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

Discussion in 'Events & Get Togethers' started by Throckmorton, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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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

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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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!
     
  3. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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    oops, I will fix that. ! :rolleyes:
     
  4. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Florence, Or? Nevvvvverrr heard of it.


    ;):D
     
  5. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Now it says Newport!
     
  6. SA Shooter

    SA Shooter Hillsboro, OR Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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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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  7. ditchtiger

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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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?
     
  8. Reno911

    Reno911 Hillsboro Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    My favorite town on the coast. I hope to move there myself someday.
     
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  9. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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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/
     
  10. ditchtiger

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    I will be there in about one hour.
     
  11. SA Shooter

    SA Shooter Hillsboro, OR Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Bring your own ammo OK at that range?
     
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  12. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  13. SA Shooter

    SA Shooter Hillsboro, OR Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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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

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    What did "no steel" imply in your first post? Targets or ammo?
     
  15. CountryGent

    CountryGent Southern Oregon Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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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.
     
  16. Throckmorton

    Throckmorton Florence,Ore ah gone Well-Known Member

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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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  17. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Lol. gotta love the Keith boi avatar.