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Need Perms
« on: April 25, 2019, 11:23:02 AM »
Anyone near the Chicagoland area or surrounding suburbs know where or how to look for permissions to shoot .22 cal p-rod? Very quiet gun, & I知 dying to get some trigger time.
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2019, 11:24:49 PM »
Where are you located at? I am in the nw part of the state. West of rockford.
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2019, 01:29:22 PM »
Where are you located at? I am in the nw part of the state. West of rockford.
I知 in Skokie Illinois. So sorry for the late reply. I知 fairly new to the forums haha
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2019, 12:23:53 AM »
Well it would be a drive for you but, look into "Hickory Hills Rod and Gun Club".


They are in Plainfield just off route 126 at I 55.  They have an airgun only range, and there is a dive shop 2 miles away to fill your tanks.
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2019, 01:27:26 AM »
Well it would be a drive for you but, look into "Hickory Hills Rod and Gun Club".


They are in Plainfield just off route 126 at I 55.  They have an airgun only range, and there is a dive shop 2 miles away to fill your tanks.
About an hour away from me when there痴 no traffic. I will definitely check it out. Thanks!
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2019, 06:37:43 AM »
Maybe I can meet you down there sometime. I'm in the NW burbs.Also, check BAGA gun club in Bristol, WI. They have an airgun range and are probably closer to you.
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2019, 05:40:16 PM »
I second what tator said about BAGA that is a great place!
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2019, 01:13:03 AM »
Did you ever get out to BAGA? $10 to shoot for the whole day. They're probably going indoors soon, if not already. 30 yards with no wind is perfect conditions in which to dial in your P-Rod.

Maybe we can meet up one Saturday morning and head out there. I'm in Vernon Hills.
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2019, 01:19:44 PM »
Did you ever get out to BAGA? $10 to shoot for the whole day. They're probably going indoors soon, if not already. 30 yards with no wind is perfect conditions in which to dial in your P-Rod.

Maybe we can meet up one Saturday morning and head out there. I'm in Vernon Hills.
I have not made it out to baga yet. I recently moved to highland park. I知 very close to Vernon hills! Would love a shooting buddy.
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2019, 05:42:40 PM »
Did you ever get out to BAGA? $10 to shoot for the whole day. They're probably going indoors soon, if not already. 30 yards with no wind is perfect conditions in which to dial in your P-Rod.

Maybe we can meet up one Saturday morning and head out there. I'm in Vernon Hills.
I have not made it out to baga yet. I recently moved to highland park. I知 very close to Vernon hills! Would love a shooting buddy.

Hey Ian you should come out to my fun shoot in spring that I may host again. Last one turned out great
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2019, 06:52:57 PM »
Did you ever get out to BAGA? $10 to shoot for the whole day. They're probably going indoors soon, if not already. 30 yards with no wind is perfect conditions in which to dial in your P-Rod.

Maybe we can meet up one Saturday morning and head out there. I'm in Vernon Hills.
I have not made it out to baga yet. I recently moved to highland park. I知 very close to Vernon hills! Would love a shooting buddy.

Hey Ian you should come out to my fun shoot in spring that I may host again. Last one turned out great


How about a "Jack Frost" shoot in january?
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2019, 12:06:28 AM »
Did you ever get out to BAGA? $10 to shoot for the whole day. They're probably going indoors soon, if not already. 30 yards with no wind is perfect conditions in which to dial in your P-Rod.

Maybe we can meet up one Saturday morning and head out there. I'm in Vernon Hills.
I have not made it out to baga yet. I recently moved to highland park. I知 very close to Vernon hills! Would love a shooting buddy.

Hey Ian you should come out to my fun shoot in spring that I may host again. Last one turned out great


How about a "Jack Frost" shoot in january?

This could be a fun idea, wonder if we could find a way to get heated tents to shoot out of lol
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2019, 01:38:17 AM »
i have a 38,000 btu propane heater!


when it's cold, i shoot from my ground blind with a little electric or propane camp heater.
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2019, 02:38:16 AM »
i have a 38,000 btu propane heater!


when it's cold, i shoot from my ground blind with a little electric or propane camp heater.

We would need your heater and a tent like this:

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« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2019, 03:07:41 AM »
Great idea jerry!  You supply that tent, and I'll bring my heater. ;D


We could put a couple tents together and hang tarps as walls.


Cheaper.  ;)
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« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2019, 03:48:24 AM »
Great idea jerry!  You supply that tent, and I'll bring my heater. ;D


We could put a couple tents together and hang tarps as walls.


Cheaper.  ;)

LOL. Or we could rent a PODS or two.
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« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2019, 02:35:35 PM »
Need to build myself a shooting shack out here haha
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Re: Need Perms
« Reply #17 on: November 26, 2019, 02:41:29 PM »
Well it would be a drive for you but, look into "Hickory Hills Rod and Gun Club".


They are in Plainfield just off route 126 at I 55.  They have an airgun only range, and there is a dive shop 2 miles away to fill your tanks.

I'm moving 30 minutes from there in the Orland area. Is this gun club LDC friendly? That's my main concern moving from Utah, where nobody cares, to IL.

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« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2019, 02:48:41 PM »

I'm moving 30 minutes from there in the Orland area. Is this gun club LDC friendly? That's my main concern moving from Utah, where nobody cares, to IL.
Yeah. It's a pretty casual place. They have skeet/trap shooting on Saturdays though, but there is a separate airgun only area in the woods along a stream. The main range goes out to 100+ yards.
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« Reply #19 on: November 26, 2019, 03:49:37 PM »
i've been stopped and had my game bag inspected twice this year.  1st time was on private property and the 2nd time was on state land.  both times i offered the DNR officers my rifles to shoot and they took me up on it.  the 1st two hadn't seen a pcp before.  the 2nd time, one of the officers commented on how more efficient my moderator was than his shrouded bantam. 
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