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Best Gun Shop Miami 2006 - Ace's Indoor Shooting Range and Pro Gun Shop

Miami needs more guns. Simply put, the police are overburdened and understaffed, and it's clearly time for private citizens to take matters into their own hands. No one's calling for armed insurrection yet, just more "deterrence." Imagine the message you could have sent to that bitch in the SUV who almost ran you off the road without looking up from her Blackberry if you'd been wielding a .357 instead of your middle finger! With that in mind, it's worth noting that Ace's has won this award before, and for good reason. This is simply, beyond question, the Glock-totinest, cap-bustinest, armor-piercinest heater haven in Miami. The victorious smell of Cordite hangs in the air as soon as you enter Ace's, and you can hear the shots coming from the indoor range (rent a gun for $20 and pay $9 per hour for target practice); it's a reveille for all of those who are bad-ass enough to heed the literal call to arms. Ace's carries everything from purse-size pistols to massive Magnums. And the ambience is perfect: from the poster of kittens frolicking with handguns hanging over the gun safe, to the folks just in from the range comparing paper targets, to the happy chatter ("Now this round will go through two, maybe three people before stopping...."), Ace's is the place to get your gat and go forth -- for Justice!
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ron
ron

I'm just in town visiting looking for a range to shoot. I could care less about the price, but after reading all the negative reviews of this place. I don't want to give these guys my money, simply based on all the bad reviews on google and here.

tas
tas

me and my boyfriend so wanna learn how to shoot and we think it'll be a great experience if we went and enjoyed ourselves so lets do it and have fun

DJHIRAM
DJHIRAM

After going to this range a few times, I have finally had an incident that has led me to NEVER want to step foot into that place again. On top of being VERY expensive, they practically FORCE you to buy their ammunition as opposed to using your own. For those who didn't know, they charge $10 per hour if you buy your ammo from them, but now here is the kicker - they charge $15 per hour if you bring in your own ammo - which of course needs to be "checked out" and probably will not be accepted. I walk in with my AR-15 and 4 - 30 round magazines and tell them they all have the same ammo so just please check one of the rounds. They unloaded every single magazine to THEN "test" one of the rounds and low and behold it didn't "pass the Ace's test." What a coincidence that they just so happened to sell THE EXACT SAME BRAND OF AMMUNITION and when I asked for them to test one of their rounds they simply said "I don't have to do that s%#t." It is such a shame because the location has great potential. Too bad that with the exception of Gabriel, the whole staff there is a bunch of arrogant a-holes.

Mfire1
Mfire1

I have to agree with all the above commentary on Aces, except the first blogger.He must of gone to the Aces no one else went to because this place is terrible! Range is horrible and you have to practice precise caution due to the EXTREME LACK of SUPERVISION.The staff is very rude and unhelpful, and have no idea what CUSTOMER SERVICE really is all about.Im considering opening up an indoor range of my own just to put these guys out of business. To make matters worse this is the most overpriced range in the biz, I bet shooting ranges in Beverly Hills are cheaper than this. They get an F- in my book, will not go back or recommend this place to anyone.

Mat
Mat

Very nice facility! However there is NO PERSONAL ATTENTION at all. I flat out told the guy behind the counter that I had never handled a handgun before. After filling out the necessary paperwork of course, he has me pick out a gun from the rental case that I know nothing about, hands me a box of rounds, a target, gives my ears and eyes protection (safety first), points me the range and says have fun. Nobody at any point came to check on me or any of the other shooters. It's a good thing I'm not an idiot and figured out how to load the clip, insert it in the gun, pull the slide to put a round in the chamber and shoot. The gun jammed up a few times which I figured how to work around that too without any assistance. I paid and left very dissatisfied. Like "that's it?" This guy allowed a complete novice to handle a loaded weapon holding other peoples lives and health in his hands with no consern. I'm going to take a course because I am very intersted in the whole thing. But I doubt I'll ever set foot in Ace's again. Word of advice to Ace's staff, at least pretend like you give a S***, it's called customer service!

FRANK
FRANK

I agree with the above, bad experience, will neve return

said elhaj
said elhaj

if someone else opens a range next to them they would go out of business.They are simply amateur. going there is simply flushing your money away. the staff should be fired they suck.

Seth C.
Seth C.

I couldn't agree more with Omi, their "staff" is obviously 3rd rate, incomepetently amateur and talk down on customers to compensate for the lack of experience and knowledge. They do close to nothing to ensure the renter has a comprehensive understanding of firearm use and/or safety, which is essential for such a business. The AC blasts in the lanes or the lane rails are unstable so it's more like moving-target shooting, which I'm sure rakes in alot of "extra-ammo purchases" for Ace; it's either that or wait for an hr to see if the target stops waving around. They laugh about it, accompanying it with a "what-do-u-want-me-to-do" look on their face, so you have to "demand" another lane. Not to mention their well-hidden range fee which is never brought up or advertised until you cash out. It's obvious ranges would charge a fee, but the norm is $5-7$, not $10. Whatever - they definitely get an A+ from me, If you're looking for a place to waste your time, money and ammo. Doral needs a new range.

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