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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #20 on: August 25, 2014, 08:50:18 PM »
Hey Washington GTA,
I live in Bothell and would able to meet this Summer/Fall.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2015, 06:10:50 PM »
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2015, 10:11:39 PM »
Another Washington boy down for the cause.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #23 on: June 16, 2015, 05:52:55 PM »
I'm in Yakima.  I'd be interested.  I'm sporting a .25 Marauder, 2nd Gen.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #24 on: June 17, 2015, 02:41:13 PM »
Were trying fritz. Haha if you know anybody around there, get them on board. I have a place we could borrow in Naches.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #25 on: June 17, 2015, 03:31:08 PM »
Keeping an eye out for anything that comes together - I don't have any suggestions, sorry - but would be cool to meet some local(ish) air gunners.  I'm in Kitsap county.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #26 on: June 17, 2015, 08:04:24 PM »
Kinda late to the party, I guess, but count me in!

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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #27 on: June 18, 2015, 04:56:34 PM »
Were trying fritz. Haha if you know anybody around there, get them on board. I have a place we could borrow in Naches.

There's a HoneyHole here that I found that isn't far from where I live: 
46.663985, -120.795912
https://www.google.com/maps/place/46%C2%B039%2750.4%22N+120%C2%B047%2745.3%22W/@46.6614837,-120.7897688,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0?hl=en

This is where I've been shooting.  It has a small parking lot and some large boulders that I use as bench rests.  I tried to post a photo, but it was just too much of a hassle.  File is too big, can't link to external file,etc.

« Last Edit: July 24, 2015, 01:01:43 PM by ztirffritz »
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #28 on: June 18, 2015, 05:21:58 PM »
Were trying fritz. Haha if you know anybody around there, get them on board. I have a place we could borrow in Naches.

There's a HoneyHole here that I found that isn't far from where I live: 
46.663985, -120.795912
h ttps://www.google.com/maps/place/46%C2%B039%2750.4%22N+120%C2%B047%2745.3%22W/@46.6614837,-120.7897688,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0?hl=en
(remove the space in 'h ttps to fix the link)
This is where I've been shooting.  It has a small parking lot and some large boulders that I use as bench rests.  I tried to post a photo, but it was just too much of a hassle.  File is too big, can't link to external file,etc.






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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #29 on: June 18, 2015, 06:10:26 PM »
Keeping an eye out for anything that comes together - I don't have any suggestions, sorry - but would be cool to meet some local(ish) air gunners.  I'm in Kitsap county.
Is the gun range on Seabeck Highway still open?   It was located by the Seabeck Hwy and Mt. Holly intersection.   Sorry but I don't live up there, in Kitsap county,  anymore.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #30 on: June 18, 2015, 09:31:54 PM »
Keeping an eye out for anything that comes together - I don't have any suggestions, sorry - but would be cool to meet some local(ish) air gunners.  I'm in Kitsap county.
Is the gun range on Seabeck Highway still open?   It was located by the Seabeck Hwy and Mt. Holly intersection.   Sorry but I don't live up there, in Kitsap county,  anymore.

Kitsap Rifle and Revolver club.  I believe it's still open, I've heard of some drama out there the last few years - I've never visited there, I'm much closer to the Poulsbo range. Been meaning to take my WindyCity there to try it out at some longer distances, I can only get about 50yds at home right now.  Need to clear some brush for a bigger shooting lane.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #31 on: June 19, 2015, 01:59:22 PM »
**Copied from my post at AirGunNation.com**  I thought this group might find this information useful.  As best I can tell, the state laws don't apply to airguns at all, though an argument could be made that pistols are covered.

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I also looked into the regulations regarding discharging an airpowered gun within the city limits of Yakima.  It’s…confusing to say the least.  I asked the YPD to clarify and they submitted all the information, but I think that the laws are just vague regarding airpowered weapons.

The Cliff’s Notes version is: to be absolutely legal, go to a legal shooting range within city limits or shoot outside the city.  It’s probably ok to shoot an airgun within city limits on private property, but the laws are vague about how they apply to airguns.

