A Better Gun Range

375 County Avenue • Secaucus, NJ 07094 • 201.735.1875

FAQS

SHOOTING AT LONG SHOT PISTOL AND RIFLE


Q. Who may shoot?

A. US citizens, foreign residents, foreign students and foreign tourists, of a certain age (please see below);


Q. Is a gun license necessary to shoot?

A. NO. The State of New Jersey does not require a Gun License, or ownership of a gun, to shoot at a gun range.


Q. What type of Photo ID must I show to use the range?

A. In order to use our facility you must provide photo ID in the form of a valid Driver’s License or Non-Driver ID Card issued by any one of the 50 States in the Union, or a valid US Passport.


Foreign residents, students or tourists must show Long Shot a valid passport.


None of the following will be accepted:

-          Student ID cards;

-          Foreign Driver’s License;

-          Foreign ID Cards


Q.  I am from a different country.  May I still shoot at your range?

A. Yes, Long Shot welcomes visitors from all over the world, as long as you meet the identification requirements above.


Q. Am I able to shoot or take a course if I have a physical limitation or disability?

A. Long Shot is in full compliance with American with Disabilities Act.  Our building is designed to provide compliant access throughout.  However, Long Shot has the right and responsibility to make an assessment and decision, on a case by case basis, to preserve the safety and security of our guests and staff.


Q. What is the minimum age requirement, for a shooter to use the range?

A. The shooter must be at least 13 years of age, be accompanied by a parent, and may only shoot a gun lawfully owned in their shooting party.


Q. What is the minimum age requirement to rent a gun?

A. 18 years old to rent a long gun. 21 years old to rent a handgun.


Q.  I am a total beginner.  What must I do to be able to shoot?

A. All first-time shooters must fill out a 4-page registration form and waiver.  Then they must attend a mandatory safety class led by a member of our RSO staff, where they will learn the basics of safe gun handling and operation.


Q.  May I shoot my own firearm? 

A. If you have a firearms ID card, can provide proof of ownership for a NJ legal firearm that conforms to our ammunition caliber rules (please, see below), and are willing to submit your firearm to physical inspection, then yes, Long Shot may allow you to shoot your firearm.


Q. May I shoot alone?

A. You may shoot alone if you have FID and bring your own NJ legal gun.  If you are a renter, you must bring a buddy to accompany you inside the range.  They may shoot or simply observe.


Q. What is the maximum number of people that may shoot per port?

A. There is a maximum of three people per port.


Q. Who may draw and fire from a holster?

A. Only Law Enforcement, Military and civilians passing a Long Shot course and proficiency test may shoot at Long Shot.


Q. What kind of ammunition is allowed?

A. Our backstops are rated by Muzzle Velocity and bullet composition.


Rifle lanes calibers up to 3,600 FPS muzzle speed allowed.

Pistol lanes calibers up to 2,000 FPS muzzle speed allowed.

Consult with our customer service team if you're not sure if you're ammo is allowed.

All ammo brought into the range is subject to inspection.


No steel core, tracer, AP, black powder or .50 caliber BMG allowed.


Q.  If I am shooting in a port and need ammo what do I do?

A.  You can may continue shooting while your shooting buddy informs the Range Safety Officer that s/he is going to purchase more Ammo. 


If your shooting buddy is a minor (not allowed to buy our ammo), you must both exit the firing line, leaving the unloaded weapon in the port, with the muzzle pointed down range and the slide locked back, and let RSO know you are going to purchase more ammo.


Q. Do you offer private lessons?

A. Yes.  By appointment only.  You must call and speak with Operations Manager, Josh Marsella, in order to discuss experience, requirements and course / lesson structure.


Q.  Do you have a dress code?

A.  Dress to protect your skin from Brass Casings which are very hot.  Comfortable pants (jeans, khakis) and long sleeve shirts (T-shirts, Under Armor) are recommended.  No open toed shoes / sandals.  No low cut shirts, tank tops, A-shirts, for men or women.

  


Q.  Do you offer discounts to Military, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters and EMS?

A.   Yes, we offer a service member discount on use of our range, and targets. We also offer special pricing on certain firearm purchases.


Q.  May I take photos or video while I am shooting in the range? 

A.  Yes.  And if you give us a copy, we may feature you on our social media or website.


Q.  Do you sell firearms at the range?

A.  Yes, we are a fully licensed Firearms Retailer.


Q. Do you Sell Guns and Ammo online using your webstore?

A. No, Long Shot only sells guns and ammo in person at our gun shop.


Q. Must I be a member to use your FFL transfer services?

A. No, Long Shot offers FFL transfer services to anyone who would like to use us as their destination. However, Long Shot members do get FFL transfer discounts 


Q.  Do you transfer firearms to other dealers?

A.  Yes we will receive from and ship to other Federal Firearms Licensed dealers.


Q.  Do you offer gunsmith services?

A.  Yes. Please call for more info.


Q. Do you offer gun cleaning services?

A.  Yes. Our Gun Smith Department offer cleaning services for pistols and long guns.


Q. Does Long Shot offer memberships?

Yes, we have membership programs available for both gun owners, and people who primarily rent their equipment. Details available on the membership section of the site, as well as in store. 


Q. May I transfer my membership to someone else?

A.  No.  However, your wife, domestic partner or significant other may use your membership for free.  They must be registered as such prior to the day they arrive to use it.


Q.  Can one of my guests use the range if I am not present?

A.  No. You must be present with your guest.