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Old 08-08-2018, 8:12 PM
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I belong to the Coalinga Rifle Club. 1k high power range, silhouette range to 500m, pistol pit, 50\100\200 rifle sight in range. The silhouette and HP ranges are first come first served and if one is in use the other is "closed".

BLM land off I5 at Tumey Hills lets you shoot, but its hard to do long range stuff when its closed to vehicles April 15 to Oct 15 every year. Unless you like to hike all your gear and targets in that is.
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If you don't mind the drive you can shoot for free at Cow Mountain recreation areas range to 400 yards. It is south of Ukiah next to Talmarge on mill creek road then take a left to North cow mountain. It is primitive.
That's right in the path of the Complex fires, hopefully they survive, everybody up there.... Crazy

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I belong to the Coalinga Rifle Club. 1k high power range, silhouette range to 500m, pistol pit, 50\100\200 rifle sight in range. The silhouette and HP ranges are first come first served and if one is in use the other is "closed".

BLM land off I5 at Tumey Hills lets you shoot, but its hard to do long range stuff when its closed to vehicles April 15 to Oct 15 every year. Unless you like to hike all your gear and targets in that is.
Diver mentioned Coalinga as well, i will need to check it out.

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do you have a M998 or one of the H series?
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Old 08-09-2018, 6:02 AM
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Wait til it cools down. That place can be hell on earth. Sac Valley can, too, but not like Coalinga. To be fair, I was 6 months pregnant last time I was there and it was 110+ degrees, so of course it was going to be uncomfortable.
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I would not want to shoot with someone who didn't have a concern about range safety or even appeared to be a hot head or otherwise fubar. But thats just me..
Nah. Not just you.
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Wait til it cools down. That place can be hell on earth. Sac Valley can, too, but not like Coalinga. To be fair, I was 6 months pregnant last time I was there and it was 110+ degrees, so of course it was going to be uncomfortable.
All the main firing lines are now covered at least. We take a pop-up and set it at the firing berm if we are not shooting at 1,000 and will be there for a bit.

Also, sunrise to sunset, so get there at sunrise and the winds are calmer and the heat is not an issue. By 11am it starts to warm up. The winds vary and change often, so its good practice for making wind adjustments if you are there mid-late afternoon.

and $30/yr unless you are close to renewal then its $15 for the remainder of the year. $5 per guest, not always an RO present, first-come-first-served essentially, bathrooms and showers too.
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Lincoln range goes to 290 yds and has a steel plate that you can shoot steel core at.: ) !!

Dam fun launching 54r at for .8 cents a round
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All the main firing lines are now covered at least. We take a pop-up and set it at the firing berm if we are not shooting at 1,000 and will be there for a bit.

Also, sunrise to sunset, so get there at sunrise and the winds are calmer and the heat is not an issue. By 11am it starts to warm up. The winds vary and change often, so its good practice for making wind adjustments if you are there mid-late afternoon.

and $30/yr unless you are close to renewal then its $15 for the remainder of the year. $5 per guest, not always an RO present, first-come-first-served essentially, bathrooms and showers too.
Well thatís good! I havenít been there in 6 years. All I had was an umbrella and a folding chair. Hubby shot a 3x600. We drank over 4 liters of water. Neither of us had to pee, lol.

If it was closer, that $30/year doesnít sound bad at all! Sac Valley is $16 per person for the day.
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We drank over 4 liters of water.
Well that's the problem, you guys should have been drinking chilled wine and cold beer.

Kidding aside, the 600 shooting berm etc is still exposed. But really it isn't 110 very often
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Well that's the problem, you guys should have been drinking chilled wine and cold beer.

Kidding aside, the 600 shooting berm etc is still exposed. But really it isn't 110 very often
Yeah, that weekend we were there was one of the hottest of the year. I ended up having to pull targets, too, even though I didnít get to shoot.
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I'm working up here in the bay area, and am looking for something to do

Really thinking about getting into long range
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Dam fun launching 54r at for .8 cents a round
At eighty cents a round for 54r ammo I know a few Mosin shooters who would wipe away tears and wave good-by to the shot going down range.
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Dam fun launching 54r at for .8 cents a round
There has never been 54r ammo available for 8/10 of a cent per round.
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Yes..it should of been .16

I have brought thousands of 7.62 nato at .11 ---should of spent $10,000 more on that purchase. Hell the boxer brass that's left over is worth .11 now
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