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Available Gun List November 30, 2020 Roanoke & Lynchburg Ranges open @ 9am! Here's today's list of available guns from Glock, Sig Sauer, Ruger, Smith & Wesson and more! Read More Posted on Nov 30, 2020 by Staff
SafeSide State of the Union - November 2020 We're updating you with a review of "how we got here" (as far as the shortages of guns/ammo), analyzing the state of things, predicting the future, and discussing what changes are being made at SafeSide as we continue to adapt to the impact of Covid-19, elections, and unprecedented demand for the products we manufacture and carry. Read More Posted on Nov 12, 2020 by Mitchell Tyler
It's Campaign Season - so what should (our) businesses do? In less than 90 days, Americans will cast their votes for candidates at local, state, and federal levels.  As the experts and politicians say at every major election, "this is the most critical election of our lifetime".  This time, it's probably true.  While every American gets to make their own choice based on dozens of factors that impact them, as a business, our focus is pretty narrow.  Read about how we plan to conduct ourselves as we get closer to November 3rd. Read More Posted on Aug 15, 2020 by Mitchell
Alert! August Special Session probably NOT about guns As we cross over the threshold into August (and for the last month or so), conspiracy theorists on the pro-gun side are wishing into existence a new, secret attack on Virginia gun rights by posting unfounded opinions about what the Governor and Democrats in Virginia's House/Senate have planned for the August special session.  Read More Posted on Jul 31, 2020 by Mitchell
July Range Changes/Rules As we start July, Phase 3 Guidelines keep in place strict cleaning and social distancing protocols at SafeSide. BUT, if you've been waiting for an announcement about lane sharing, you should definitely read this post! Read More Posted on Jul 3, 2020 by Mitchell
We Buy Guns Covid has done a number on people's wallets and on our inventory! We've got people coming in everyday looking to buy, and a lot of things are sold out.  If you need cash or have something you can part with - bring it in and let us make an offer! Read More Posted on Jun 22, 2020 by SafeSide Staff
June 1 Range Changes/Rules As we eagerly await Phase 2 of Virginia's Recovery, we are making some changes beginning June 1 that will improve member and guest experience with the ranges.  Check out the details and let us know if you need any help! Read More Posted on May 29, 2020 by Mitchell Tyler
Ranges are OPEN for business! Both ranges are now open at reduced capacity. Please be patient with us as we balance compliance with state requirements and customer satisfaction - some of these things cannot impact one without the other... Read More Posted on May 13, 2020 by SafeSide Owners
The Lynchburg Range is Reopening! SafeSide Lynchburg's Indoor Range is NOW OPEN! We need to make sure that we abide by the language of EO53 as it pertains to restrictions that apply to us.  Judge Yeatts’ Order granting Temporary Injunction & related Opinion specifically says that “SafeSide has shown a willingness to conform with what is commonly called ‘social distancing’ as well as the executive order limiting the range to ten patrons at a time."  We hold that our policies and procedures, as outlined below, will meet all requirements set forth in EO53. Read More Posted on Apr 28, 2020 by Mitchell Tyler
Gun Stores ARE Essential If you're planning to head to SafeSide in order to make a purchase that will protect yourself or your family, you may want to consider having this letter with you in case you are stopped or questioned. Read More Posted on Mar 30, 2020 by Mitchell Tyler
Navigating Background Checks and Supply Shortages Well, it's a new "normal" for the next few days or weeks as the country stocks up on toilet paper and guns.  While the TP scene may be making the news, Firearms Dealers across the country are looking at similarly empty shelves (or will be very soon).  Buckle up and read up on what to expect if you're in the market for Guns or Ammo. Read More Posted on Mar 19, 2020 by SafeSide Staff
COVID-19 Operational Changes @ SafeSide We've spent the last 2 days looking at our business operations from top-to-bottom and are putting temporary changes in place to make sure that our staff and customers are protected from the spread of infectious disease.   Read More Posted on Mar 14, 2020 by Mitchell
What Can I Shoot on the range? We get questions every week about what types of pistols, rifles, shotguns, and muzzle loaders can be shot in our ranges (and in what bay they have to be shot in).  We're drilling down a little so that you know what to expect when you're on the range. Read More Posted on Jan 13, 2020 by Mitchell
How a Bill Becomes Law How does proposed legislation become law in Virginia? With lawful gun owners finding themselves as the "target" of dozens of no-common-sense proposals, many are calling us to find out what's going to happen - or at least how it could happen.  Drill in to the process here. Read More Posted on Dec 18, 2019 by Matt J.
Should I purchase a Silencer now? As of today, Silencers are still legal in Virginia, assuming you've completed the Tax-Paid Application process and been approved.  But could that all change in 2020? Read More Posted on Nov 22, 2019 by Mitchell

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