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Fort Worth has a new shooting range/retail store

Postby joe817 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:36 pm

On my way into Ft.Worth to pick up the wife from work, heard on KLIF radio(570AM) an advertisement for Defender Outdoors Shooting Center. This is the first I've heard of this place. Has a 6,000 sf retail store attached. 24 lane pistol range, 6 rifle lanes(85 yd).

http://defenderoutdoorsshootingcenter.com/range/

Looks like a pretty neat place to check out.
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Postby tfrazier » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:20 pm

Looks really cool. I like the $1 per bullet try before you buy offer. I'll be checking this place out in person next month after I recover from knee surgery.

Thanks for the news!

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Postby joe817 » Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:26 am

Most welcome! I looked at the map on their website and it's real close to Omaha Surplus on White Settlement. I LOVE going into that place. The only true army surplus stores still left, that I'm aware of.

I now have 2 places to go when I'm down in that area.....well 3 counting Angelo's BBQ! :drool: :lol:
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Postby Jusme » Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:34 am

Thanks joe817 I go through that area some but never knew they were building it. I go into Omahas all the time so this will give me another excuse besides Angelo's to stay in the neighborhood!! :tiphat:
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Postby Deltaboy » Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:58 pm

I will have to try it out. :patriot: :txflag:
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Postby doncb » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:36 pm

At $20 an hour for a non member it's a non-starter.
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Postby jb2012 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:20 am

I stopped by the week after Christmas and it is extremely nice. I really like how they have their pistols set up; they are out in the open but tethered to a piece of rod where they can hang when you are finished handling. They have a nice optics section similar to the pistols that allows you to try everything out. Their selection of parts is slim honestly, but I don't believe that is what they are after anyway(For parts in ft worth trinity ordnance has some good stuff). I was in the market for a holster and they have a small selection but everything is high quality. They carry DM Bullard leather and Bravo Concealment Kydex. Unfortunately they did not have what I was looking for in a DM Bullard so I went with a Bravo Concealment OWB holster, and could not be more happy with it. All in all it seems like a high quality store, most everything I saw was of at least decent quality. If you're in that area Trinity Ordnance is only 15 minutes away and is also worth a visit.

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Postby kg5ie » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:26 am

joe817 wrote:Most welcome! I looked at the map on their website and it's real close to Omaha Surplus on White Settlement. I LOVE going into that place. The only true army surplus stores still left, that I'm aware of.

I now have 2 places to go when I'm down in that area.....well 3 counting Angelo's BBQ! :drool: :lol:



Right down the street from Angelo's. I was there last week due to a gift card I got from the wife for Christmas. Impressive place even though they do not have the inventory some of the other stores have. Very friendly.
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Postby vjallen75 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:38 am

doncb wrote:At $20 an hour for a non member it's a non-starter.


The range I frequent is $20 for the day. I'm sure this place is nice though based off I've seen on their website.
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Postby Easyasmc » Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:28 pm

jb2012 wrote:I stopped by the week after Christmas and it is extremely nice. I really like how they have their pistols set up; they are out in the open but tethered to a piece of rod where they can hang when you are finished handling. They have a nice optics section similar to the pistols that allows you to try everything out. Their selection of parts is slim honestly, but I don't believe that is what they are after anyway(For parts in ft worth trinity ordnance has some good stuff). I was in the market for a holster and they have a small selection but everything is high quality. They carry DM Bullard leather and Bravo Concealment Kydex. Unfortunately they did not have what I was looking for in a DM Bullard so I went with a Bravo Concealment OWB holster, and could not be more happy with it. All in all it seems like a high quality store, most everything I saw was of at least decent quality. If you're in that area Trinity Ordnance is only 15 minutes away and is also worth a visit.



You know DM Bullard's shop is in Azle right??

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Re: Fort Worth has a new shooting range/retail store

Postby jb2012 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:23 pm

Easyasmc wrote:
jb2012 wrote:I stopped by the week after Christmas and it is extremely nice. I really like how they have their pistols set up; they are out in the open but tethered to a piece of rod where they can hang when you are finished handling. They have a nice optics section similar to the pistols that allows you to try everything out. Their selection of parts is slim honestly, but I don't believe that is what they are after anyway(For parts in ft worth trinity ordnance has some good stuff). I was in the market for a holster and they have a small selection but everything is high quality. They carry DM Bullard leather and Bravo Concealment Kydex. Unfortunately they did not have what I was looking for in a DM Bullard so I went with a Bravo Concealment OWB holster, and could not be more happy with it. All in all it seems like a high quality store, most everything I saw was of at least decent quality. If you're in that area Trinity Ordnance is only 15 minutes away and is also worth a visit.



You know DM Bullard's shop is in Azle right??


