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Gun Ranges in North Carolina: 6 Spots for Firearms and Pistol Practice

By    |   Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 01:12 PM

North Carolina ranks 19th in a 2014 list of the best states for gun owners compiled by Guns and Ammo. "North Carolina does not restrict MSRs, but permission from the sheriff is required to obtain a machine gun." The state received a score of 43 out of 50 based on right to carry laws, restrictions on sporting rifles, National Firearms Act rights, Castle Doctrine and a miscellaneous category.

Here are six spots for firearms and pistol practice in the state of North Carolina:

1. ProShots Range: Located in Rural Hall, this gun shop, range and training facility has eight indoor lanes for pistols, rifles and shotguns. Steel-core ammunition is prohibited. Gun rentals and storage is available as well as gun safety and tactical shooting instruction.

"It is a friendly, casual, relaxed atmosphere — makes you feel right at home. Staff is knowledgeable, answers all your questions and has an excellent selection of handguns, rifles and shooting accessories," writes a reviewer on Yelp.

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2. Calibers Indoor Gun Range: Located in Greensboro, this indoor range and training center provides twelve 25-yard shooting lanes, handgun rentals and concealed carry instruction. Individual, family and law enforcement memberships are available.

"Instructors are informative, safe environment. Great facility and a wonderful experience each time you visit," writes a reviewer on Facebook.

3. Eagle 1 Law Enforcement Supply: Located in Raleigh, this facility offers seven indoor shooting lanes up to 25 yards with a "fresh air environment." In addition, members have several opportunities per week to use the outdoor AR, rifle and shotgun range. According to Eagle 1, "This is the place your momma warned you about."

"This was my first time ever visiting a gun range. Must say now I am more at ease using my firearm. The staff was very knowledgeable and answered a lot of my questions," writes a reviewer on Yelp.

4. Point Blank Range: Located in Mooresville, this indoor shooting range and pro shop has a 25-yard range with 15 lanes and a state-of-the-art wireless, programmable turning target system operated from a local keypad or Range Safety Officer. The range has full climate control via HEPA filters.

"Always get great customer service during each of my visit. Staff very knowledgeable with guns and not hesitant to share their knowledge with you," writes a reviewer on Facebook.

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5. Frontline Defense: Located in Warrenton, this firearms training center has outdoor pistol, rifle and shotgun ranges up to 300 yards and construction on a 1,000-yard range is underway. Firearm training is available from basic handgun and concealed carry to low light and competitive shooting. Competitions include the Ambush Action Series, which include, "3 gun matches, 2 gun matches, long gun competitions, rimfire competitions, and pistol matches."

"Great outdoor range and excellent instructions ... I highly recommend this facility and the classes offered to anyone regardless of background or experience," writes a reviewer on Facebook.

6. Carolina Sporting Arms: Located in Charlotte, this firearm dealer, training and indoor shooting range facility states, "Forget the days of dirty, smoky shooting ranges. Our air filtration system is the most advanced available, circulating the air inside our range every ninety seconds." The facility offers 14 shooting lanes up to 25 yards and has over 100 rental guns available.

"Carolina Sporting Arms range is a great, fun and SAFE place to do quality range shooting. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and encouraging!" writes a reviewer on Facebook.

This article does not constitute legal advice. Check the current gun laws before purchasing or traveling with a firearm.

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