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Yet another reason to visit Las Vegas…

A couple weeks ago I had a several hour stop over in Las Vegas on the way from Chicago to LA. Las Vegas has never been one of my favorite places since I do all my gambling in real life and find little need for games of chance. However, this one sign may be enough to draw me back for a visit…

A very good reason to visit Las Vegas.

A very good reason to visit Las Vegas. (Copyright Dale Amon, All Rights Reserved)

14 comments to Yet another reason to visit Las Vegas…

  • Tom

    If you go to MGV (Machine Guns Vegas, http://machinegunsvegas.com/) you could even receive instruction from the lovely and talented Jacqueline Carrizosa (https://www.facebook.com/JacquelineCarrizosa). I’m not affiliated with that company in any way, just a fan of athletic women with firearms.

  • Brian Micklethwait (London)

    “Las Vegas has never been one of my favorite places since I do all my gambling in real life …”

    I like that.

  • William O. B'Livion

    If you’re ever in Denver, CO, USA there’s this: http://machineguntours.com/

    If you’re out near Tahoe: http://nevadamachinegun.com/

    Even in California: http://www.niceshot.net/. Well, that’s in Northern California, which is almost a different state. (Mount Shasta is nice too).

    All three of which are MUCH more enjoyable places to visit than LV, unless you like everything in your face and turned up to 11.

    Of course, the only time I got to play with Machine guns was as a member of Uncle Sammy’s Miserable Circus. Not nearly as fun.

  • Paul Marks

    Nice sign.

  • Johnathan Pearce

    Frontsight is about 40 miles from there and I did a 4-day defensive handgun course in 2002. Hard work but fun.

  • Jim

    Been there, done that! As I type I’m looking at one of the paper targets I used while shooting a .44 Magnum revolver – its pinned to the door of my den. Good grouping on the torso, slight kick to the right on the head shots. Don’t think he was going anywhere fast though. Admittedly all at pretty close range.

    Thoroughly recommended if you’re in Vegas. I now know an AK47 is wildly inaccurate, and the barrel gets very hot when you’ve just fired off a full magazine……..

  • I now know an AK47 is wildly inaccurate

    I have probably put a couple hundred thousand rounds though various AK’s over the years and they are really not ‘wildly inaccurate’ unless they are completely clapped out… or you insist of blowing off a magazine full auto ;-)

  • Dale,
    My daughter is coming home from Texas A&M University for Thanksgiving. The Saturday after, we shall visit friends in Waco, Tx, where we will fill pumpkins with an explosive called Tannerite, and then shoot them from a safe distance with AK-47’s.
    Hope you can join us.

    Allen Patterson
    Fort Worth, TX

  • Edward

    The Gun Store is out on Tropicana, a mile or so east of the Strip. The CAT buses stop just by it. My last trip out to Vegas I put a couple of hundred rounds through a Sten Mk II and a Thompson. Great fun! I keep meaning to go back…

  • llamas

    Happiness is Knob Creek and a Vickers.

    Ecstasy is when somebody else is supplying the ammunition.

    Second PdeH’s comments about the AK 47 – one thing the Russians had absolutely taped was making top-quality barrels and Soviet-made AK’s were always more-accurate than 99.99978 of the people shooting them. Any rifle shooting a 30 caliber round on full auto is going to be inaccurate unless sandbags are involved.

    Llater,

    llamas

  • Ernie G

    Firing a full magazine on full auto is like holding an M1911 “gangsta style.”

  • Dave Walker

    Also “been there, done that” – and wrote a review of the place and the guns I used, at https://blogs.oracle.com/davew/entry/feeling_at_home_on_the .

    I recommend a visit, if you fancy some responsible fun with firearms :-).

  • Dave Walker

    Also “been there, done that” – and wrote a review of the place and the guns I used, at https://blogs.oracle.com/davew/entry/feeling_at_home_on_the .

    I recommend a visit, if you fancy some responsible fun with firearms :-).

  • Funny, when I visited Vegas a few years ago, that is the exact image I saw when coming off the airplane.

    I knew then that I wasn’t in Canada any more.