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Any ranges that allow steel cased ammo?

Discussion in 'Firearm-Related Business Discussion & Reviews' started by Turtle, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. Turtle

    Turtle Seattle New Member

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    Im in the seattle area and the ranges i go to does not allow steel cased ammo. Is there a reason why? I would just go to the forest but im sure there is still snow.I have been wanting to test out my ak. Any help will be appreciated.
     
  2. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    various reasons that the indoor ranges don't like steel case - one reason is that they don't want to have to separate the steel case from the brass - some ranges have contracts for their brass and get a lower rate if its mixed. Another reason is that steel case ammo is usually eastern block surplus and some of that had steel core - they are concerned that the backstops might get damaged. I think the most likely reason that most of them don't allow it is that way you buy their ammo and they get a profit from it.
     
  3. CarlMc

    CarlMc Safely north of Seattle Active Member

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    Sam's up in Everett does. I regularly use up my 9MM steel jacket Wolf there. The other range I go to in Arlington doesn't, but they are less restrictive in other areas.
     
  4. B-Towner

    B-Towner Western Washington Member

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    I go to Champions in Kent. I don't believe there's a restriction there. Have done it myself repeatedly.
     
  5. Turtle

    Turtle Seattle New Member

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    Thanks for all the info. I usually went to champions in Kent before I moved and they didn't allow steel cased ammo. I'll check out Sam's and see how it goes. Thanks guys!
     
  6. supergenius

    supergenius 206 Active Member

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    ditto for sams