Welcome to this edition of “Bullet Trap,” Shoot Extreme’s commo channel dedicated to sharing information about operating a Simunition or NLTA-based range. We’ve learned a lot since we opened our unique shooting facility. This email series shares those lessons with range entrepreneurs, hopefully speeding your path to profitability and helping you avoid mistakes. More ranges open will [...]
Shooting can be an expensive sport. Some who come to shoot for the first time can find that shockingly so. But some long-time shooting enthusiasts have told us they think shooting at Shoot Extreme is more so. We submit that the real difference is pretty darn small if you factor in the true costs of [...]
Here are the top ten reasons not to train in a close quarters shoot house with your AR-15: 1. I learn by watching, and I watch “NCIS: Los Angeles,” so LL CoolJ has pretty much taught me everything I need to know. 2. I’m still trying to untangle myself from the last time I hooked [...]
For months, but especially yesterday and today, following the tragic rampages of gunmen in Oregon and Connecticut, gun shops (and gun shows) around the country are doing booming business. FBI National Instant Criminal Background Checks (NICS)–a fairly reliable indicator of firearms sales volume–are at record levels. When the editorial noise and clamoring for gun control [...]
Rich Hoffman, local writer, philosopher, and adventurer, just put up part I of a two-part series covering Shoot Extreme on his blog. He’s a man after our own heart, and we think it’s a great article! Click the “Read more” link to get the link to his blog. Shoot Extreme: The fine dining of target [...]
One day a cat and a fox were having a conversation. The fox, who was a conceited creature, boasted how clever she was. “Why, I know at least a hundred tricks to get away from our mutual enemies, the dogs,” she said. “I know only one trick to get away from dogs,” said the cat. [...]
Last night’s proof of concept testing with friends and family went well. A good time was had by all, and we verified that the targets react reliably even to Airsoft pistols. Fun for the entire family!
Our first Shoot Extreme™ location will open in the northern Cincinnati area in April. We’re planning 10-12 more locations in the central and southeast U.S. during 2012, then many more in 2013. Expect one in your city soon.