  RCW 9.41 covers the firearm regulations for Washington, but nowhere does it mention air powered weapons.  It very specifically states ‘firearm’ and the definitions for the RCW clearly defines firearm as:(9) “Firearm” means a weapon or device from which a projectile or projectiles may be fired by an explosive such as gunpowder.(10) “Gun” has the same meaning as firearm.
If you’re a physicist, or engineer, you might say, “compressed air certainly could be explosive” and I’d agree, but then later in the code it says:

(19) “Rifle” means a weapon designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to be fired from the shoulder and designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed metallic cartridge to fire only a single projectile through a rifled bore for each single pull of the trigger.

That statement pretty definitively eliminates air rifles I’m not sure if pistols would still be included though.  The definition of pistol is even more vague.

The city of Yakima however has a separate code that states:

“…Willfully discharges any firearm, air gun, or other weapon, or throws any deadly missile in a public place, or in any place where any person might be endangered thereby. A public place shall not include any location at which firearms are authorized to be lawfully discharged…”

This would seem to me, to indicate that airpowered guns are legal to discharge, so long as it is being done responsibly, not in a threatening manner, and not on public property.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #32 on: June 19, 2015, 06:55:22 PM »
**Copied from my post at AirGunNation.com**  I thought this group might find this information useful.  As best I can tell, the state laws don't apply to airguns at all, though an argument could be made that pistols are covered.

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I also looked into the regulations regarding discharging an airpowered gun within the city limits of Yakima.  It’s…confusing to say the least.  I asked the YPD to clarify and they submitted all the information, but I think that the laws are just vague regarding airpowered weapons.

The Cliff’s Notes version is: to be absolutely legal, go to a legal shooting range within city limits or shoot outside the city.  It’s probably ok to shoot an airgun within city limits on private property, but the laws are vague about how they apply to airguns.

  RCW 9.41 covers the firearm regulations for Washington, but nowhere does it mention air powered weapons.  It very specifically states ‘firearm’ and the definitions for the RCW clearly defines firearm as:(9) “Firearm” means a weapon or device from which a projectile or projectiles may be fired by an explosive such as gunpowder.(10) “Gun” has the same meaning as firearm.
If you’re a physicist, or engineer, you might say, “compressed air certainly could be explosive” and I’d agree, but then later in the code it says:

(19) “Rifle” means a weapon designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to be fired from the shoulder and designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed metallic cartridge to fire only a single projectile through a rifled bore for each single pull of the trigger.

That statement pretty definitively eliminates air rifles I’m not sure if pistols would still be included though.  The definition of pistol is even more vague.

The city of Yakima however has a separate code that states:

“…Willfully discharges any firearm, air gun, or other weapon, or throws any deadly missile in a public place, or in any place where any person might be endangered thereby. A public place shall not include any location at which firearms are authorized to be lawfully discharged…”

This would seem to me, to indicate that airpowered guns are legal to discharge, so long as it is being done responsibly, not in a threatening manner, and not on public property.







Yea pretty much..

Feds have a law that states Airguns are not firearms, but any state , or muni can have their own ordnance governing rules on AG.. For instance Tacoma, WA has an ordnance that NO BB gun, AG, air soft, archery, sling shot, etc can be fired in city limits without a permit from the city..

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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #33 on: June 19, 2015, 07:52:44 PM »
"Fire"  "Explosion" etc.  are all the "Difference"  between air power and "fire" power.  Hold to that Brothers.
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2015, 07:58:04 PM »
Keeping an eye out for anything that comes together - I don't have any suggestions, sorry - but would be cool to meet some local(ish) air gunners.  I'm in Kitsap county.
Is the gun range on Seabeck Highway still open?   It was located by the Seabeck Hwy and Mt. Holly intersection.   Sorry but I don't live up there, in Kitsap county,  anymore.

Kitsap Rifle and Revolver club.  I believe it's still open, I've heard of some drama out there the last few years - I've never visited there, I'm much closer to the Poulsbo range. Been meaning to take my WindyCity there to try it out at some longer distances, I can only get about 50yds at home right now.  Need to clear some brush for a bigger shooting lane.
Yeah...  Since it has become more populated now...there has been some scardy cats that bought land, and built houses...and are now "Surprised" That THEY BOUGHT homesites near an established GUN Range @@@@
Shame on THEM and shame on the REALTORS,...if they didn't let this be known to the buyer!  I feel sure that the REALTORS did....  No sympathy here, for the homeowners.
Back in the 70s it was a smaller range... but for small caliber stuff (and local driving distance)...it is a great venue! 
 Let me know.  I have a personal like for the place :D
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #35 on: June 22, 2015, 02:31:14 PM »
Were trying fritz. Haha if you know anybody around there, get them on board. I have a place we could borrow in Naches.

