If you get to Florence, OR let's get together

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  1. Throckmorton

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    We moved to Florence last year,and we have a great range here,just minutes from the house.
    heck,everything here is just minutes from the house, lol.

    we have a 300 yard dinger that is quite a challenge when the wind blows,which is always.
    Also have a range out to 100 yds, maybe a tad more,and a nice covered pistol range.
    In fact all the ranges are covered,and the pistol range has a wood stove.

    No range fees,I'm allowed 2 members at a time.Sorry, .50 cal. not allowed. Neither is shooting steel,which just breaks my heart.

    tons of shopping for the ladies if they don't want to shoot, great town to have fun in.
    let me know.

    mike
     
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  2. Joe13

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    Mike,

    I think you may be mistaken. Your avatar clearly states you live in Washougal WA....:p.


    Great offering and glad you like the new place!
     
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    oops, I will fix that. ! :rolleyes:
     
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  4. Stomper

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    Florence, Or? Nevvvvverrr heard of it.


    ;):D
     
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    Now it says Newport!
     
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  6. SA Shooter

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    Thanks for the invite, Mike!

    I'm usually down there twice a year so I'll try to remember to contact you before the next trip.
     
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    Have you been to the "Florence Gun Shop" yet? Nice fellow runs the place, Steve may have been his name.
    Where is the range in Florence?
     
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    My favorite town on the coast. I hope to move there myself someday.
     
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  9. Throckmorton

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    Ditchtiger,
    steve sold out about a month or 2 back, the new owners seem nice enough,but their inventory was almost non existent last time I was in.I'll swing by this weekend and see how things are going.

    The range is at the North end of town, just past Fred Meyer...barely..on Munsell lake road.Private range but we are allowed guests,no range fees.:)

    http://www.siuslawgunclub.com/
     
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    I will be there in about one hour.
     
  11. SA Shooter

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    Bring your own ammo OK at that range?
     
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    SA SHOOTER,if you don't,you'll be ammo-less.

    yes, we shoot paper or clay targets only ,so no ammo restrictions. Dirt berms for back stop.The dinger same,any ammo.
     
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    Cool. I'll have plenty with me. Some places don't let you shoot your own ammo around here but that's usually pistol ammo.
     
  14. ditchtiger

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    What did "no steel" imply in your first post? Targets or ammo?
     
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    Most of my years in childhood were at a home south of Florence, but north of Reedsport, in the dunes country. I've got a lot of fond memories of the area. I was out there the middle of last year for some hiking and thoroughly enjoyed said. Reedsport hasn't changed hardly at all, but Florence sure has grown up over the decades. I think I visited the gun shop you guys are talking about in Florence (one shortly after the bridge on the main drag) whilst out there. Hope to get out there again soon. There is something so good about hiking around the dunes.
     
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    The gun shop is well stocked now, just took some time to build it up for the new owners.WE've really enjoyed our 1st year here,so much to do and see within an hours drive in any direction....well not West, lol.
     
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    Lol. gotta love the Keith boi avatar.
     
  18. Throckmorton

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    we're wet but not white, very little snow this year, so anyone want to shoot while in this area, let me know. No range fees, no ammo restrictions,with the exception of no .50 caliber heavy hitters. 3 covered ranges,from 40 to 300 yds.

    can take 2 visitors at a time, .
     
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    You going "Stir" down there Mike? I've been thinking about you a bit. I got it in my head to maybe make the next purchase a handgun caliber rifle. I got to thinking about that rifle you had. Marlin? .357 wasn't it? I really like that Winchester '73, but near $1,400 is a little steep. We're still planing to be down in September. Made our reservations when we left last year.

    Stay dry if you can!
     
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  20. Throckmorton

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    yea,the monsoons last week did have me wondering what the heck we're doing here. lol.
    my carbine is a '66 Yellowboy in 45 colt,very similar to a '73,same inards.

    Marlins are a lot less,and a very good way to go,Rossi's are ok too, but the Marlin is better steel,especially an older marlin with the JM stamp on the barrel,when Marlin still owned and made them.

    Looking forward to shooting with you guys again.
     
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