FAQ

RANGE RELATED

What are your hours of operation?

Mon – Fri 10 – 8, Sat 9 – 7, Sun 11 – 6

What time do you stop letting people on the range?

Last call for renting a lane is 45 minutes prior to close

How much is it to shoot on the range?

Prices can vary greatly depending on a la carte items such as rentals, caliber selection, round count, etc.  Lane rental is $15.99 per lane ($7.99 for a second person, same lane).  We offer many range specials that may reduce overall cost.

Do you offer discounts for law enforcement and military?

We offer a discounted membership for military and law enforcement as well a free lane pass on Thursdays
**Must have proper identification for proof of service

Do you rent guns at the Alamo?

Yes, we have over 100 rental firearms to choose from. Check out all our RENTALS

What types of memberships do you offer?

We offer several memberships including a discounted membership for military and law enforcement.

Is eye and ear protection included with the lane rental?

No, eye and ear protection can be rented or purchased separately.

Are targets provided free of charge for shooting on the range?

No, targets can be purchased at the range counter.

What’s the minimum age to shoot on the range?

12 years old.  All minors (under 18) MUST be accompanied by an adult AT ALL TIMES and adult must include child on their range waiver.

What’s the minimum age to rent a firearm at The Alamo?

21 years old.  Ages 18 and older can rent a lane and bring their own firearm and ammunition.

How should I dress to shoot on the range?

We recommend you wear clothing that protects your neck area, feet, and legs.  We don’t recommend low-cut tops, open-toe shoes/sandals or shorts.

What ID or documentation do I need to come shoot at the range?

We require all people on the range to have a legal ID which will be retained while customers are shooting.

What calibers can I shoot on the range?

On our 1st floor range you can shoot handgun calibers up to .44 Magnum. On our upstairs Presidential Club range, the maximum caliber is 30-06.

Can I shoot rifles on the range?

Rifles can only be used on the downstairs range if they are chambered in pistol caliber (22LR, 9mm, 40 S&W, 45 etc).  Rifle calibers are permitted ONLY upstairs on the Presidential Club range.  30-06 is the maximum caliber upstairs.

Can I shoot frangible ammo on the range?

Yes, frangible ammo is permitted.

Can I shoot defensive or hollow point ammo be shot on the range?

Yes, as long as the bullets are lead core or frangible.

Can I bring my own ammo to shoot on the range?

Yes, but we do NOT allow reloaded ammo, steel-core, or incendiary ammo.  If you rent a firearm you must use our ammo only.

Can I shoot shotguns on the range?

No, shotguns are not permitted on the downstairs range.  They are ONLY permitted upstairs on the Presidential Club range.  #4 BUCK is the smallest shot allowed.

Can I shoot shotgun cartridges out of a revolver like a Taurus Judge or S&W Governor?

No, shotgun ammunition of any type is not allowed on the downstairs range.

Can I shoot pellet or BB guns on the range?

Round BBs are prohibited on any Alamo range; however, pellet ammunition is permitted.

Can I draw from the holster on the range?

No, holster draw is PROHIBITED at the Alamo for insurance and safety reasons.

How can I transport my firearm to the range?

You do not need a Concealed Carry Weapons License (CCWL) to transport or keep a handgun in your vehicle.  If you don’t have a CCWL the handgun must be “securely encased” as defined by Florida Statute 790.001 (17) The gun cannot be on your person unless you have a CCWL.  Upon arrival to the Alamo, we ask that all customers have their firearms in a case or gun bag.  We do not permit customers to open carry in the store.

Can I zero in optics/lasers on the range?

Yes, as long as the caliber requirements are followed, however you will be charged for the regular range fee for the hour.

Do you have automatic firearms for rent at the Alamo?

We offer a full-auto experience packages. We currently have an HK MP5 and an UZI.

Do you have pistol caliber rifles for rent on the range?

Yes, we have several pistol caliber platforms available for rent.  Go to our RENTALS menu under RANGE for more info.

Does The Alamo have a gunsmith/armorer?

Yes, we have an inhouse armorer.  Go to our GUNSMITHING menu for more information.

Do you offer gun cleaning at the Alamo?

Yes, go to our GUNSMITHING menu for more information

Can customers open carry in the store?

No, customers are prohibited from openly carrying firearms in the store unless they are law enforcement officers displaying a badge.

Can you mount a scope or optic?

Yes, we can.  Go to our GUNSMITHING menu for more information.

TRAINING RELATED

Do you offer personal training?

Yes, we offer private instruction, and The Alamo has a large a large selection of classes through our Training Academy.

Do you offer offsite/outdoor training?

Yes, some of our courses are conducted offsite. Check out our courses.

Can I get a Florida concealed carry license if I’m not a Florida resident?

Yes, Florida issues resident and non-resident permits.

Can I teach as an outside instructor at the Alamo?

Yes, however we have a limited roster of guest instructors.  You can inquire about applying to be a guest instructor at: training@alamorange.com

Do you offer classes for youths?

Yes, we offer youth classes though our training academy.  Check it out under classes.

Do you offer women’s only classes

A: Yes, we offer women’s only classes/seminars though our Training Academy.

SALES RELATED

Can I buy a gun if I’m not a Florida resident?

Under certain circumstances you can, however it’s best to speak with one of our compliance specialists personally.  Please contact us at info@alamorange.com

Does the Alamo have an online store?

Yes, we have a massive selection of firearms, accessories, and products for sale online.  Check it out!

How much is your 4473 fee when you buy a gun?

The fee is $5

Do you offer a layaway program at the Alamo?

Yes, the price has to be over $500, with 25% down, paid off in 60 days.

What is the minimum age to buy: ammunition, handgun, rifle, shotgun?

21 years old.

What is the waiting period for possessing a newly purchased firearm at the Alamo?

If you don’t have a CCWL the waiting period for possession of ANY purchased firearm is 3 BUSINESS DAYS.  For customers from Palm Beach, Miami-Dade, and Broward counties, the hold is 5 business days.  With a CCWL there is no waiting period and you may take possession immediately upon purchase & background check clearance.

Can you rent classrooms at the Alamo?

Yes, classrooms are available to rent for private events.

How can I arrange private events at the Alamo?

Yes, private events can be arranged through our concierge.  Please inquire at: concierge@alamorange.com

Is there a fee for running a background check when you buy a firearm?

Yes, the fee is $5

Does The Alamo buy used firearms?

Yes, we do purchase functional firearms. Please contact our sales department for more details (239) 593-0232. ***We do not purchase black powder guns

What is the waiting period for possessing a used firearm from the Alamo?

As required by law, 30 days from the date we purchased the firearm.  Your sales consultant will advise of the date you can accept delivery

TRANSFER RELATED

Do you ship and transfer firearms? What are the fees?

Yes, please see our detailed fee breakdown under our TRANSFERS menu.

Can I receive a transfer from an individual?

Yes, with proper documentation/identification.

What are The Alamo’s incoming transfer fees?

$25 for a member and $45 for a non-member (includes $5 background check fee)

How long will The Alamo hold my transfer?

Storage fees apply after 30 days unless other arrangements have been made with the transfer agent.

What is the Alamo’s return policy on firearms?

All sales of firearms new or used are final.

Is it possible to fill out a 4473 form prior to my firearm arriving at The Alamo?

A: No, the firearm must be in the Alamo’s possession before you to fill out the paperwork.

What is the Alamo’s return policy on accessories?

See our RETURN POLICY page

 

 

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