Range Rules

Age Requirements
  1. Children must be at least 12 years old to enter the range and shoot, accompanied with parent or legal guardian.
  2. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who will sign a waiver and stay with them at all times.  Minimum age requirement to shoot handguns, “other firearms”, and NFA items without the necessity of parental/guardian accompaniment at our shooting ranges is 21.  This applies to on-premises operations only.  Any off-site renting of firearms, should they occur, must adhere to all federal regulations (including federal age restrictions) and be conducted as 4473 transfers.
Preliminary Considerations
  1. All firearms that are not holstered should be cased in an unloaded position while going to or from the range.
  2. Display your unloaded and cleared firearm to the Range Safety Officer at the counter, as well as the ammunition you intend to use on the range.
  3. Only authorized firearms and ammunition may be used. Steel core, tracer, and incendiary rounds are strictly prohibited.
  4. Please advise the Range Safety Officer if you’ve never fired a gun before. We appreciate you and want to ensure your safety and that you are comfortable on our range.
  5. Eye and ear protection is mandatory on the range. If you don’t have your own, both are available at the range desk to use free of charge.
Range Safety Rules
  1. Shooters are to obey the instructions of the Range Safety Officer at all times.
  2. Eye and ear protection is MANDATORY at all times.
  3. Open toe shoes and low cut tops are not allowed on the range.
  4. Advise range personnel of any medical condition which could create a safety issue for you or others.
  5. Be certain that your ammunition is correct for the firearm you will be shooting.
  6. Know and understand how your firearm works and understand operation of all safety features.
  7. No firearm handling will be allowed outside the shooting booth.
  8. Only one shooter in the shooter’s “box” in a lane at a time, all other participants must be behind the safety line.
  9. Keep any firearm pointed downrange at ALL times, perpendicular to the target line, whether loaded, unloaded, or malfunctioning. Be sure of the target and what is behind the target.
  10. All guns that are “benched” should be unloaded, action open, and magazine removed.
  11. Do not load the firearm until ready to fire.
  12. Keep your finger off the trigger and on a fixed point on the side of the frame until you are on target and ready to fire.
  13. Shooters are to fire only one firearm at a time. When finished, unload and case the firearm before uncasing the next firearm.
  14. Under no circumstances may a loaded firearm be passed to another person. A firearm will be considered loaded if a magazine is inserted and/or firearm is in a closed, locked condition.
  15. Shooters should fire at their target only as rapidly as their ability permits. Uncontrolled shooting resulting in damage to equipment is strictly prohibited. Violators will have range privileges revoked and will be held liable for damages.
  16. Cross lane shooting is not permitted.
  17. No drawing from holsters under any circumstances.
  18. Collection of your brass that falls on shooter’s side of the firing line is permitted when your session is over. Under no circumstances may any implement or appendage cross forward of the red firing line.
  19. No food, drink, gum, or tobacco is permitted inside the range. Cell phone usage, including texting, is strictly prohibited on the range.
  20. Range Officer decisions or determinations are final. Any misuse of facility or disregard of rules will result in expulsion from the range.

Rifle and shotgun are now permitted on the range at any time during normal operating hours.

We allow all handgun calibers to be fired on the range and rifles chambered up to 300 win mag. (Due to decibel level limits, firearms chambered larger than 300 win mag are not allowed). If you bring or rent a shotgun only buckshot and slugs are allowed on the range (No birdshot, game loads, target loads).

Hours of Operations:

Mon: 9AM-7PM
Tues: 9AM-7PM
Wed: 9AM-7PM
Thurs: 9AM-7PM
Fri: 9AM-7PM
Sat: 9AM-6PM
Sun: Closed

Buds Gun Shop & Range IconBuds Gun Shop & Range

1105 Industry Road, Lexington

4.3 5,666 reviews

  • Ian Richmond ★★★★★ in the last week
    I was able to place the item on my wish list while I did some research and checked things out. Buds had the best price round and the ease of checkout was fantastic. I confirmed with the transfer recipient about them receiving the firearm … More and everything was smooth. Looking forward to heading out to the range.
  • Josh Wilcher ★★★★★ a week ago
    I love this place. I just wish every time I went. I didn’t have to lie to my wife about where I was going and where I was spending all my money. They need to come up with some kind of way to give you receipts for something else or at bare … More minimum and give you a receipt for a lot less than what you paid, that way when I go home tonight, I’m not in trouble. I wish they had a location that was closer to home. That way I could make small payments overtime and maybe she wouldn’t notice this small amounts disappearing as we all know. Ammo cost has gone to the roof in the last few years but steadily on the decrease wish we could make payments on ammo too, so I could do more what I like in the backyard. Everyone there has been super friendly and helpful and the staff is just honestly awesome. Keep up the hard work.
  • Wiliam ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
    First time here to Buds Gun Shop and I was totally impressed. The store was so organized and clean. I did purchase a Heritage 22 revolver for groundhog control in my barn. The guy who helped me was polite and patience with my questions. … More My first time there, won't be my last. This is one business that cares about their customers. Thank you Bud.
  • Mike Weber ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    I had first called the shop to get details. Both reps I spoke to were friendly and helpful. If they were not able to find the answer they gave me contact info for me to go directly to the manufacturer. I ended up purchasing online and … More it was a trouble free experience.
  • Andrew 'Bimmer' Huncho ★★★★★ a month ago
    Very great selection and cost with payment in full Via card payment. Having sent firearm store near my residence! Made it very easy to order 18+ year old or older online. Asked a few confirmation questions and was all set