FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If your question isn’t answered below, please call or send us an email from the form on this page!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If your question isn’t answered below, please call or send us an email from the form on this page!

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96747 Highway 140 East, Lakeview OR 97630

For general inquiries please email

info@thunderranchinc.com

Leave town north, go past the Shell gas station another 3 miles and turn right on Hwy 140 East- toward Adel, Winnemucca, go 1.1 miles and look left for the covered bridge.

All of our Texas classes are held at Flagler Ranch. The ranch is a 3666 acre native and exotic game ranch. Flagler Ranch is located about 100 miles Northwest of San Antonio, between Mountain Home and Rocksprings.

Flagler Ranch Website


Address:

Flagler Ranch, 438 Flagler Ranch Road, Mountain Home, TX 78058


Ranch Phone: 830-640-3523

Fax: 830-640-3183

Evenings Only: 830-640-3178


Note: Standard lead-based ammunition is acceptable for Texas classes. YOU DO NOT NEED LEAD-FREE/FRANGIBLE AMMO.

This depends on the course, read your course description.

YES! You need Lead Free or frangible ammunition for ALL COURSES EXCEPT for Long Range AR, Mid-Range Rifle, Counter Sniper, and High Angle Rifle.

We use and recommend Sinterfire. They can be contacted via phone or website below.


Phone: 814-885-6672


Website: http://sinterfire.com/trstore/


NOTE: Only order the ammunition needed for the course you are attending. Do not order additional ammunition for personal use outside of Thunder Ranch. This creates a logistics nightmare for both Thunder Ranch and for Sinterfire. Thank you for your understanding.

Minimum of 1 month before your class. Please allow time for processing and delivery or inventory issues with your supplier.

There sure is! Depending on the class type you’re enrolled in, please look through the appropriate list below.


Rifle Course Check List
Rifle with sling
4-6 Magazines or more
Ammunition- LEAD FREE
Eyes (one set of clear)
Ears
Knees
Elbows
Hat with brim
Magazine pouch
Small pack or bag
Sunscreen
Rain gear
Solid footwear
Note taking material
Cleaning Gear
Special Tools-torx, hex, etc.
Manual for firearm, optic, etc.

Handgun Course Check List
Handgun
Holster
4-6 Magazines or more
Ammuntion – LEAD FREE
Eyes (one set of clear)
Ears
Knees
Elbows
Handheld tactical-style flashlight (button on the tailcap)
Hat with brim
Magazine pouch
Small pack or bag
Sunscreen
Rain gear
Solid footwear
Note taking material
Cleaning Gear
Special Tools-torx, hex, etc.
Manual for firearm, optic, etc.

Bolt Rifle Course Check List
Rifle with sling
3-5 Magazines -if external
Bipod recommended
Ammunition
Ears
Eyes (one set of clear)
Shooting Mat
Hands free pack (for H.A.R.T.)
Rear bags or rests
Impact Data Book or plain notebook
Elbows- optional
Knees-optional
Hat with brim
Sunscreen
Rain gear
Solid footwear
Note taking material
Cleaning Gear
Special Tools-torx, hex, etc.
Manual for firearm, optic, etc.

Course Prep Check List
Order Ammunition
Book Lodging

Unfortunately no. All students are responsible for the transport/shipping/possession of their own firearms. Thunder Ranch cannot receive mailed/shipped firearms on the student’s behalf.

Yes, if the course you want is not offered or full please get on the waitlist at waitlist@thunderranchinc.com

Yes, bring a lunch every day.

The range deck is at 5400 feet in the mountains. Be ready for any weather. Rain gear is always a must. The weather changes quickly day to day. Dress in layers.

Day one starts at 0830, be at the bridge at 0805 sharp.
Pro-Tip: Nobody ever got on Clint’s good side by showing up late to class.

If you’re visiting Thunder Ranch via air travel, here are links to the airports.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Jackson County Airport Authority

Redmond Municipal Airport

Local Lodging Info:

Fremont Inn, Lakeview Oregon

Lakeview Best Western

Lots of choices, our favorites are Mario’s, Jerry’s, Snack Shack, and Green Mountain Bakery/Pizza.

Thanks for asking! The bridge has a 9-foot doorway, so HUGE travel trailers and RV’s are not going to fit.

Pro-Tip: If you must travel with a large, tall, or oversized vehicle, there are local accommodations that can be made. Contact us for details.

One that works, that you know to work, and a spare if you can. You will need a sling as well. 4-6 magazines that you know to work as well.

The one you own, if you need assistance or want recommendations on what we have seen and know to work contact info@thunderranchinc.com

Yes, very much. A quality holster that retains the pistol securely when turned upside down. Along with a solid belt.

Yes. Zeros are a personal preference and some may be dictated by agency policy. A 100 yard zero will be adequate and is recommended for your course.

Yes. Staff can assist if needed in mounting and zeroing. If the rifle is new, please ensure reliable function before you travel for your course.

We are located in Lakeview Oregon and fulfill product orders out of Arizona. AZ residents are responsible for their own tax on retail purchases only.


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