Yessir, I knew they were nearby but I was on a time crunch. I was helping a buddy move and he happened to want to stop by, so I took advantage of the situation. I fully plan on making a visit out to his shop and having a holster made.


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Postby mayor » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:36 pm

Awwwright! That's not far from work and I can drop by on the way home...
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Re: Fort Worth has a new shooting range/retail store

Postby Easyasmc » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:09 am

jb2012 wrote:
Easyasmc wrote:
jb2012 wrote:I stopped by the week after Christmas and it is extremely nice. I really like how they have their pistols set up; they are out in the open but tethered to a piece of rod where they can hang when you are finished handling. They have a nice optics section similar to the pistols that allows you to try everything out. Their selection of parts is slim honestly, but I don't believe that is what they are after anyway(For parts in ft worth trinity ordnance has some good stuff). I was in the market for a holster and they have a small selection but everything is high quality. They carry DM Bullard leather and Bravo Concealment Kydex. Unfortunately they did not have what I was looking for in a DM Bullard so I went with a Bravo Concealment OWB holster, and could not be more happy with it. All in all it seems like a high quality store, most everything I saw was of at least decent quality. If you're in that area Trinity Ordnance is only 15 minutes away and is also worth a visit.



You know DM Bullard's shop is in Azle right??


Yessir, I knew they were nearby but I was on a time crunch. I was helping a buddy move and he happened to want to stop by, so I took advantage of the situation. I fully plan on making a visit out to his shop and having a holster made.



I've bought 3 holsters so far from his shop. If you go there, they more than likely have something already made unless you want something custom done. Nice friendly folks down there.

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Re: Fort Worth has a new shooting range/retail store

Postby jb2012 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:23 pm

Easyasmc wrote:
jb2012 wrote:
Easyasmc wrote:
jb2012 wrote:I stopped by the week after Christmas and it is extremely nice. I really like how they have their pistols set up; they are out in the open but tethered to a piece of rod where they can hang when you are finished handling. They have a nice optics section similar to the pistols that allows you to try everything out. Their selection of parts is slim honestly, but I don't believe that is what they are after anyway(For parts in ft worth trinity ordnance has some good stuff). I was in the market for a holster and they have a small selection but everything is high quality. They carry DM Bullard leather and Bravo Concealment Kydex. Unfortunately they did not have what I was looking for in a DM Bullard so I went with a Bravo Concealment OWB holster, and could not be more happy with it. All in all it seems like a high quality store, most everything I saw was of at least decent quality. If you're in that area Trinity Ordnance is only 15 minutes away and is also worth a visit.



You know DM Bullard's shop is in Azle right??


Yessir, I knew they were nearby but I was on a time crunch. I was helping a buddy move and he happened to want to stop by, so I took advantage of the situation. I fully plan on making a visit out to his shop and having a holster made.



I've bought 3 holsters so far from his shop. If you go there, they more than likely have something already made unless you want something custom done. Nice friendly folks down there.


Wow, I was unaware that they keep any holsters ready to sell. If I would have known I would have definitely opted for leather (just preference). Most of the leather guys I've worked with in the past have a waiting period on anything they build.


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Re: Fort Worth has a new shooting range/retail store

Postby Easyasmc » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:00 am

jb2012 wrote:
Easyasmc wrote:
jb2012 wrote:
Easyasmc wrote:
jb2012 wrote:I stopped by the week after Christmas and it is extremely nice. I really like how they have their pistols set up; they are out in the open but tethered to a piece of rod where they can hang when you are finished handling. They have a nice optics section similar to the pistols that allows you to try everything out. Their selection of parts is slim honestly, but I don't believe that is what they are after anyway(For parts in ft worth trinity ordnance has some good stuff). I was in the market for a holster and they have a small selection but everything is high quality. They carry DM Bullard leather and Bravo Concealment Kydex. Unfortunately they did not have what I was looking for in a DM Bullard so I went with a Bravo Concealment OWB holster, and could not be more happy with it. All in all it seems like a high quality store, most everything I saw was of at least decent quality. If you're in that area Trinity Ordnance is only 15 minutes away and is also worth a visit.



You know DM Bullard's shop is in Azle right??


Yessir, I knew they were nearby but I was on a time crunch. I was helping a buddy move and he happened to want to stop by, so I took advantage of the situation. I fully plan on making a visit out to his shop and having a holster made.



I've bought 3 holsters so far from his shop. If you go there, they more than likely have something already made unless you want something custom done. Nice friendly folks down there.


Wow, I was unaware that they keep any holsters ready to sell. If I would have known I would have definitely opted for leather (just preference). Most of the leather guys I've worked with in the past have a waiting period on anything they build.


They usually keep a stock of their different models for gunshows and stuff.


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