The 10 Best Range Bags
Going to the gun range is important. Not only do we go to practice, train, and become more responsible gun owners…but we go because we enjoy it as well. Finding the best range bag for you is also very important.
Below are some of the best range bags around at different price levels. It is important to remember, however, that each of those listed below also serve different needs. Read on to find out which one best matches your needs.
The 10 Best Range Bags
Our list contains bags that span many different price points, as well as many different needs. While some may need a bag for one or two pistols and not much else, others may need room for a rifle, shotgun, extra eye/ear protection, etc.
I use a couple of different bags depending on what I am going to the range for that day. Usually I use my medium sized bag, however when I take my rifle I use my larger 3V Gear Double rifle case. It just depends on what tool you need for the job.
Vertx COF Range Bags
The Vertx COF Range Bag is sort of the high class luxury car of range bags. With that luxury comes the price. While the price may be a little steep for some, others may see the value for them just right.
Vertx is known for their high quality firearm bags. Their backpack can also be found on our best backpack list and it also remains a high seller due to the very high quality design, materials, and craftsmanship.
Check the current price on Amazon:Vertx COF Range Bag
5.11 Tactical Range Bag
While tactical may not be for everyone, there is a HUGE market for it. And 5.11 has made its name on high quality gear for that market.
This bag functions great for anyone who is heading to the range with a few handguns and lots of magazines. You also have room for all the other necessities such as eye/ear pro, first aid, and of course ammo!
Check out the current price on Amazon:5.11 Tactical Range Bag
Case Club Waterproof 2 Pistol Case
While most range bags are exactly that…bags, this is a different option. This hard case is perfect for those who want to lock up their firearms at all times as well as even take them on a plane (make sure to check your firearms with the airline).
Below are a few of the highlights of this case:
- Holds up to 2 pistols and accessory pocket with 6 extra magazines & included silica gel
- Case has a lifetime warranty & is 100% Waterproof, & Dust-proof
- Foam insert is (closed cell) military grade polyethylene which can be wiped clean
- Case is Airline Approved for checked luggage & lockable with a padlock
- Max length of pistols is 8 5/8″ & not intended for revolvers
Check out the current price on Amazon:Case Club Waterproof Pistol Case
G.P.S. Handgunner Backpack
Do you have expensive handguns? I know I do. This range bag is for you if you want to make sure you don’t get any scratches or scuffs on your firearms.
The foam insert allows you to place up to 4 guns into your bag and know they will come out in the same condition they entered. This bag also comes with tons of storage for all your range needs.
To top it off, this range bag is also a backpack. So now when you get to the range, you don’t risk setting your bag down and forgetting it.
Check out the current price on Amazon:G.P.S. Handgunner Backpack
G.P.S. Rolling Range Bag
Another option from G.P.S. is this rolling range bag. If you take as much ammo as I do to the range, then you know your bag can get pretty heavy. This rolling range bag can save some stress on your back.
The wheels on this bag are over-sized ATV wheels made to travel on rough surfaces…even gravel! If you go to the range with tons of gear, this bag may be for you.
Check out the current price on Amazon:G.P.S. Rolling Range Bag
Voodoo Tactical Deluxe Padded Weapons Case
Want to take a couple rifles, some pistols, and a TON of magazines with you to the range. Then here you go!
This weapons case has room for so many magazines you may not need to load any at your range. This is a great way to transport many of your firearms as well!
Check out the current price on Amazon:Voodoo Tactical Deluxe Case
3V Gear Ranger Double Rifle Case
This is the bag I take to the range when I am bringing my rifle and some handguns. It has plenty of room for everything you may need at the range.
Behind the front three large pockets is a large compartment to store a few handguns…as well as other items. I also keep a few targets in there as well. Then in the last large compartment you have storage for two rifles/shotguns. You can choose the 36″ or 42″ depending on your needs.
I am able to bring 2 sets of hearing protection, extra eye pro, ammo, magazines, first aid kit, a few hand guns, two rifles, and MUCH more. I LOVE this bag! Not only do I own it, I also own 3 backpacks from 3V Gear…great quality for the price!
Check out the current price on Amazon:3V Gear Ranger Double Rifle Case
Smith & Wesson MP Tactical Range Bag
So many features! Of course, if you have a Smith & Wesson firearm this will be a great option, but don’t limit yourself. This is a great bag for anyone.
As seen in the images below (and above) you will have room for all your range accessories. I love the compartment that is removable. Being able to slide that right out and place it on the bench at the range is awesome!
This bag sits about the middle of the road for price. However, when it comes to quality…you know Smith & Wesson will treat you right.
Check out the current price on Amazon:Smith & Wesson Tactical Range Bag
Osage River Tactical Range Bag
This is one of the most popular range bags on Amazon. One reason may be it has a very affordable price. However, price is not the only thing this bag has going for it. It holds a ton of items for your range visit and has a great set up.
Osage River is doing something right because this bag currently has a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 on Amazon. People love this bag!
Check out the current price on Amazon:Osage River Tactical Range Bag
BlackHawk Pistol Range Bag
Need a quality range bag on a budget? You can get this BlackHawk bag usually for under $30! While it may not be the quality you get in the Vertx bag, I was surprised at what you do get for your money.
Some highlights of this bag:
- Made of Durable 600 Denier Polyester
- Two Exterior Slash Pockets to Hold Mags and Smaller Items
- Self-Healing, Heavy-Duty, standard size Coil Zippers
- Wraparound Tactical Web Handles
Check out the current price on Amazon:BlackHawk Pistol Range Bag
What To Bring In Your Range Bag
Going to the range you will want more than just a bag, a firearm, and some ammo. Below is a short list of items you should consider when visiting the range. I bring every item on this list when I go.
Range Bag Equipment List
- Hearing Protection
- Eye Protection
- Maintenance Tools
Be sure to check out our articles covering some of these items here on our website…or you can visit our recommended gear page as well to view gear we recommend for concealed carry.
We also offer some shooting tips to practice while at the range…so be sure to check out our Proper Pistol Shooting Technique article.
Also, don’t forget to clean your firearms after your visit to the range as well. If you would like some tips on cleaning your guns and what supplies to use check out our guide on How To Clean A Handgun: The 6 Step Guide.
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