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Glossary of Basic Firearm Terms

If you’re unfamiliar with guns or basic shooting terminology, you’re not alone! Many people are hesitant to test their aiming skills at a shooting range because they assume they’ll be surrounded by firearm aficionados. As the largest indoor shooting range in Las Vegas, we’re here to tell you that’s simply not the case. Our guests…

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December 20, 2019

Which is More Effective- Shooting with One Eye Open or Two?

When new shooters learn to fire a gun, they usually start like most people do—closing one eye to aim while looking towards the target downrange. However, some experienced gun owners actually prefer to shoot with both eyes open. Why do they do this, and what’s the most effective approach? Here are the pros and cons…

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June 19, 2019

10 Things to Avoid Doing at a Shooting Range

Shooting can be a fun hobby and a thrilling recreational experience, but a firearm in the hands of a negligent, disrespectful, or untrained person can be dangerous. Practicing your shooting technique at a firing range is essential to gaining the skills to be proficient with your sidearm, but you will always need to be careful…

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January 11, 2019

10 Tips for First Time Shooters

You’ve decided to visit the gun range for the first time – bravo! Many first time shooters report that they were quite apprehensive about shooting a gun for the first time and were pleasantly surprised after their first visit to The Range 702. Though guns must be respected at all times, there is nothing to be afraid about…

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November 21, 2017

Women Specific CCW: What You Need to Know About Protecting Yourself

Concerned individuals across the nation are completing concealed carry classes at an incredible rate – and women now represent a rapidly-growing segment of this population   Some women walk their kids home from school each day, while others leave late-night shifts at their place of employment and head home under the glow of the streetlights….

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October 24, 2017

Our Current Favorite Concealed Carry Holsters

Now that you’ve taken the appropriate concealed carry training courses, you’ve received your actual permit, and you own a handgun you feel confident with – it’s time to put that training to use and begin carrying your defensive weapon. One step in the process that is often underplayed is the importance of selecting the right…

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May 15, 2017

Five Steps to Help Improve Your Long-Range Accuracy

Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of shooting, a seasoned pro who likes to compete, or a hunter who wants to improve long range accuracy to better prepare for days in the field, understanding the fundamentals of accurate shooting applies to all. Being able to better place your shots means safer, more controlled shooting…

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January 29, 2016

4 Common Gun Malfunctions and How to Troubleshoot Them

Take a piece of equipment that contains moving parts, intricate components, extremely tight tolerances – then subject that equipment to a rapid fire series of 40,000 psi blasts. That is essentially what happens when a handgun shooter works his or her way through a magazine full of rounds. While today’s modern guns are incredibly reliable,…

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April 10, 2015

What to Do When Your Gun Jams

The safe, accurate, and effective handling of a firearm is contingent on a variety of factors, and any firearms expert will tell you that there are a lot of variables that can contribute to a jammed gun. Anyone who has ever experienced a gun jamming can tell you – anxieties can run high and nerves…

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March 10, 2015

Best 5 Guns for Women

Let’s face it – shooting is a sport that is enjoyed by an ever-increasing number of women these days. The fact that gun ranges are home to a fairly balanced proportion of both sexes today is a testament to the accessibility of shooting as a sport, a relaxing pastime, and an effective crime-prevention and preparation…

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February 14, 2015