoking and target shooting also were lifted.

xnoahx
12-26-2009, 11:17 AM
This is just the info I was looking for. Going to try to head up there for the first time this coming week for some rimfire fun

Deadbolt
12-30-2009, 8:32 AM
was up there yesterday with some friends - lots of spent brass and casing everywhere, i packed out a 12pack box's worth of it


pick up your brass guys :(

xnoahx
12-31-2009, 10:20 AM
Went up for the first time yesterday morning, got lucky and it rained the whole time I was there. :mad:

SikDMAX
12-31-2009, 10:26 AM
Can someone give me directions on how to get there? I'm in San Luis but would love to drive down sometime.

Hopi
12-31-2009, 10:42 AM
From the 101 take the 246 exit towards Solvang, make a right on the 154 towards Santa Barbara, then exit east camino cielo. Follow that road for about 20 minutes...you'll see the shooting range and shooters off to the left of ECC.

xnoahx
12-31-2009, 10:47 PM
http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=santa%20barbara&daddr=34.5060111111%2C-119.75331048%20%28%22Glass%20Factory%22%29&ie=utf-8&v=2.1&cv=4.1.7076.4458&hl=en

This is where it is, you can edit the starting destination for where you are. You cant miss it when you drive by it.

JeePerz
01-05-2010, 5:31 PM
If anyone is planning a clean-up / shoot up there count me in ...

Deadbolt
01-12-2010, 4:27 PM
If anyone is planning a clean-up / shoot up there count me in ...

trying to convince the wife to come up with me this weekend - weather allowing. We havent been into Solvang in like 3years and were going to cruise down and hang out with the pooch all day there either saturday or sunday. Whichever weekend day it is not us in Solvang, im going up to the Glass Factory.

I'll update this thread closer to the end of the week. Re "clean up" i just generally bring a garbage bag / couple grocery bags and a dust pan and just fill up on whatever people leave. Good / bad brass / trash, etc...

jjperl
01-13-2010, 5:56 PM
I'm thinking about going sometime between the 24th and the 28th of Jan. I'll update when I decide.

Deadbolt
01-14-2010, 11:18 AM
let me know. I just ran up there for an hr this morning before heading into work. The AM up there is great. Crisp air and no one's home :)

SikDMAX
01-14-2010, 12:32 PM
I'm sooo in! This would be Past Cold Springs Tavern then coming from 154 right? Or am I thinking different road?

jjperl
01-15-2010, 1:06 AM
The glass factory is on East Camino Cielo. The turnoff for East Camino Cielo is at the top of HWY 154, above Santa Barbara. Follow East Camino Cielo all the way to the range (you can't miss it).

DedEye
01-15-2010, 2:01 PM
I'll be down in a couple weeks.

Range trip time.

Hopi
01-15-2010, 2:34 PM
I'll be down in a couple weeks.

Range trip time.

You're not allowed at the Glass factory anymore.....

SikDMAX
01-15-2010, 5:26 PM
Myself and a buddy are coming tomorrow afternoon on our way back from LA with some new toys!

DedEye
01-15-2010, 5:34 PM
You're not allowed at the Glass factory anymore.....

I was going to ask if it was the TV bayoneting incident, then I realized it was because I'm so flaming and you didn't want me to start a fire.

http://pw0nd.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/what-you-did-there-i-see-it.jpg

SikDMAX
01-15-2010, 6:57 PM
Anyone have pics of the range they can post?

SikDMAX
01-17-2010, 9:26 AM
Here's some... GREAT PLACE! I'd like to organize a group shoot/ clean up out there in the near future. Any takers?

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r58/SandInspiredKustomz/856889e7.jpg

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r58/SandInspiredKustomz/86bcc627.jpg

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r58/SandInspiredKustomz/09808613.jpg

and one of my new Mossberg 500 and my buddy's 1911


http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r58/SandInspiredKustomz/d031c4d7.jpg

Hopi
01-17-2010, 10:16 AM
if timing works, i'll join ya for a clean and shoot!

Ford8N
01-17-2010, 3:30 PM
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r58/SandInspiredKustomz/86bcc627.jpg


I've seen the Forest Service close down ranges that had less trash than that. The shooters up there need to do a better job of policing themselves. Just a heads up....:(

SikDMAX
01-17-2010, 3:40 PM
That's why I'd like to clean up the place... My first time out and don't want it to be my last! It's an hour and a half drive/ ride though for me.

Who else is interested in meeting for a clean up?
Maybe 2 or 3 weekends from now?

DedEye
01-17-2010, 5:53 PM
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r58/SandInspiredKustomz/86bcc627.jpg


I've seen the Forest Service close down ranges that had less trash than that. The shooters up there need to do a better job of policing themselves. Just a heads up....:(

That's clean for the Glass Factory.

I'll be in the area the weekend of the 6th. Shooting/cleaning on Friday the 5th may work best for me.

SikDMAX
01-17-2010, 6:05 PM
Ill start a new thread.... I think a Sat/Sun would be best.

Herr_C4
01-26-2010, 9:23 PM
Count me in, I'd love to meet some of the guys from the board.

Deadbolt
01-26-2010, 9:45 PM
i cant make 5th/6th - im visiting my sister and my new nephew :D

DedEye
01-26-2010, 10:10 PM
Ill start a new thread.... I think a Sat/Sun would be best.

Not for anyone attending the Appleseed shoot, as you've discovered ;).

SikDMAX
01-26-2010, 10:20 PM
Please view the thread in my signature - the cleanup is this Saturday the 30th at 9am