FAQs

FAQs

Retail FAQ's

Yes, we buy and sell used handguns and long guns. We also accept trade-ins on new firearms and other gear. We have an extensive inventory of pre-owned firearms and accessories.

Yes. If we don't have what you want we will be happy to order it. Please contact call our store or email trayce@nashvillearmory.com

Yes, we do both firearm and NFA transfers. Fees for firearm transfers are $35 for members and $50 for non-members per item. NFA transfers are $100 per item. We ask all customers fill out our “Firearm Transfer Form” before having an item shipped to our facility.

Yes we do.

Yes! We offer laser engraving and can engrave knives, mugs, guns, etc.

Pricing per engraving:

Text: $35

Images: $45

Image w/text: $65

NFA Engraving: $65

*We do NOT engrave serial numbers into SILENCERS. We CAN engrave text/images that are unrelated to a serial number.*

Range FAQ's

Nashville Armory has 16 lanes divided into 2 bays and they are each 25 yards long

Franklin Range has 10 lanes that are each 12 yards long

Yes we have many shooters that are not members. The non-member rates are $20 per hour session for the 1st shooter and $10 per additional shooter sharing the lane with a limit of 3 shooters per lane

Handgun bay allows anything up to and including .50AE. Rifle bay allows anything up to but NOT including .50BMG. Shotguns may be shot at the range using slugs or buckshot only.

Yes, we have a large selection of handguns, long guns, machine guns and suppressors available for rent. All rentals must use in-house ammunition.

View our rentals here

We ask that all firearms be unloaded and cased when being transported to the range.

When you come, make sure your firearm remains cased until asked for by the range staff. Complete the safety waiver in store on our Ipads or online on this website. You will then need to present a picture ID card to check-in and a credit card will be held if any firearms are being rented. Range staff will assign you a lane, check your firearm, ammo and ensure you have proper eye and ear protection. You can purchase ammunition, targets, and eye and ear protection at the range counter.

Yes, we do allow outside ammunition. However, armor piercing, penetrating, green tip, or incendiary rounds of any kind are not allowed. Furthermore, steel cased rifle ammunition or any projectile that a magnet sticks to will not be permitted for use. Shotguns must use buckshot or slugs only. Due to insurance and safety reasons, we cannot allow reloaded ammunition to be fired on the range.

Mancom Magnum Wireless Target System. Our targets run on a steel track, not string or cable like some other lower end ranges. This allows for being able to shoot at exact known distances to help with ballistics and knowing precise shot placements.

The backstop of our range is capable of stopping high-power rifle fire. We have concrete-filled masonry walls, clear ballistic glass shooting stalls, ballistic glass observation windows and an industry-leading ventilation system. This range has been designed with safety as the number one priority.

Minors are welcome and are the future of our sport. However, youth shooters must be 10 years of age or above, and all shooters under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian present in order to shoot.

Yes, all of our stalls are wheel chair accessible.

Yes! We have an events coordinator at the Nashville location. Our coordinator can plan your party, team building event or fundraising event.

This also includes:

Lane reservations

Firearm rentals 

Meeting space for 20+ with LCD TV w/HDMI connection.

Email our coordinator here: events@nashvillearmory.com

Instruction FAQ's

Yes, we offer HCP classes weekly. We also offer basic and advanced handgun, rifle, shotgun and private instruction.

You do not need prior instruction in order to shoot at our range. We do require first-time shooters to notify our range personnel to be given guidelines on how to operate their firearm and to maintain safety. We do offer private instruction and a wide variety of classes for everyone from beginners to veteran shooters. We always encourage firearm training to enhance proficiency and safety.

General FAQ's

No. Memberships are non transferable and only usable by member.

Reservations are permitted for Members only at the Nashville Armory and open to anyone, including members at the Franklin Range. We require 24 advanced notice on reservations. Each member may reserve a maximum of one lane. Lane reservations will be held for 15 minutes. Reservations are subject to availability and not taken on holidays or event weekends.

Yes, private use of cameras is allowed.

Flip-flops, sandals or open footwear of any kind are prohibited. Tank tops and low-cut tops are prohibited. Clothing or jewelry displaying: drugs, obscenities, lewd or illegal behavior, sexual overtones. etc. or any reference that is disruptive to others are prohibited. Undergarments worn as outer garments are not permitted, including muscle shirts. Torn or ragged clothing is not permitted.