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Gander Mountain Shooting Academy

Gander Mountain Shooting Academy

Gander Mountain takes gun ranges to the highest level with the opening of the Gander Mountain Academy.
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from hunter35 wrote 3 years 10 weeks ago

Virtra is the company with the technology driving the virtual ranges/simulators at GM. Ticker is VTSI..it's a 10 cent stock. You should check the stock out. The gander mountain deal should be a nice launching pad for exposure of Virtra. They just sold some similar equipment to Saudi Arabia last week (per a news release).
(I appologize in advance if I have multiple posts).

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from hunter35 wrote 3 years 10 weeks ago

This is definitely state of the art tech running the virtual ranges. For anyone who is into investing, you should take a look at Virtra Systems...the company that designed the ranges and simulators. Their stock is currently less than 10 cents....VTSI is the symbol. In my opinion the Gander Mountain deal seems like a launching pad for the business and they recently announced intent to move from the small board to Nasdaq. Who knows, just thought some of you might want to check it out. Last week they also sold Saudi Arabia a bunch of similar equipment.

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from hunter35 wrote 3 years 10 weeks ago

This is definitely state of the art technology running the virtual ranges. For anyone who is into investing, you should take a look at Virtra Systems...the company that designed the virtual ranges. Their stock is currently less than 10 cents?! VTSI is the symbol. In my opinion the Gander Mountain deal seems like a launching pad for the business and they recently announced intent to move from the small board to Nasdaq. Who knows, just thought some of you might want to check it out. Last week they also sold Saudi Arabia a bunch of similar equipment.

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from neubauer6 wrote 3 years 12 weeks ago

I stopped at the new La Crosse, WI Gander last night. They are the second location to have the Academy. One of the employees said it would be $35 for a half hour of range time with a pistol. Holy s#$^. That's a bit ridiculous when you can shoot outside for free.

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from pat_barrett_rn wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

Can you buy your human tags at gander mountain? Where do you affix the tag, is it like deer? What is with America why are we so afraid of each other?

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from GerryBethge wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

Hey Guys.....the rates can be found on the website (the academies are part of the Gander stores which hold the costs down)--hyperlinks are in the piece but if you can't find them, let me know. What I can most definitely tell you is that I was there myself and shot the courses and it was awesome. I didn't do so hot on/in the virtual course but it was an eye-opening experience from beginning to end. (I got shot four or five times.) The instructors are the best of the best, though and I sure as hell learned a lot. It's got my recommendation. Just my two cents worth guys.

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from Montanagyrene wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

I'm with the Captain on this one. I'll bet all the branches of service have something similar-I remember 'shooting' a tank when I was still in, and this was a reserve unit!! Captain, do I sense an Infantry background? I lost count of the number of hours spent cleaning my M-16!! I'd like to see a range like that out here closer to where I live-maybe when I hit the lottery...

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from The Captain wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

This may be new for the civilian world, but the Army has had different versions of this simulator for years. Air blasts simulate live fire for 9mm through .50 cal with a reactive video screen with different simulations. I have to say, they are good training tools, and you spend a whole lot less time wiping carbon off of receivers.
Good call Gander Mountain.
Gerry, what are their rates on these facilities? I bet they are pretty high to fund the cost of building/maintaining such a facility. Them things ain't cheap!

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from The Captain wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

This may be new for the civilian world, but the Army has had different versions of this simulator for years. Air blasts simulate live fire for 9mm through .50 cal with a reactive video screen with different simulations. I have to say, they are good training tools, and you spend a whole lot less time wiping carbon off of receivers.
Good call Gander Mountain.
Gerry, what are their rates on these facilities? I bet they are pretty high to fund the cost of building/maintaining such a facility. Them things ain't cheap!

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from GerryBethge wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

Hey Guys.....the rates can be found on the website (the academies are part of the Gander stores which hold the costs down)--hyperlinks are in the piece but if you can't find them, let me know. What I can most definitely tell you is that I was there myself and shot the courses and it was awesome. I didn't do so hot on/in the virtual course but it was an eye-opening experience from beginning to end. (I got shot four or five times.) The instructors are the best of the best, though and I sure as hell learned a lot. It's got my recommendation. Just my two cents worth guys.

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from hunter35 wrote 3 years 10 weeks ago

This is definitely state of the art technology running the virtual ranges. For anyone who is into investing, you should take a look at Virtra Systems...the company that designed the virtual ranges. Their stock is currently less than 10 cents?! VTSI is the symbol. In my opinion the Gander Mountain deal seems like a launching pad for the business and they recently announced intent to move from the small board to Nasdaq. Who knows, just thought some of you might want to check it out. Last week they also sold Saudi Arabia a bunch of similar equipment.

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from neubauer6 wrote 3 years 12 weeks ago

I stopped at the new La Crosse, WI Gander last night. They are the second location to have the Academy. One of the employees said it would be $35 for a half hour of range time with a pistol. Holy s#$^. That's a bit ridiculous when you can shoot outside for free.

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from hunter35 wrote 3 years 10 weeks ago

Virtra is the company with the technology driving the virtual ranges/simulators at GM. Ticker is VTSI..it's a 10 cent stock. You should check the stock out. The gander mountain deal should be a nice launching pad for exposure of Virtra. They just sold some similar equipment to Saudi Arabia last week (per a news release).
(I appologize in advance if I have multiple posts).

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from Montanagyrene wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

I'm with the Captain on this one. I'll bet all the branches of service have something similar-I remember 'shooting' a tank when I was still in, and this was a reserve unit!! Captain, do I sense an Infantry background? I lost count of the number of hours spent cleaning my M-16!! I'd like to see a range like that out here closer to where I live-maybe when I hit the lottery...

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from pat_barrett_rn wrote 3 years 13 weeks ago

Can you buy your human tags at gander mountain? Where do you affix the tag, is it like deer? What is with America why are we so afraid of each other?

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from hunter35 wrote 3 years 10 weeks ago

This is definitely state of the art tech running the virtual ranges. For anyone who is into investing, you should take a look at Virtra Systems...the company that designed the ranges and simulators. Their stock is currently less than 10 cents....VTSI is the symbol. In my opinion the Gander Mountain deal seems like a launching pad for the business and they recently announced intent to move from the small board to Nasdaq. Who knows, just thought some of you might want to check it out. Last week they also sold Saudi Arabia a bunch of similar equipment.

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