F. A. Q.
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How old do I have to be to purchase or rent a firearm?
A: Due to recent law Changes, 21 years old for all firearms, including long guns and handguns.

q: what is the minimum age to shoot at the range?
A: 12 years of age or older.

Q: What do I need to purchase a firearm?
A: You must present two (2) valid forms of identification (EX: California driver's license and car registration, both with current home address and valid dates), as well as a california firearm safety certificate (LEARN MORE HERE: HTTPS://OAG.CA.GOV/FIREARMS/FSCINFO). If you do not yet have your FSC, you can take the test in person at our range. 

Q: What handguns / Pistols are currently available / approved as legal in the state of california?
A: go to the CALIFORNIA DOJ website to see the comprehensive roster of handguns certified for sale in california here: http://certguns.doj.ca.gov/.

q: can I sell a firearm through north county firearms?
a: Yes, we sell firearms for customers via consignment. Bring your firearm into the shop to let us see what you have and if we can sell it. important: for safety of yourself and our employees, please ensure that any / all firearms are completely unloaded before you step into the store, and that the firearm is transported in a secured bag / case. one of Our team members will ask to open the case and inspect your firearm for safety purposes before we evaluate it.

q: do you sell anything besides firearms?
A: Yes, we are a full service shooting range and gun store in san diego. We sell ammunition, optics, magazines, packs, bags, cases, knives, tools, firearm accessories, targets, gun cleaning / maintenance products, safes / vaults, and much more! We also have a professional gunsmith ready to assist you with any firearm care or customization that you require. we also offer firearm cerakote, camo, refinishing, bluing / rebluing, and sandblasting services for rifles, shotguns, and pistols / handguns.

q: Can I special order firearms & products?
A: Absolutely, we are always happy to order any firearm or product for you that we do not currently carry in the store. simply come by the shop and we will be glad to assist you!

Q: Do you offer firearms training?
A: Yes, we do! We have fully qualified firearms instructors on our team, as well as a state-of-the-art firearms training simulator next door to our store. Please come by to get yourself and your loved ones trained in a safe ENVIRONMENT!

q: Do you have a gun range?
A: Yes! We opened our new range, north county shooting center, which is now san diego’s premier indoor shooting range! located at 1440 descanso ave in San Marcos, CA.