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Can You Buy Guns Online?

Can You Buy Guns Online?Let's be honest; making everyday purchases online has become very common. It is convenient and saves you tons of time. But what about if you're looking to purchase a new firearm? Can you buy guns online?  Can You Buy Guns Online? Yes! It is...

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The Importance of Team Building in the Workplace

THE IMPORTANCE OF TEAM BUILDING IN THE WORKPLACEWould you like to boost your employees' spirits, encourage their innovation and show them how much you appreciate their hard work? If so, nothing beats regular team-building events. Some employers scoff at the idea of...

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How to Plan a Fun Bachelor or Bachelorette Party

HOW TO PLAN A FUN BACHELOR OR BACHELORETTE PARTY Were you recently put in charge of a bachelor or bachelorette party? As the bride's or groom's right-hand guy or gal, you want the experience to be epic. But the number of things you have to consider can quickly get...

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Shooting Range Membership Benefits

BECOME A MEMBER AT BLACKSTONE SHOOTING RANGEBecoming a member at a shooting range gives members many benefits and a sense of community. Becoming a member at a shooting range gives members many benefits and a sense of community. As a member of a shooting range, you can...

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Is there a minimum age to use the range?

Is there a minimum age to shoot at the range? Have you wondered if there is an age limit to go to the gun range? Blackstone is about a safe and fun range experience. Minors are the future of our sport and are more than welcome on the range. Anyone under 18 years old...

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What To Wear (And What Not To!) at The Range

WHAT TO WEAR AT THE SHOOTING RANGEShoot with comfort and safety with proper range attire Deciding what to wear when going to the shooting range for your first time is important for a safe shooting experience. It's a good idea to ask about the proper attire or dress...

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The Best Ear Protection To Wear to the Shooting Range

THE BEST EAR PROTECTION TO WEAR TO THE SHOOTING RANGERead on to find out some of the best ear protection to use while at the range. The noise from shooting a firearm can cause permanent hearing loss, so it is crucial to protect your ears while at the shooting range....

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Indoor vs Outdoor Shooting Range

INDOOR VS OUTDOOR SHOOTING RANGE Get help deciding whether an indoor or outdoor range is best for you. Going to the shooting range is a great way to get firearms and tactical training and is a great way to spend time with family and friends, especially if you live in...

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Benefits of Going to the Shooting Range

BENEFITS OF GOING TO THE SHOOTING RANGERead about the many reasons people go to the shooting range! It is a common misperception that only avid gun users go to the shooting range, such as for police, hunting or military training. This is becoming increasingly less...

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What You’ll Need to Shoot at a Gun Range

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SHOOT AT A GUN RANGECheck out our list of things you need to shoot so you can be prepared! Shooting sports have become increasingly popular in recent years, and gun ranges provide a safe space for people who may be new to shooting or may not be as...

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3 Reasons You’ll Love Group Firearm Lessons

3 REASONS YOU'LL LOVE GROUP FIREARM LESSONSFind out why group firearm lessons have been increasing in popularity over the past few years. Taking firearm lessons can be beneficial for people of all experience levels and interests. Whether you are new to handling guns...

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Planning A Party at an Indoor Shooting Range

PLANNING A PARTY AT AN INDOOR SHOOTING RANGEFinding fun and new ways to spend time with family, friends, and coworkers! Finding fun and new ways to spend time with family, friends, and coworkers can sometimes be challenging. Finding activities that the whole group can...

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Gun Guide for Beginners: Best Gun for a Beginner and More

BEST GUN FOR A BEGINNER AND MORE!A must read for those struggling to get started choosing the right gun. Are you ready to buy or operate your first gun, but the sheer number of options has you feeling intimidated? That is understandable, but you don’t have to feel...

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Advanced Tactical Training

ADVANCED TACTICAL TRAININGRead on to learn all about Advanced Tactical Training and why you should give it a shot. When some people hear the phrase “Advanced Tactical Training,” they might feel intimidated or unsure if they are ready to try it. Tactical training helps...

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Date Night and Family Fun at Blackstone Shooting Sports

DATE NIGHT AND FAMILY FUNFind out how you can shake up your normal routine at Blackstone! Going out to a movie might be a classic date night or family fun activity, but it is time to shake things up! Getting creative with your activities can bring excitement to your...

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Do You Need A Gun License to Go to The Shooting Range?

DO YOU NEED A GUN LICENSE TO GO TO THE SHOOTING RANGE?    READ ON TO FIND OUT!Get all your questions answered! Shooting guns is often viewed by those who have never used a firearm as something reserved for the military or police, home protection, and hunting...

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Private Events at Blackstone Shooting Sports

PRIVATE EVENTS AT BLACKSTONE SHOOTING SPORTS   MAKE YOUR NEXT EVENT ONE TO REMEMBER!Why we're more than simply a place for target practice. At Blackstone Shooting Sports, we aim to be more than simply a place for target practice. Our event space is perfect for...

