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Hickory Hills
« on: October 12, 2020, 08:06:02 AM »
  Well I went out to the club yesterday and it looks like I will be joining it. They were nice enough to tell me not to join until November as that way I get this year and next. Price is up to 200 a year and 100 the first year, and at my age no work days.
  Now I will have to get off my dead @@@ and do something during the week LOL.
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2020, 10:30:15 AM »
i've been there a couple of times and really like the place.  i had thought about joining, but just a 10 minute farther drive and i can shoot for free at my sister's farm.  are you aware there's a scuba shop 2 miles west of there?  not many ranges can boast that. 


it will be up to you to host a fun shoot this winter.   ;) ;)
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2020, 02:14:13 PM »
Steve,
Glad to hear you are joining. I am a life member at 72 years old. I was just there 2 days ago on a very windy day. The range is so well prorected from the wind. All surrounded by trees. The only wind that can be perceived comes from the parking lot.
I live in Darien. How about you?
Hope to see you out there sometime.
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2020, 06:58:01 PM »
Hi Don,
 I live in Plainfield and the club is only 3.75 miles(the long way) from me. Would like to see you at the club one day.

  Steve
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2020, 03:55:27 PM »
I've been there several times, it's a great place to shoot. Nice people there in general too and never crowded. You'll probably have the place to yourself most days.
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2020, 12:27:42 PM »
It's true that you will usually have the whole place to yourself. You are not limited to shooting on the airgun range. Both lakes and all the property is available. Shooting lead in the lakes is discouraged.
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2020, 01:15:25 PM »
Plus as a member you can camp there.
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2020, 01:50:52 PM »
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2020, 07:19:29 PM »
Plus as a member you can camp there.
You can also park boats and campers.
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2020, 04:10:46 AM »
It's gonna be in the 60's this weekend. Are you going to be there Don?
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2020, 08:57:31 AM »
Plus as a member you can camp there.

Is there room for a rv? or is it tent camping only?
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2020, 09:06:04 AM »
RV is fine.
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2021, 09:57:23 AM »
Is there a website for this club?
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2021, 01:11:02 PM »
hickoryhillsrgc.com
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Re: Hickory Hills
« Reply #14 on: April 08, 2021, 05:42:21 AM »
I took the new beast out yesterday for the first time and got a little trigger time with it, and with this trigger Iím going to need a lot. Started out at 25 then moved back to 55 yards.
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