The Range at Austin

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The Range at Austin


Post by remanifest » Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:06 am

This looks like a really nice indoor range that's opening up in South Austin. I saw a big billboard for it when driving home from Thanksgiving dinner last night:

I think I'll still join the Austin Rifle Club instead, but their curriculum looks very nice. A bit pricey for me, though.
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Re: The Range at Austin


Post by Soccerdad1995 » Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:49 am

The pricing seems very good compared to my range (Boyert). Like any range membership, it really comes down to how often you plan to shoot and/or use other benefits.

Here is my personal analysis for my membership at Boyert, which I have had since April 1 of this year. I am 2/3 of the way through my one year membership).

Total membership fees = $1,060
Free FFL transfers used = 16
Free firearm rentals = 1
Discounted (50%) guest fees = 8
Range visits = 80

I value the FFL transfers at $25 each, so that is $400 of value.
Firearm rental I value at $20
Discounted range fees, I'll value at $7.50 each, so $60 there
That's $480 in discounts / other benefits, for a net fee paid of $580, or $7.25 per range visit. This is a good deal for me.

Of course, one location is 4 minutes from my office and the other location is 15 minutes from my house (and on my way home). If they were not so convenient, I would probably be better off just paying as I went.
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