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Retail Items at Blackstone Shooting Sports

BLACKSTONE IS ONE OF THE LARGEST HANDGUN RETAILERS IN CHARLOTTELearn about all the items that Blackstone keeps in stock. Blackstone Shooting Sports is one of the largest handgun retailers in Charlotte. We have a massive selection of firearms, the accessories you need,...

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Pistol Shooting Techniques

PISTOL SHOOTING TECHNIQUESLearn The Proper Way To Shoot A Pistol The pistol is the most difficult of the three main firearms to learn. Rifles and shotguns are fired from the shoulder, which offers a more solid platform, while a pistol is fired with only your arms and...

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Terms & Conditions

Thank you for choosing Blackstone Shooting Sports! If you have any questions regarding a recent purchase, or product, please feel free to reach out to our knowledgeable Guest Support Team; chat with a team member 7-days a week from 10am until 9pm.

[email protected]704.414.6020
“Live Chat” available on our website

Visa / MasterCard / Discover / American Express Accepted

Buyer Responsibility & Legal Ownership Limitations

It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the item being purchased is legal to own in your city / state. Verify with your receiving dealer if you are not 100% sure that it is legal. – Magazines that violate capacity restrictions will not be shipped or substituted.

You must be 18 or older to purchase a rifle or shotgun and 21 or older to purchase a handgun.
You are responsible for compliance to your local and state laws.
Be aware of restrictions on extended magazines and certain types of AR-15 style rifles.

Not for sale where prohibited.
Blackstone will not sell or transfer a firearm to any of the following states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Guam, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Virgin Islands. In addition, we do not conduct any international sales. **Last updated 01/01/2023 (subject to change)

Automatic Knives (OTF & OTS):
Blackstone will not sell or transfer any automatic knives to any of the following states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Guam, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Virgin Islands, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Virginia. **Last updated 01/01/2023 (subject to change)

During checkout you specify a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) near you who transfers the firearm to you, after successful background check if needed.
FFL can be your local Gun Shop, Gun Range or Pawn Shop willing to perform the transfer.

“Local Store Pick Up” in Charlotte, NC. *Sales tax may apply.
Blackstone Shooting Sports
2001 Wilkinson Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28208

The buyer is responsible for all FFL’s transfer fee/s upon pickup which is generally $15-30. “Local pickup” at our Charlotte location is free of charge.
For all FFL transfers, the firearm dealer (that we are sending the item/s to) must send us their valid license (FFL) by emailing ([email protected]). Blackstone is not responsible for any lost items shipped via USPS, FedEx, and UPS.

Ammunition Sales

All ammunition will be shipped FedEx or UPS ground; no air freight allowed.
Ammunition and firearms must be shipped separately.
Always make sure you order the correct ammunition for your specific firearm.

Federal law requires that you must be at least 18 years old to purchase shotgun and rifle ammunition and 21 years or older to purchase handgun ammo.

Check your state and local laws for any other restrictions before ordering.
Ammo Shipping Restrictions: Blackstone does not ship ammo to CA, IL, NY, NJ, MA, DC, CT, or P.O. Boxes

Return Policy & Warranty

We fundamentally believe you will be thrilled with the products you purchase from Blackstone Shooting Sports. That’s because we go out of our way to ensure we get you the exact products you need from the best brands in the industry. We understand, however, that sometimes a product may not be what you expected it to be. In that unlikely event, we invite you to review the following terms related to returning a product.

If you need to return an item or cancel an order, simply contact our Guest Support Team at 704-414-6020 or by emailing [email protected] (be sure to include your order #). Feel free to use the live chat function on our website for the fastest support. All inquires received during business hours are answered same day!

*All canceled and returned items are subject to a 10% restocking fee.

Please allow 1-5 business days to credit back to your original form of payment.

Damaged/Used Product: Unless there is a verifiable manufacturer’s defect with the merchandise, no returns will be accepted on damaged or used products. This includes firearm parts that have been previously installed.

Returns Within 30 Days: The original method of payment will be refunded in full. Merchandise must be in new condition with all original packaging, documentation, accompanying accessories, and a receipt.

Returns Within 10 days: The original method of payment will be refunded in full. Merchandise must be in new condition with all original packaging, documentation, and a receipt. Non-cash transactions:

Restricted Items

Due to safety and liability concerns, Blackstone does not accept any returns on ammunition that have exited the facility. All online ammunition sales are final.

Blackstone does not accept any returns on firearms. We will assist with all recalls, warranty claims, or manufacturer defects with firearms previously purchased from Blackstone.

Blackstone does not accept any returns on knives. This is to ensure every knife purchase from Blackstone is 100% factory sharp, blemish free, and warrantied by the manufacturer. We will assist with all recalls, warranty claims, or manufacturer defects with knives previously purchased from Blackstone.

Tax Information

North Carolina residents will be charged a 7.25% sales tax.

Questions / Contact Us

Operating Hours:
Monday – Sunday: 10am – 9pm

Contact Information:
Please contact us with any questions or concerns 
We respond to inquiries same-day during business hours

For fast service please reach out to our Guest Support Team:
[email protected] 704.414.6020 

Blackstone Shooting Sports | 2001 Wilkinson Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28208 | 704-414-6020