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Sighting in a new scope

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Where do you guys on the north side of the twin cities like to go for sighting in a new scope on your deer rifles ? We live in Anoka county but don't mind driving a few miles if necessary. Looking for a place thats got a comfortable shooting area and bench to work on, and helpful people that can give a guy who's not exactly a gunsmith some help if necessary. Will be sighting in a new scope on my 30-06 and a new scope on an SKS. Looking to sight in at about 100 yards. Thanks for any advice.

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DelTone south of St. Cloud is busy this time of year, but well run with rangemasters and good strict safety rules.

It's probably 40 minutes for you....10 bucks per guy.

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Just did it yesterday morning at the monticello gun club. Very helpful and informative. They have targets at 25,50,100 and 200 you can shoot at. The cost was $10

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Go to Forest Lake Gun Club. They are open until 4:00 everyday, but don't take anyone after 3:00. It is very nice! $12 per gun, but well worth it. 25, 50, 100, 200, 300, 400 yard targets. The turn is off of Broadway right before you get into Forest Lake. There is a sign, or call for directions. Good luck.

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I second The Forest Lake Sportsmens Club. Lots of guys around specifically to help you out. Just do a gooogle search and you'll find their website with directions.

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I think there is one in Blaine over by the airport. It is called metro gun range.

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YOUR JUST DOING THAT NOW??!!! OMG my rifle has been sighted in for months. I am overly prepared grin.gifgrin.gif

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I don't think Metro Gun Club has a rifle range, just trap and skeet areas. I was up at Forest Lake on Saturday. Plenty of people around to help if need be. I was already sighted in from a few years ago, but just wanted to be sure it was still on. Plenty busy, but didn't have to wait long. I believe a dirty barrel(gun powder) shoots better than a one with oil in it.

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Bill's in Circle Pines also has a 50 yard indoor range, but I think they limit it to certain guns. It might be worth a call.

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Abandoned gravel pit by my house grin.gif

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