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Which hand gun ranges in Illinois allow rapid fire?


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#1 CHICAGO HANDGUN OWNER

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Posted 24 April 2019 - 04:09 PM

In a self defense situation you will not be taking your time with your shots so why not let us practice shooting as fast as we can? Which ranges allow rapid fire in Illinois?



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Posted 24 April 2019 - 05:10 PM

Fox Valley Gun Range in Elgin I believe might, as long as you are in control of your shots.  I will also say, this range is the most customer friendly range, cleanest range, I have ever been to. and brand new opening in 2018....  So much, I joined as a member last month.  Sorry, got off topic a little.

 

Edit:  From their range rules, and they will allow drawing from holster as long as you pass their testing:

 

  1. Shooter should only fire as rapidly as their ability permits (decisions of the RSO are final).
  2. No drawing from holster except at designated dates and times unless in a private suite and after passing a Fox Valley Shooting Range Holster Draw class. Please notify the RSO if you plan to shoot from holster.

Edited by Craigcelia, 24 April 2019 - 05:12 PM.

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Posted 24 April 2019 - 07:23 PM

Article II has a range set aside for holster draw and "tactical" shooting on Friday nights.


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Posted 24 April 2019 - 07:50 PM

dunno how controlled your rapid fire is.  i haven't had any complaints from the RSO at range355 when i do sequenced shots.  but then i'm not mag dumping either.  



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Posted 25 April 2019 - 07:26 AM

5 Star in Zion. Good rates nice people. No drawing from holster except at designated dates and times.



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Posted 25 April 2019 - 09:43 AM

Almost all ranges on the south side allow what you call rapid fire. Englewood, Austin etc.
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Posted 25 April 2019 - 03:41 PM

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Posted 25 April 2019 - 05:33 PM

Shoot point Blank in Naperville will let you double tap as long as they think you know what you are doing and do it well.



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Posted 28 April 2019 - 10:17 AM

I belong to the Pine Tree Pistol Club in Rockford, and there is no limitation on the rapidity of your shots. Sometimes, especially with low cost 22LR, I have played around and shot a ten round magazine in about 3 seconds, usually with pretty poor accuracy but fun nevertheless. 


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Posted 07 May 2019 - 11:21 PM

Shore Galleries has never had any problems with me rapid-firing my 10mm, .460 Rowland, or 9x25 Dillon, but I also have a membership there.


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Posted 08 May 2019 - 05:26 AM

"why not let us practice shooting as fast as we can?"

 

In mulling over the question, my brain-bone began remembering what the ceilings, walls and target hangers/carriers look like at almost every range I've visited. lol

 

Most local indoor ranges choose to gear their rules for the safety of the 'least common denominator' which sometimes means those who can't hit the inside of a barn from inside the barn. There is likely some consideration given for the other customers using the range who might not find mag dumps appealing when they are paper punching?


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Posted 23 May 2019 - 08:25 AM

It probably depends a lot on if you look like you you're experienced enough to know what your safe limit is. I usually go to Caliber (formerly GTR) in Waukegan, and have never had a problem with a elevated rate of fire, but i'm also shooting a pistol with a MRDS at 70 feet, using IPSC targets and am wearing a pair of Peltor ComTacs. I've seen RSOs there tell people to slow things down when they were shooting at 21 feet with rental ear muffs.



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Posted 23 May 2019 - 09:11 AM

It probably depends a lot on if you look like you you're experienced enough to know what your safe limit is. I usually go to Caliber (formerly GTR) in Waukegan, and have never had a problem with a elevated rate of fire, but i'm also shooting a pistol with a MRDS at 70 feet, using IPSC targets and am wearing a pair of Peltor ComTacs. I've seen RSOs there tell people to slow things down when they were shooting at 21 feet with rental ear muffs.


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Edited by Bubbacs, 23 May 2019 - 09:11 AM.





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