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ADDICTEDto.223LOWERS
02-19-2006, 2:18 AM
does anyone know of a range that is longer than 200 yards? i have a 24" super bull barrel coming in to use with my super sniper and i want to take advantage of the whole 24"

saki302
02-19-2006, 3:11 AM
The Angeles range has metal plates out to 800 yards, I think. As far as paper targets go, I think their max is either 200 or 300 yards.

-Dave

ADDICTEDto.223LOWERS
02-19-2006, 8:09 AM
thanks maybe i should have specified im from the norcal

rkt88edmo
02-19-2006, 10:24 AM
thanks maybe i should have specified im from the norcal

That's still not very specific. If you are near Sac Yolo County Sportmen has a 1000yd range, but I think you would have to go to an event or with someone who is allowed to use it, maybe Pathfnder will chime in.

Overkill
02-19-2006, 10:25 AM
IIRC, the range in Oroville goes out to 300 yards.

esheato
02-19-2006, 10:27 AM
Oroville goes to 550.

phish
02-19-2006, 10:29 AM
Yes, there is a 1000 yard range located in Sloughhouse, headed up by the Folsom Shooting Club. Most of the time you will need to go to one of the competetive events to shoot past 200 yards, but there are club members who use the line on Tuesdays occasionally.

It's a top notch facility. :cool:

http://www.sacvalley.org

PIRATE14
02-19-2006, 10:31 AM
Better get gooding at reading the winds if you're going to shoot past 300 yds:D

NRAhighpowershooter
02-19-2006, 10:44 AM
actually you'll need to start learning to read the wind at 300 with a .223

Pthfndr
02-19-2006, 6:10 PM
where in Norcal are you? How close to Sacramento? Sac Valley has a 300 yard range available to non members. You have to "qualify" on the 100 yard range first, and then they'll give you a card so you can use the 300 yard range anytime you come (nobody laugh. you'd be surprised how many people can't hit squat at 300 yards and shoot the target frames to pieces).

They also have the 500 meter silhouette range (NO FMJ or MAGNUMS ALLOWED) which is available to members. A member can bring a guest or 2 with them onto the silhouette range.

The 1000 yard range is available only to members, who have shot in a qualifying match and been signed off by the match director, or to people (non members & members) who are actually shooting in a long range match.

If you have never shot past 200 yards I STRONGLY suggest you work your way up. It can be very difficult to tell where your shots went if you miss paper at 300 yards and beyond. If you can't tell / don't have a spotter along you are just wasting ammo and time, and possibly being a danger to other people.

If you want more info about Sac Valley you can't find on the website feel free to email me.

HEUER
02-19-2006, 6:16 PM
Circle S West Marin @ 300 yrds

dwtt
02-19-2006, 6:27 PM
Circle S West Marin @ 300 yrds
This range sounds good, but do they allow .50cal rifles? The range at Sacramento doesn't.

tygerpaw
02-19-2006, 7:08 PM
That's still not very specific. If you are near Sac Yolo County Sportmen has a 1000yd range, but I think you would have to go to an event or with someone who is allowed to use it, maybe Pathfnder will chime in.

The longest range at Yolo is 100 yds. I've been amember for five years, and wish they did have a 200 and 300 yd line.

HEUER
02-19-2006, 9:59 PM
This range sounds good, but do they allow .50cal rifles? The range at Sacramento doesn't.

He did not ask for a 50 cal range.

ADDICTEDto.223LOWERS
02-24-2006, 1:29 AM
im actually in davis but have not been to yolo's range even though its around the corner... i shoot a lot in the bay area at the davis st range but thats only 100yards...

hmm... i jus read that and it sounds confusing... i live in davis the city which is 80 miles away from the davis street range which is in san leandro

dwtt
02-24-2006, 12:04 PM
He did not ask for a 50 cal range.
Yes, that's true, he didn't. I didn't mean to imply the original poster was asking for a .50cal range, because I'm the one looking for a .50cal range longer than 200 yards.