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    Brookhaven Question

    Hi all,

    Its time for me to broaden my horizons and shoot somewhere other than Mitchell Field. What do I need to bring to Brookhaven?

    I have 100 yard targets, eyes and ears, ammo and rifle. Do I need a staple gun or are there target clips? Do I need to bring anything else?


    It is quite a drive for me so I don't want to end up not bringing something I need and wasting a trip and a day off....

    Thanks everyone!
    NRA Lifetime Member / NRA RSO & Certified Basic Pistol Instructor
    NYSRPA Member / Freeport R&R Member

    #2
    Yes staple gun and a thick skin

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      #3
      Bring your guns, ammo and targets. Brookhaven has its own boards and staple guns and sand bags. You can bring your own staple gun if you want. Just make sure you tell the RSO it's your first time there and make sure you follow the rules. They can be very strict but also very helpful.

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        #4
        Like Sully mentioned, Brookhaven has staple guns, although bringing your own may be a good idea anyway if they're crowded. They also have backerboards and sandbags.The shooting points are concrete slabs, so a mat or towel may be a good idea also.
        The office also sells targets and is usually well stocked with ammo.
        On arrival, drive past the range area to the office. There you'll buy your range pass, and anything else you may need. Then drive back to the range area and head over to the main entrance gate with your gear. Wait at the gate till an RO checks your pass and lets you in.
        No uncasing or handling firearms while the line is on a ceasefire. When the line's hot, uncase on the bench only with firearms facing downrange. During ceasefires 'all' brass must be picked up. Rifles must be shot sitting at the bench only.

        Artist formerly known as TERRY P

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          #5
          Do I need a bench rest? Sounds like you only shoot sitting.... Is that correct?
          NRA Lifetime Member / NRA RSO & Certified Basic Pistol Instructor
          NYSRPA Member / Freeport R&R Member

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            #6
            Originally posted by Synner View Post
            Do I need a bench rest? Sounds like you only shoot sitting.... Is that correct?
            They provide small sandbags as a rest, and yes, rifles are to only be shot from a sitting position.
            Artist formerly known as TERRY P

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              #7
              Originally posted by T.J. View Post

              They provide small sandbags as a rest, and yes, rifles are to only be shot from a sitting position.
              Thank you everyone.....!
              NRA Lifetime Member / NRA RSO & Certified Basic Pistol Instructor
              NYSRPA Member / Freeport R&R Member

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                #8
                Guns, ammo, targets, ear pro, eye pro. They have staple guns and, amazingly, they almost always have staples in them.

                You must sit while shooting, even offhand, except when shooting pistols. Nobody knows why.
                Give a man fire, and he stays warm for one night. Set a man on fire, and he stays warm for the rest of his life.

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                  #9
                  Is there anything else I need to know? Gets crowded at certain times? Anything non-obvious that would anger a RO? Do you pay hourly or is it a day pass or....?
                  NRA Lifetime Member / NRA RSO & Certified Basic Pistol Instructor
                  NYSRPA Member / Freeport R&R Member

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                    #10
                    You pay for a day pass but it supposed to be for three hours. I've never seen the three hour rule inforced but could happen in November when busy with hunters sighting in. Also no rapid fire. Rimfire on the 100 must be scoped and all rifles should at least be bore sighted before shooting 100yards. A spotting scope is also good to have and keep your dirty mitts out of the brass buckets . During a cease fire make sure the rifle is in the rack with the action open. Whatever you do NEVER touch your gun during a cease fire
                    Last edited by FastPhil; 06-26-2016, 07:09 PM.

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                      #11
                      Your target can not even resemble a human, no shiloetes, nor politicians nor aliens life forms. I went on Wednesday around noon and practically had the place to our selves. Bring counselor singles for soda machine.

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                        #12
                        Do yourself a favor, drive a few more exits and go to Calverton. No picking up brass, no 20 minute cease fires, shoot sitting, standing, lying, upside-down, shoot whatever you want at any point, except the pistol/shotgun/rim fire line.

                        Bring everything with you, but if you're missing something the other shooters are helpful.
                        SHADAP VARMINT!

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                          #13
                          Brookhaven is great for mag dumps. Fire double taps or even 10 round quick bursts. Let me know how that works out.

                          (Meaning go to Calverton!)
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                            #14
                            Originally posted by FastPhil View Post
                            You pay for a day pass but it supposed to be for three hours. I've never seen the three hour rule inforced but could happen in November when busy with hunters sighting in. Also no rapid fire. Rimfire on the 100 must be scoped and all rifles should at least be bore sighted before shooting 100yards. A spotting scope is also good to have and keep your dirty mitts out of the brass buckets . During a cease fire make sure the rifle is in the rack with the action open. Whatever you do NEVER touch your gun during a cease fire
                            Brass bucket? You can't keep your expended cartridges?
                            NRA Lifetime Member / NRA RSO & Certified Basic Pistol Instructor
                            NYSRPA Member / Freeport R&R Member

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by Mad Russian View Post
                              Do yourself a favor, drive a few more exits and go to Calverton. No picking up brass, no 20 minute cease fires, shoot sitting, standing, lying, upside-down, shoot whatever you want at any point, except the pistol/shotgun/rim fire line.

                              Bring everything with you, but if you're missing something the other shooters are helpful.
                              . Plus you get to park right behind your so called bench.

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