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1/16/2020 9:48:49 PM
Posted: 10/10/2007 5:56:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/10/2007 5:56:30 PM EST by Wash-Ar15]
are the partitions that separate the lanes bulletproof?If they are not I better be care of who is shooting next to me.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:02:33 AM EST
Not necessarily. I've seen bullet holes through quite a few.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:05:45 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/11/2007 4:08:08 AM EST by civprod]
I would be suprised if they are bullet proof. Granted, I have never seen any with holes in them, but I think that they are much more to keep brass from deflecting too far and to mark the lanes than anything else.

ETA: Regardless of the type of range and whether there is bulletproof glass, I think that it would always be a good idea to be careful who you are shooting next to. Some of the worst safety problems I have seen didn't necessarily occur at the actual shooting lanes. They were in the area behind the lanes when people would muzzle sweep everyone casing/uncasing guns, unholstering a gun, or just showing off their/playing with their gun.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:08:44 AM EST
No bullet protection as far as I have ever heard.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:12:24 AM EST
I've seen plenty with bullet holes around here.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:32:05 AM EST
The ones I've seen sure don't look bullet-proof.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:33:27 AM EST
I believe the ones at my range, the NRA HQ range, are. But I don't think most ranges have that.
Link Posted: 10/11/2007 4:34:02 AM EST
Apparently, they are bullet-proof at our public club. Several with bullet impacts, but no through-penetration. The club staff claims they are rated for .308 rifle impact, but have no idea whether that is valid. The staff also claims they are very expensive--several thou each, and they bill the shooter for partician replacement. Guess your home-owners insurance might cover that.
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