There's a HoneyHole here that I found that isn't far from where I live: 
46.663985, -120.795912
https://www.google.com/maps/place/46%C2%B039%2750.4%22N+120%C2%B047%2745.3%22W/@46.6614837,-120.7897688,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0?hl=en

This is where I've been shooting.  It has a small parking lot and some large boulders that I use as bench rests.  I tried to post a photo, but it was just too much of a hassle.  File is too big, can't link to external file,etc.
I was wondering who actually owns this land, so I looked it up. I believe that it is the Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife. According to the Yakima County Property Tax assessor's website it is registered to "Washington State Dept of Game" which I imagine is the precursor to the Dpt of Fish and Wildlife: http://www.yakimap.com/servlet/com.esri.esrimap.Esrimap?name=YakGISH&Left=1565519&Bottom=483225&Right=1568330&Top=485535&TAB=TabSales&DropDownOrtho=None&Contour=&Utilities=&FEMA=&CAO=&DropDownPlanning=&DropDownMapSize=Medium&click.x=328&click.y=223&Cmd=PN&ORTHO_LIST=None&MAP_SIZE=Medium
« Last Edit: July 24, 2015, 01:02:42 PM by ztirffritz »
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2015, 07:35:19 PM »
I also looked into a new indoor shooting range in Yakima.  Thought it might be cool to get a group together there sometime.

http://www.therangellc.com/

Why am I not permitted to posted external links?  I've seen posts from others that have external links.
« Last Edit: July 24, 2015, 01:02:53 PM by ztirffritz »
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #37 on: July 24, 2015, 02:09:55 AM »
Were trying fritz. Haha if you know anybody around there, get them on board. I have a place we could borrow in Naches.

There's a HoneyHole here that I found that isn't far from where I live: 
46.663985, -120.795912
h ttps://www.google.com/maps/place/46%C2%B039%2750.4%22N+120%C2%B047%2745.3%22W/@46.6614837,-120.7897688,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0?hl=en
(remove the space in 'h ttps to fix the link)
This is where I've been shooting.  It has a small parking lot and some large boulders that I use as bench rests.  I tried to post a photo, but it was just too much of a hassle.  File is too big, can't link to external file,etc.
I was wondering who actually owns this land, so I looked it up. I believe that it is the Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife. According to the Yakima County Property Tax assessor's website it is registered to "Washington State Dept of Game" which I imagine is the precursor to the Dpt of Fish and Wildlife: h ttp://www.yakimap.com/servlet/com.esri.esrimap.Esrimap?name=YakGISH&Left=1565519&Bottom=483225&Right=1568330&Top=485535&TAB=TabSales&DropDownOrtho=None&Contour=&Utilities=&FEMA=&CAO=&DropDownPlanning=&DropDownMapSize=Medium&click.x=328&click.y=223&Cmd=PN&ORTHO_LIST=None&MAP_SIZE=Medium
It's part of the Oak Creek wildlife reserve, supposed to be closed to the public during the spring but as long ad you're not actually hiking they don't seem to mind hunters sighting in here.

PS if you want to check whjo owns land here in Yakima check out yakimap.com
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #38 on: October 22, 2015, 02:51:03 PM »
This thread seems to get resurrected periodically, so I thought I'd do my part.

I'm in Snohomish county and I'm new to "serious" airguns. Definitely looking for places to shoot with >20yd ranges, as well as meetups to learn about tuning.

Is anyone around?

Thanks!
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Re: Any Shooting Events In Washington?
« Reply #39 on: October 22, 2015, 03:50:10 PM »
This thread seems to get resurrected periodically, so I thought I'd do my part.

I'm in Snohomish county and I'm new to "serious" airguns. Definitely looking for places to shoot with >20yd ranges, as well as meetups to learn about tuning.

Is anyone around?

Thanks!
If you ever make it over the mountains feel free to look me up.  I've been shooting at a couple different areas around Yakima.  There's an indoor range that's about 25yards and some wide open spaces that are much longer distances.  You could probably stretch my favorite place out to about 150yards.  There's also Sun Valley Shooting Park.  I've been trying to document places to shoot on this map:
https://www.zeemaps.com/airgun_nation
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