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Old July 22nd, 2021, 09:31 AM #31
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Compete, and / or look for a better club, PA or WV have a ton of them if you are close.

This is how our handgun range is set up, shoot from the deck with benches(or standing) or from the pit where you can move around. Lots of steel on the 25yd handgun and a few plates on the 200yd rifle range. It's Windsor Fish&game in York county, but PA being PA there are probably 5 other private clubs in the county, and a couple of thhe other ones have a lot more stuff. I compete at York Isaac Walton, much larger range with more pits, and a few others are similarly awesome.
Im right south of Balt city. I go to C&S in York to get magazines so York isnt crazy far. thanks for the tip!
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Old July 22nd, 2021, 09:38 AM #32
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Yes. The boating scourge has really gotten out of control. After my last few rooty tooties sank on my buddies boat Im never going near the water again
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Old July 22nd, 2021, 09:46 AM #33
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Im right south of Balt city. I go to C&S in York to get magazines so York isnt crazy far. thanks for the tip!
I'll second York Isaac Walton. Great range with just about any situation you want. And it's actually about 5 miles south of York
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Old July 23rd, 2021, 12:49 PM #34
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Shooting at the range is boring and expensive....and always puts someone in a place of disciplining me like a child because they have been given a-hole immunity by the ownership.

Not doing it.
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Iím moving to Vermont in less than a year and will 93 acres that I can shoot on and carry without a permit.
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I couldn't agree more. It has been frustrating to me over the years I've lived here in Central Maryland because I grew up in rural SW Nebraska. Although you can't do this anymore, when I was a kid finding a place to shoot was as easy as going to the local landfill. Not only was it safe due to all of the pits and backstops literally everywhere, but finding fun things to shoot at was easy.

Another place I did a lot of shooting was the piece of ground a relative of mine had just outside of town. Me and a friend would grab our .22s, a few boxes of shells, and then we'd ride our bikes to it, spending the afternoon plinking.

By the time I was a young adult, my Dad, who was the chief of police in the town, had the town set up a range for "the police department" (I'm pretty sure the only one who used it was him) right at the edge of the south side of town. When he retired, he set up a personal shooting range on the same plot of ground I mentioned earlier owned by his cousin. We NEVER paid for range time, and never had to worry about getting flagged by some idiot with no awareness of muzzle safety.

In March I went on a winter camping trip with my brother-in-law to a piece of private property in West VA - the whole point was to have a guy's weekend of shooting. That was a good time, but it's not something that can be done on the regular.

I think that if you live in less populated areas of the state, a person can probably set something up on their own private property provided that it meets the guidelines of what you have to do in order to have a personal range. That's actually a goal of mine for my retirement years - it would be awesome to be able to step outside and do my own thing with shooting without having to drive to the range, wait around waiting for a lane to open up, and then being limited to have to pay for shooting paper hanging from a clip. It can keep the skills going, but it's not a lot of fun compared to how I grew up.
Unfortunately you would be hard pressed to find that in Maryland or the East Coast. Upstate New York used to be like that when I would spend summers up there with my cousins. We would hang cans and had a hill for a back drop. As you said the land fill and and shut down quarries where a great place too. PA you might be able to find that too, if you can purchase land for that.
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Delmarva Trap and Skeet

Delmarva Trap and Skeet, letís you shoot steel targets and they have a three gun range as well.

https://www.dscfff.com/
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