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 Post subject: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:50 pm 
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I live on the South side of Richmond so I've been looking for a place a little easier to access from my house. I'd been hesitant to hit Ft. Lee because I didn't know what kind of hoops I'd have to jump through to get on base. Turns out, piece of cake, you just go to the main gate and they'll check your ID and do a quick search of the car, easy as can be.

Nice little skeet/trap facility (5 stand wasn't running) where you're allowed to pull your own. $3/round can't be beat as far as I'm concerned. Just a nice place to go when I'm not shooting sporting clays.


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 Post subject: re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:41 am 
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Yeah.... Military Bases provide alot of shotting activities that people just don't know about. Here in Virginia Beach we have a great SKT/TRP/SC range. 3.50 a round but it cant be beat thats for sure. WE also can hunt specified areas as well.

Alex


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 Post subject: re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:18 pm 
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Alex, where is the sporting clays range in VaBch? Oceana has skeet, trap, wobble and 5-stand. Just wanna make sure I'm not missing something.

Chilly, do you shoot at Conservation Park?


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:00 am 
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chilly460 wrote:
I live on the South side of Richmond so I've been looking for a place a little easier to access from my house. I'd been hesitant to hit Ft. Lee because I didn't know what kind of hoops I'd have to jump through to get on base. Turns out, piece of cake, you just go to the main gate and they'll check your ID and do a quick search of the car, easy as can be.

Nice little skeet/trap facility (5 stand wasn't running) where you're allowed to pull your own. $3/round can't be beat as far as I'm concerned. Just a nice place to go when I'm not shooting sporting clays.

Howdy, I live 6 and a half minutes from there. I've yet to shoot either of my shotguns, do you know if there is any training help there? Contact info?
Thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:01 am 
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chilly460 wrote:
I live on the South side of Richmond so I've been looking for a place a little easier to access from my house. I'd been hesitant to hit Ft. Lee because I didn't know what kind of hoops I'd have to jump through to get on base. Turns out, piece of cake, you just go to the main gate and they'll check your ID and do a quick search of the car, easy as can be.

Nice little skeet/trap facility (5 stand wasn't running) where you're allowed to pull your own. $3/round can't be beat as far as I'm concerned. Just a nice place to go when I'm not shooting sporting clays.

Howdy, I live 6 and a half minutes from there. I've yet to shoot either of my shotguns, do you know if there is any training help there? Contact info?
Thanks.


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 Post subject: re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:58 pm 
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Air,

Closest thing you can get to SC at Oceana is their 5 Stand.


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 Post subject: re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:16 pm 
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rgr, the closest SC is Sussex Shooting Sports in Waverly. Nice place, I've heard they are by appointment only during the winter. Lots of over the water shots on the front half.


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 Post subject: re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:39 am 
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i'm looking for someone in ft. lee va anybody know anyone there @ delta co. in ft. lee


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:45 am 
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Wow: I live less than a half hour drive from Ft Lee! My church group does a occasional bowling event there, no problems getting on post so far. I've never had them want to search when we tell them we are there for bowling, but is routine for the range? Nice to find out there are other forum members in the area. I've been curious about that Sussex Shooting Sports, I can be there in about 15 minutes.


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:08 am 
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Sussex Shooting Sports was closed for the winter, not sure when it will open. Nice place, lots of over the water shots. 14 miles down the road is Airfield Shooting Club, another nice place. It's private, but with a very good membership price.


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:48 pm 
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You can get a pass from the range at Ft. Lee that will allow you easier access on base, no cost to you. Range is closed Monday and Tuesday. From Richmond area Providence Forge sporting clays is only about 30 minutes or so away, nice course there but on weekends you will have to have a trapper accompany you...........at an added cost of course.


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:13 pm 
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I've recently been assigned to FT Lee and had the opportunity to shoot at the Skeet Range last weekend. Nice facilities and very friendly people. I also shot at Sussex Shooting Sports. I highly recommend it. The set-up is nice, it's not very crowded, and you won't find friendlier people.


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:50 pm 
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I've shot at the Ft Lee range a couple times and really enjoyed.. Not usually very crowded and nice enough folks. Considering joining some of the registered shoots this summer.


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:33 pm 
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Rmac wrote:
[Howdy, I live 6 and a half minutes from there. I've yet to shoot either of my shotguns, do you know if there is any training help there? Contact info?
Thanks.


Rmac... Tom Contrucci in Williamsburg, (757) 565-2606, hangs around the Conservation Park club. He is listed as a Skeet instructor on the NSSA website, but I don't know if he is actively teaching anymore. I am also an NSSA instructor, but I am up at King George. My club's website is: http://www.northernvirginiagunclub.org/ Give me a shout if you are interested in Skeet instruction up here. ...Bob_K...

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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:04 pm 
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Are non-military, non-federally employed folks allowed access to these areas? Is there contact information somewhere to get in touch with questions before driving out there?


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:27 pm 
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Yes.

Fort Lee: http://www.claytargetsonline.com/club.php/1896


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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:31 am 
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I shoot at Ft Lee several times a week. Anyone that wants to shoot with me is welcome.

A PM will get to me.

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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:55 pm 
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I didn't know that there was a Virginia sub forum on the site. Glad I stumbled across this thread about Fort Lee. I didn't know you could go there to shoot. I have been to Providence Forge a handful of times and have gone out to the public range in amelia to shoot some hand thrown targets but never knew about fort lee. I just purchase a new to me Browning o/u and am really looking forward to taking out for the first time.

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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:35 am 
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Ft Lee phone # is: 804-765-2210. Let it ring; no telling who will answer.

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 Post subject: Re: First time at Ft. Lee, VA
PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:02 pm 
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i give lessons at ft lee. pm me when you need some pointers. i live in suffolk.
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