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CGT80
11-13-2009, 5:59 PM
My brother told me that he saw on the Bass Pro web site that they have an indoor shooting range.

From their web site:

July 20, 2009 - December 31, 2020
Indoor Shooting Range
Need a place to shoot that recently purchased pistol or just a new change of scenery from your common shooting range? Come on in to your Rancho Cucamonga Bass Pro Shops and visit our state of the art 50 foot pistol range. Equipped with powered target retrieval, you don't need anything other than your firearms, ammunition, and eye and ear protection. We provide targets for use. Open daily from 11-8PM. $7 per hour.

Has anyone shot here yet or seen the range?

What kind of targets do they provide?

I am walking on crutches right now, so it is hard to stand for a long time.
Do they have any kind of seating for the firing line?

Where is the range located? Inside the store or an additional building on their property? Can you head right to the range or do they have to escort you and your weapons to the location?

This is close to my house and might give me a chance to try out the 9mm conversion on my XD.

Thanks for your input.
Chris

pennys dad
11-13-2009, 7:05 PM
excellent good know know

Sheldon
11-13-2009, 9:45 PM
That's the cheapest range fee I have seen for an indoor range. Wonder how many points/lanes there are? Far out of the way for me, but always nice to have another range around.

ironhiide
11-13-2009, 9:50 PM
Its been there since they opened, but I dont remember the price being that cheap. Thats not a bad hourly rate at all, might be an option now.

Mister BLASTEE
11-13-2009, 10:52 PM
I'm not a 100% sure about this but I think they only have 3 lanes

Ducman
11-13-2009, 11:16 PM
I'm not a 100% sure about this but I think they only have 3 lanes
actually it's 4 lanes. ask for Doug, he's the Range master there, very helpful and very informative. and if I recall correctly, their targets are not bad either like a $.01 each.
range is inside the building 2nd floor. you check it in at the lobby and clerk will put a lock on the gun and let you in, they will call upstairs to let them know you're on your away and they have another set of keys to unlock your pistol when upstairs. No reloads and no .22.

ke6guj
11-13-2009, 11:20 PM
Where is the range located? Inside the store or an additional building on their property?its inside the store, upstairs, just to the left of the "fine gun" room.

Can you head right to the range or do they have to escort you and your weapons to the location?
I'd assume you'd get escorted to the range, through the store.

eccvets
11-14-2009, 12:48 AM
it is cheap but Why it sucks...
-they are hardly ever open
-you gotta buy their ammo on the day you wanna shoot and you can't use your own (their out of ammo a lot now adays too which really sucks)
-you gotta call a few days in advance to make appointments
-their hardly ever open and your at their will
-They don't let you shoot guns they sell (they wont let me shoot a 5-7 I bought from them!!!)
-only FMJ training ammo only
-The guys working there are d*cks and don't know sh*t about guns!

CGT80
11-14-2009, 11:53 AM
Thanks for the replies guys. If they don't allow reloads or 22 LR then it is a no go. I only shoot my own reloads. My Ruger Mk III hunter was purchased from them, so that would be out x2, and I'm sure they must sell SA XD's so that gun would be out.

I told my brother that it had to be B.S. that Bass Pro had a range, and that I would have read about it if it did. He was right, but the range rules kind of explain why no one talks about going there.

I have been to the Magnum range in Rancho Cucamonga in the past. They are not great, but it sounds like Bass Pro can't even compete.

Cokebottle
11-14-2009, 2:46 PM
Thanks for the replies guys. If they don't allow reloads or 22 LR then it is a no go. I only shoot my own reloads. My Ruger Mk III hunter was purchased from them, so that would be out x2, and I'm sure they must sell SA XD's so that gun would be out.
Call them and ask.

There may have been another reason they don't allow the 5-7.
I just can't imagining them not allowing people to shoot any model gun they carry.

bcrich
11-14-2009, 8:27 PM
Magnum range wont let you shoot the 5.7 either.....they say it's gonna go through the walls and not ever stop, oh well lytle creek is just up the hill!

G17GUY
11-14-2009, 10:21 PM
Magnum range wont let you shoot the 5.7 either.....they say it's gonna go through the walls and not ever stop, oh well lytle creek is just up the hill!

lol Its like a 50 BMG:TFH:

Sheldon
11-15-2009, 2:01 AM
So factory ammo only and no rimfire.........strike them off my list of possible ranges to use!!

Cuzn Andy
01-31-2010, 10:10 PM
I just bought a Sig Sauer Mosquito .22LR from them. I'm still waiting for my 10 day waiting period but in the mean time I called the hunting dept and asked, "When I come to pick up my handgun after my 10 day wait, is it ok to shoot it at your range?" The person at the hunting counter said that as long as it was a handgun, there should be no problem. They specifically said no rifles, not even my Ruger 10/22. The range is only 14 yards deep. Also, they told me to bring my own ammo, since ammo is getting pretty thin. So then I asked, "You want me to just walk in your store with a gun and a crap-load of ammo?" They said "As long as your gun isn't loaded and it is safety checked at the door, you should be fine." They told me to bring it in a backpack or ammo can or something along those lines. At any rate, my wait is up on Wednesday, I'll let you guys know what happens.

Butthead
02-01-2010, 9:49 PM
They also have an indoor archery range behind the gun counter.

james1179
02-02-2010, 3:58 PM
just shot their last week. nice range a little small, but all diamond plated inside and well lit. let me shoot my own factory ammo had purchased somewhere else had no problems. shot my hk usp .45,my barreta 96s and my m&p in 9mm.

Cuzn Andy
02-03-2010, 9:16 PM
I just picked up my Sig Sauer Mosquito .22 today, and while I was at Bass Pro, I was informed that you cannot shoot a .22 there. They said that the .22 round will ricochet off of the back wall of the range. They said higher caliber rounds move alot faster and they basically explode into little bits when they hit that back wall. I did confirm that there are 4 shooting lanes, and the price is $7 per hour per shooter. You can shoot any caliber between a .25 and a .45

Steyrlp10
02-04-2010, 12:41 PM
They need to build a range for our Manteca store up north -- and make sure the backstop is an improvement over the one discussed in this thread. That's really strange to read that .22 LR aren't allowed. What was the engineer thinking of?

Cokebottle
02-04-2010, 7:24 PM
They need to build a range for our Manteca store up north -- and make sure the backstop is an improvement over the one discussed in this thread. That's really strange to read that .22 LR aren't allowed. What was the engineer thinking of?
I suspect it's due to many/most .22lr being unjacketed lead and contamination issues.
The two indoor ranges that I've been to prohibit unjacketed "wadcutters" or ball rounds. FMJ and JHP only.

jaymz
02-04-2010, 8:07 PM
Does anybody know if they still require you to call ahead of time for an appointment?