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I'll be in Virginia (several parts of the state) next week and I was wondering where I can check out some guns. What are your favorite stores there and where are they? Also, I'll have my G26 with me and I would like to get some range time in, so it would be nice to know where the ranges are too. Any help would be appreciated.

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I'll be landing in Richmond. Later, I'll be driving to Roanoke, so anything along the way would be great.
not quite on your way ( w/in an hour drive though) my gun guy that always treats me right & is a glock armorer that installs goodies for free:
Six Rivers Armory
4750 George Washington Memorial Highway Hayes, VA 23072
(804) 824-9244
Randy Green is the owner & he's a stand up guy
( this is pretty much in Glochester, VA )
 

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I'll be landing in Richmond. Later, I'll be driving to Roanoke, so anything along the way would be great.
I buy my Blue Labels in Richmond here:

Town Police Supply of Richmond
3541 Courthouse Road
Richmond, VA 23236
Toll-Free: (800) 443-8871
Phone: (804) 745-6433
Fax: (804) 745-6863
E-mail: [email protected]


That's the only one I have been to in that area.

I have not been to the main store yet located here:

Town Police Supply
Corporate Office
3985 Virginia Avenue
Collinsville, VA 24078
Toll-Free: (800) 752-5580
Phone: (276) 647-4161
Fax: (276) 647-4812
E-mail: [email protected]
 

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Also found this in Roanoke AO on another forum:

Roanoke area

Roanoke Firearms
3312 Cove Rd, Roanoke
(540)366-9707
http://www.roanokefirearms.com/ the guy on the far right is a GTOD regular, I'll let him ID himself
Lots of AR's, tactical handguns, and holsters. Good people.

Bryansteens
2840 Peters Creek Rd, Roanoke
(540)562-4867
no website that I could find
Mostly hunting oriented, but with a pretty well stocked milsurp rack. Tends towards the overpriced, but they have always treated me right, and usually pretty friendly. Excellent stock of reloading supplies. I was in the Marine Corps with one of the counter guys.

Trader Jerry's
225 West 4th St, Salem
(540)389-8095
http://www.traderjerry.com/
A gun show regular, TJ's has a little of everything - tactical gear, hunting rifles, and just got into reloading. TJ's son Aaron runs the Salem store, and is really helpful.
 

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one in Richmond that several friends have had good experiences w/:
http://www.greentophuntfish.com/
804-550-2188
Green Top is located 6 miles north of Richmond VA just off I-95, north of Virginia Center Commons:

- TAKE EXIT 86B ONTO SLIDING HILL ROAD
- GO A HALF MILE
- TAKE A LEFT TURN ON US.1 / WASHINGTON HWY.

Address
10193 Washington Hwy • Glen Allen, Va. 23059
 

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Greentop has been around for a long long time. They are still one of the best even though Gander mountain and Bass pro are within about a 7-10 min ride from Greentop. Not saying that BP or GM are better but some were wondering how well Greentop would do because of those two big name stores came around. Doesn't seem to have effected them.
 

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Living within 20 minutes of all three (Bass Pro,Gander Mtn and Greentops) I will pass the big name stores for the personal home town feel that Greentops shows. The employees are top notch.You wont be disappointed.
 

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some were wondering how well Greentop would do because of those two big name stores came around. Doesn't seem to have effected them.
We've had a similar situation here in Utah. I've always loved the Sportsman's Warehouse store in Midvale and, a few years ago, Cabelas opened a store in Lehi. (Just a few minutes down I-15.) It didn't seem to bother Sportsman's Warehouse, but now there is a Scheels opening just a few minutes away in the other direction. We'll see how it goes.

By the way, thank you all for the input!
 
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