Features

SHOULD YOU BE RELOADING?

SHOULD YOU BE RELOADING?
By Carolee Anita Boyles


December 03, 2014

Some shooting ranges have started reloading ammunition to provide quality ammo at a competitive cost for their customers—and a big boost to their bottom line. Here are factors and others experiences to consider before you make [...]

Automatic Firearms Bring Both Challenges and Rewards

Automatic Firearms Bring Both Challenges and Rewards
By C. Douglas Nielsen


December 03, 2014

You have a lot to consider when allowing and offering automatic firearms at your shooting facility. They’ve been a hit at several Las Vegas ranges, and the author not only gives autos a try, but tells [...]

11 WAYS TO ATTRACT SHOOTERS IN THE SLOW MONTHS

11 WAYS TO ATTRACT SHOOTERS IN THE SLOW MONTHS
By Tom Carpenter


November 05, 2014

Every business experiences slumps and slow times related to the calendar, season and weather, as well as the busy lifestyles of today’s consumers. Your shooting range is no exception. Here are 11 solid tips to overcome [...]

Your Price is Right…or Is It? A Sampling of Range Fees–and Services–from around the Country

Your Price is Right…or Is It? A Sampling of Range Fees–and Services–from around the Country
By Robert F. Staeger


November 05, 2014

The Range Report charged the author with researching range fees around the country and presenting the results of the sampling in an easy-to-compare chart. How do your fees compare to other facilities? Before you view the [...]

5 TIPS TO GET CUSTOMERS AND MEMBERS–AND EMPLOYEES, TOO–TO PROMOTE YOUR RANGE

5 TIPS TO GET CUSTOMERS AND MEMBERS–AND EMPLOYEES, TOO–TO PROMOTE YOUR RANGE
By Carolee Anita Boyles


October 01, 2014

The best advertising is promotion you can’t buy. It’s what your customers and members do to bring others to your range. Don’t just make it easy for them to promote you; give them an [...]

18 WAYS TO ATTRACT HUNTERS

18 WAYS TO ATTRACT HUNTERS
By Tom Carpenter


October 01, 2014

As a range owner or manager, how can you do a better job of serving this important clientele? Review these 18 strategies for making shooting ranges more hunter friendly and bringing more sportsmen, women and children [...]

RANGE COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT PROGRAM TO THE RESCUE

RANGE COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT PROGRAM TO THE RESCUE
By Carolee Anita Boyles


September 03, 2014

To help ranges comply with OSHA requirements, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has implemented the Range Compliance Consultant Program. Read about how the program saved two ranges thousands of dollars and then decide whether this [...]

AN EVENT FOR YOUR RANGE?

AN EVENT FOR YOUR RANGE?
By Art Merrill


September 03, 2014

Gun clubs and ranges looking for a way to attract new shooters and turn a little profit at the same time should consider the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s “As-issued” competition games, such as the Vintage Military Rifle [...]

A Look into the Future?

A Look into the Future?
By Carolee Anita Boyles


August 06, 2014

As more women and families are becoming involved in the shooting sports, many ranges are trying to create a friendly atmosphere that will appeal to families. At the same time, however, ranges still need to [...]

Real-life Scenario: First Shots and First Shots: Second Round – Even for Ranges that Are Already Busy

Real-life Scenario: First Shots and First Shots: Second Round – Even for Ranges that Are Already Busy
By Barbara Baird


August 06, 2014

These NSSF programs for new shooters help bolster business now and ensure the future of ranges and our heritage. [...]