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FAQ


Below you’ll see answers to the most popular and Frequently Asked Questions at Shoot Smart. Click on each question to see the answer.


If you don’t see the answers to your questions below, please Contact Shoot Smart via email or call us at 817.984.8020 (Alliance) or 972-641-2335 (Grand Prairie).



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DO I NEED PRIOR EXPERIENCE TO SHOOT ON THE RANGE?
No prior experience is needed! We specialize in new or novice shooters and can provide you with everything you need to get started.
HOW MUCH IS A LANE RENTAL?
View our current rental rates here.
HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE FOR AMMUNITION?
Our ammunition prices vary by caliber and brand, but we offer competitive and convenient prices on ammo to save you a trip to the big box store! Call or email for specific information.
DO YOU RENT GUNS AND PROTECTION EQUIPMENT?
Yes, we rent guns in our standard fleet for $14.99, and guns in our premium fleet for $19.99. Swap out rentals with no added fees. Premium fleet guns include rifles and special rentals you don’t want to miss! We also provide free eye and ear protection.
DO YOU HAVE THE RENTAL GUN I WANT?
Very likely! We maintain rental fleets that vary between 80 – 100+ firearms. Our fleets contain the most popular firearms on the market, along with many fun guns and sometimes rare finds. If you are looking for a particular model, please contact us with the models you prefer.
DO YOU OFFER INSTRUCTION?
Yes, we offer classroom instruction and private lessons, taught by our certified instructors. In fact, we teach thousands of students every year! You can learn more about our classes and instructors here.
DO YOU OFFER CARRY CLASSES?
Yes, we do. The Texas License to Carry class is offered throughout each month. Click “Training” on the menu bar to see a schedule and register for class.
WHAT KIND OF AMMO IS ALLOWED?
We permit full-metal jacket (copper or brass), soft points, and hollow points. No steel-jacketed projectiles, no tracers, no painted tips. We check ammo. To find out if your projectile is steel-jacketed, hold a magnet to the tip of the projectile. If it sticks, you have a prohibited material that we cannot accommodate.
WHERE IS SHOOT SMART LOCATED?
Shoot Smart has two locations:

Fort Worth/Alliance is on the I35-W service road, on the west side of the highway, between I35-W exits 63 (Heritage Trace) and 64 (Golden Triangle).

Grand Prairie is conveniently located off Main Street in Grand Prairie, just south of I-30 between TX-360 and the PGBT.
DO YOU SELL GUNS?
Yes. We sell popular models of handguns and rifles. Check out our web store, too!
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE FOR CHILDREN TO SHOOT ON THE RANGE?
The minimum age is 8 years old. All children 8 to 18 must be supervised in the lane by an adult who is NOT shooting.
CAN I GET A MEMBERSHIP?
Yes! Click here for details.
DO I HAVE TO HAVE A MEMBERSHIP?
No, Shoot Smart is open to the public.
DO YOU HAVE DISCOUNTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIRST RESPONDERS, MILITARY, AND SENIOR CITIZENS?
Yes, the discount is 25% on lane rental only. Senior citizens receive the same discount if over age 65.
IF I HAVE A MEMBERSHIP, CAN I ALSO USE MY LAW ENFORCEMENT, MILITARY, OR SENIOR DISCOUNT?
Discounts can’t be combined at this time.
CAN I SHOOT FULL AUTO?
Yes, in the private suites. At this time, we do not have full auto rentals.
CAN I SHOOT A RIFLE AT THE RANGE?
Yes, in the suites if shooting rifle calibers. Pistol calibers, such as .22, 9 mm, and .45 may be fired on any lane.
CAN I SHOOT A SHOTGUN AT SHOOT SMART?
On a case by case basis, supervised by a manager or instructor. Please contact us for more information.
WHAT’S THE LENGTH OF THE LANES?
All lanes are 15 yards.
HOW MANY LANES DOES SHOOT SMART HAVE?
Shoot Smart has 10 lanes, and 5 suites at Alliance (Fort Worth) and 7 lanes and 4 suites at Grand Prairie.
CAN I RESERVE A LANE?
We do not have a reservation system at this time. All lane rental is first-come, first-serve. However, you can join our queue from home, here.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL LANES AND SUITES?
Learn more about our unique lanes here.
HOW MUCH DO ADDITIONAL CUSTOMERS PAY ON THE SAME LANE?
Additional shooters on the same lane pay half-price of the primary lane rental. Only one primary lane rental is charged per lane.
HOW MANY CUSTOMERS CAN BE ON ONE LANE?
At Alliance, two customers are allowed in a traditional lane and 5 customers are allowed in a suite. At Grand Prairie, three customers are allowed in a traditional lane, and 4 customers are permitted in a suite. Please note that these restrictions may vary at the discretion of the store manager.
DO YOU HAVE A GUNSMITH?
Yes, we employ a master gunsmith to handle the needs of our customers, as well as an assistant gunsmith at each store. Learn more about our gunsmith services here.
CAN I TRANSFER A GUN THAT I BUY ONLINE TO SHOOT SMART?
Yes. We charge $25 to members and $35 for all others, per firearm transferred. Click here for transfer form.