If this is your first time visiting Tango Down, and/or you've never filled out a waiver for this range, please familiarize yourself with the safety rules, and fill out and submit the form below.
GENERAL RANGE RULES
All Federal, State and Local firearm laws must be obeyed.
All shooters must be US citizens or permanent residents with accompanying driver’s licenses or green cards.
Visitors from out of the country may only shoot Firearm Experiences on the range.
Everyone must follow the Four Basic Rules of Firearm Safety at all times:
- Treat ALL GUNS as if they ARE LOADED.
- Never point a gun at anything you are not willing to shoot or destroy.
- Keep your finger straight and off the trigger until your sights are on the target and you are ready to shoot.
- Be sure of your target, what is in line with it, and what is beyond it.
All guests using the ranges must successfully complete the mandatory range safety briefing in addition to signing the Range Waiver.
Shooters must put on eye and hearing protection prior to entering the range bays and keep it on until they exit. Tango Down-SC (TDSC) recommends using foam earplugs in addition to over-the-ear headphone protection when using non-electronic protection.
Due to the presence of lead, expectant mothers are not permitted on the range at any time.
In an effort to maintain a safe environment, Range Master and Range Staff must be obeyed at all times…No exceptions.
Failure to respect and obey range staff will result in immediate dismissal and possible banishment from TDSC.
Range Masters and Range Staff have the right to inspect all firearms, ammunition, and equipment at any time. No exceptions.
No tobacco products of any kind including vape are permitted on the range. Outside food and drinks are NOT permitted on the range.
NO ANIMALS (of any kind) assistance or otherwise, are permitted on the range without an appointment and signing of the liability waiver.
No one will be permitted on the range if they are under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other intoxicating substances.
No open-toed shoes are permitted on the range.
Always be courteous and aware of other shooters around you on the range.
Shooters under the age of 18 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times. Minors are NOT permitted to have their own lane. Parent or Guardian MUST stay within an arms-length of a minor at all times while on the range.
If you intend to do bodily harm to yourself or others, you are not permitted on the range at any time.
Immediately notify the Range Safety Officer of any unsafe practices on the range. Report any injuries no matter how small to the Range Safety Officer.
Be sure you are using the correct ammunition for your gun at all times.
All brass, once fired, is considered “lost brass.” Shooters may only collect their personal fired brass after coordinating with range staff and as long as they do not disrupt the shooters around them or create a safety hazard.
ALL HANDLING, INCLUDING CASE AND UNCASING, OF FIREARMS IS LIMITED TO YOUR ASSIGNED BAY AND BENCH ONLY.
FIREARMS MUST REMAIN IN THE BAY IN WHICH THEY START. DO NOT PASS ANY FIREARMS BETWEEN BAYS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES UNLESS THE FIREARM IS IN A CASE.
All firearms must be pointed downrange at all times. Downrange is defined as the area within the backstop HESCOs, including when the firearm is being cased or uncased.
All firearms must be cleared, breech open, and securely encased (if available) before removing them from the firing line.
Handling loaded firearms in the classrooms is prohibited. NO AMMUNITION at any time IS ALLOWED CLASSROOMS.
If any problem should occur with your firearm while on the firing line or in your assigned bay, leave the jammed or malfunctioning firearm pointed down range on the bench in the firing bay, and immediately contact the Range Safety Officer.
Always check with the Range Safety Officer if you are unsure if your firearm or ammunition is permitted. The Range Master reserves the exclusive right to prohibit any incomplete firearms (rifles and handguns without complete sights, firearms with missing or broken parts, etc.) that are deemed unsafe.
Ammunition that is deemed improper for range use will be held at the experience counter and returned when guests leave the facility.
Shooters using the range may draw a firearm from the holster ONLY after demonstrating the ability to do so by a CERTIFIED TDSC RANGE OFFICER or TDSC ALLOWED INSTRUCTOR and only under these circumstances:
- During designated times and events.
- All holsters must cover the trigger guard (unless holster is a competitive shooting holster)
Drawing from the holster is prohibited from behind the bench.
Never pass a loaded firearm to another person. Place the unloaded firearm on the bench in your firing station and allow the next person to pick it up and load it. FAILURE TO DO THIS WILL RESULT IN A WARNING. SUBSEQUENT VIOLATIONS WILL RESULT IN A DISMISSAL.
Cross Bay firing is strictly prohibited. Shoot only at your own target within your designated Bay at all times.
Shooting forward of a designated firing line “in depth” is PROHIBITED except under the following condition:
- In the presence of a Certified Range Safety Officer during designated times.
- When shooting forward of the firing line, the muzzle shall be pointed downrange at all times.
Downrange is defined as the area within the backstop.
Only one loaded firearm is permitted at a single time within the bay with the exception of:
Transition drills (authorized by TDSC Range Safety Officer)
No gun handling is allowed behind the firing line when shooter(s) are in the bay. No exceptions.
All Class III firearms must be checked in at the Range Station. Class III firearms include:
- Automatic Weapons
No black powder firearms are allowed.
All “experience” firearms (TDSC Rentals) must use range ammunition purchased from TANGODOWN-SC.
Experience firearms must be cleared, have a chamber indicator inserted into the breach, magazine removed, and returned using the provided carrier.
Firearms brought onto the property must be unloaded and in a secure case, range bag, or holster prior to entering the facility and remain there until the customer is in their assigned bay.
It is the shooter’s responsibility to understand how to operate the firearm safely and ensure that it is in proper working order, as well as understanding all safety features prior to shooting.
Upon a designated “CEASE FIRE” command from a Range Safety Officer, all shooters must stop shooting immediately, put down the firearm at its current location (even on the ground) facing toward the target, step away from the firearm, and move to the bay bench from the firing lane.
Shooters may return to the firing line only after the “ALL CLEAR” signal has been given.
All shooting should be in a safe and controlled manner. TDSC does not permit “dual wielding” or “two-gun shooting” at any time. No uncontrolled, rapid-fire is permitted.
Damage to the facility will result in a fee and discharge from the range.
Shooting over the HESCO Barrier or “super elevating” a firearm to do so will result in immediate dismissal. No Exceptions.
Prone shooting is allowed at the discretion of the Range Master.
Only TDSC targets may be used.
Tracers, explosive or armor-piercing ammunition is strictly prohibited.
At this time Shotguns are not allowed at TDSC.
ALL RIFLE AMMUNITION MUST BE FRANGIBLE AND PURCHASED FROM TDSC. NO EXCEPTION.
All persons attending this facility hereby authorize consent to be photographed and release any claims against the publication of said photograph in any magazine, brochure, web presence, ad, or any other purpose as determined by TDSC.
Pistols up to a .44 magnum and rifle up to .308 are permitted for use in bays at the appropriate firing line. Rifles up to .50 BMG are permitted on the long-range lanes.
Tango Down-SC reserves the right to eject or refuse service to anyone who inappropriately handles a firearm or would potentially endanger the safety of our patrons or staff.
Please ask the Range Master or Range Safety Officer for clarification if you have any questions on the Range Rules and Regulations.