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#1 railroader

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Posted 23 January 2006 - 07:26 PM

Does anyone know of any full auto outdoor ranges in eastern PA, or anyone out there from eastern PA that would like to get together to shooot their Thompsons.
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Posted 23 January 2006 - 09:29 PM

That's a big no. Sorry. The only way to do it, it seems, is to know someone and shoot on their land.

There was a range (which shall remain nameless) in Eastern PA where outdoor CIII, including heavy calibers, could be shot anytime. They had a nice setup and a huge berm (not shooting into a mountain like the Creek, but BIG), but they were open-membership and anyone from anywhere could join. Unfortunately too many CIII guys were stupid too many times and the range closed. Then most of its members spilled over onto other, smaller, CIII-friendly places -- more than they could, or wanted to, handle -- and they toppled like dominoes, either just shutting out CIII or closing completely.

Now nobody will allow CIII as they know that when word gets out everyone's going to head over there and owners simply don't want to put up with it.

In other words, it's a sad state of affairs East of the Susquehanna, in the Commonwealth.

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Posted 24 January 2006 - 09:48 PM

Railroader,
Used to shoot here, not sure if they are still open or allow CIII. Part of the old Ceaser's resort.
Paradise Shooting Center
Merry Hill Rd
Cresco, PA 18326
(570) 595-3660
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Posted 25 January 2006 - 05:57 AM

Tulpehocken Rifle & Pistol Club.
We are located just outside of Pine Grove Pa.
You can shoot as a visitor three times if you come with a member. $35 to join $30/yr dues.

Tulpehocken Rifle & Pistol Club
PO Box 253
Pine Grove Pa. 17963


EMAIL ME FOR MORE INFO @ GUNGUY45@verizon.net
Please put TRPC in the subject line. thanks, Pete.

Edited by GUNGUY45, 04 December 2009 - 10:24 AM.

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Posted 25 January 2006 - 11:03 AM

Railroader, there is an indoor range in Southhampton PA that allows FA. It is Classic Pistol and I believe they have a website. Do a Google search. It's about 10 minutes off of the PA Turnpike from either the Rt 611 or Rt 1 exits. Kind of pricey but it works.

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Posted 25 January 2006 - 03:28 PM

Ready Aim Fire in Bristol, PA allows subguns (and will rent you one if you didn't bring your own). It's right off of the last Turnpike exit in PA (NJ side).

If anyone wants to meet up their I'll bring a Thompson and a few other guns with happy switches.
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#7 railroader

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Posted 25 January 2006 - 07:46 PM

Thanks for the information.

Carbine1, that range has been closed down recently. I understand they were just leasing the property from the resort, and the new owner
(gambling coming) shut them down.
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Posted 26 January 2006 - 09:11 PM

There is a small range near St. Clair Pa. I stop buy a few times a year when I visit my mom . Its a little muddy in the spring but a good place to shoot.

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