I recently went to a local DFW gun range that does not allow FMJ (full metal jacket) ammo. While I have not asked them yet as to why they do not allow FMJ, I did a Google search on “why gun ranges do not like fmj ammo”.

It is interesting as I have found the gun owner community somewhat divided and equally opinionated on the issue. Here is what  I do know that some might not be aware of…the anti-gun community outspends the pro-gun community 200 to 1. For every dollar that the pro-gun community spends, the anti-gun movement spends two hundred dollars.

I’ve made a personal decision that I want to spend my money and support a gun ranges that encourage all types of shooting disciplines and do not overly restrict the type of ammo that can be used responsibly.

Here is a link I’ve found that references several gun ranges in the DFW area that allow full metal jacket ammunition:




Gibson’s Outpost Gun Range

1712 Lawson Road
Mesquite, TX 75181
972-222-8127 or 972-222-6694

Open 6 Days a Week – 10am to 5:30pm
Open Tuesday through Sunday

$6 Membership Fee (one time)
$10.83 Range Fee (each time)
$20 for 200 yard range

Magnum Sports Center

4934 Duck Creek Rd
Sanger, TX 76266
(940) 458-7000
Wed & Fri 1:00pm To 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am To 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm To 5:00pm

call before you go to make sure they are open
Magnum in Sanger goes out to 200 yards
FMJ allowed outdoor range (no tracers or anything because they start fires).
Magnetic surplus military ammo is allowed.

FMJ and Quickdraw allowed! see website!
Jacobs Plain Gun Club

Phone: 903-455-2264
Address: 6734 FM 118, Greenville, TX
Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 9am-5pm. See schedule on website.
Fees: ???
Highlights: 50 and 100yd Rifle range, Pistol range, 7 tac bays, Pro shop, training, archery, RV sites.


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