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Shooting Fully Auto Guns

Old 02-22-08, 11:08 AM
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Shooting Fully Auto Guns

When i'm in Vegas, i'm going to check out the Gun store, a shooting range where you can shoot fully auto weapons

Here in Australia, unless your in the army, such an experience is impossible to find

Any tips ?

These are the guns to choose from, i definitely want to shoot a H&K Mp5, been my fav gun since a kid.

Colt M16 Carbine .223
M249 Minimi .223
AK47 Assault Rifle .223
H&K MP5 SMG 9mm
Colt M16 SMG 9mm
UZI SMG 9mm
Thompson M1A1 SMG .45
STEN MKII SMG 9mm
Madsen M50 SMG 9mm
MP40 "Schmeisser" SMG 9mm
Stemple "K" SMG 9mm
M3A1 "Grease Gun" SMG .45
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i thought an AK 47 was 7.62mm and not 5.56mm, i guess they converted it
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Old 02-22-08, 11:21 AM
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I'd definitely try out the M1A1 and the M16, probably stay away from the durka durka guns unless you enjoy having guns jam up on you.
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I love my M16. You'd probably enjoy it.
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Old 02-22-08, 11:29 AM
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Oh, and make sure you post pics when you get back.
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Old 02-22-08, 11:37 AM
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I would love to shoot the Thompson, MP40 and the Grease Gun.
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Old 02-22-08, 11:44 AM
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there is definitely a thread somewhere here about shooting automatic guns.. i think it was started by ukwlydcat, but can;t swear to it
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prepare to spend some cash... but since you can't do it down there go for it. better and more fun then gambling.
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Old 02-22-08, 11:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Original Desmond
i thought an AK 47 was 7.62mm and not 5.56mm, i guess they converted it
he will probably be shooting an AK74...

after Viet Nam the USSR converted to the 5.56...

we first discovered it when they went into Afghanistan...

i own and prefer the AK47 with the 7.62...
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Old 02-22-08, 12:20 PM
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what do they charge to shoot there?
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Old 02-22-08, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse
he will probably be shooting an AK74...

after Viet Nam the USSR converted to the 5.56...

we first discovered it when they went into Afghanistan...

i own and prefer the AK47 with the 7.62...
Did not know that. I have an NHM90 (a Chinese AK knock off without flash supressor and hooded sight) and it's 7.62X.39.

O.Desmond. Go with your love. Fire the MP5. See if they have an MP5-K. Those are bitchin'. Also I would recommend any bullpups. The Steyr AUG (edit-see La Femme Nikita) is one of my favorite guns of all time, but any bullpup configuration rules.

I've also wanted to try a Calico. The version I've seen was .22. A little more than a BB gun but it holds something in the neighborhood of 1,000 rounds in the clip. It's like killing the target with those blunt kindergarten scissors. Piranha gun!

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I wonder if the gun thread ban is gone because we got sold to Obeycorp or whatever their name is.
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Originally Posted by RyoHazuki
I wonder if the gun thread ban is gone because we got sold to Obeycorp or whatever their name is.
I wouldn't be surprised.
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Originally Posted by RyoHazuki
I wonder if the gun thread ban is gone because we got sold to Obeycorp or whatever their name is.
Finally some sense filtering down in the the forum rules? Thank god.
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Originally Posted by Mopower
Finally some sense filtering down in the the forum rules? Thank god.
Yup. Always hated not being able to discuss a perfectly legal pasttime that many of us enjoy.
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Shoot all you can afford, as you will certainly eat up ammo fast. My full auto experience is limited to the M16A1 and M60 from the Army, and the HK MP5A2 at the law enforcement academy (no, I'm not LE, I just provide computer network support for the academy as part of my job and range time/access to training weapons is a perk). From the list you posted, I would want to try out the Thompson and the Colt SMG, as I'm in the market for a pistol caliber carbine (leaning towards a RRA LAR-9 SBR with 10.5" barrel).
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Old 02-22-08, 02:18 PM
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IIRC the cheapest was $75. just for rental of the smg and 1 clip. Their policy was that if you want to shoot more, you will have to pay the rental of the smg again. you won't be able to buy rounds alone.

the place i went to was Las Vegas gun range. they do allow rapid fire with hand guns (if you know how to control it,) which was cool.

get's pricey.
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Originally Posted by RyoHazuki
I wonder if the gun thread ban is gone because we got sold to Obeycorp or whatever their name is.
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Old 02-22-08, 02:33 PM
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Video from Japanese TV about the Gun Store
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Old 02-22-08, 03:32 PM
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I know it will expensive but it will be worth it
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Old 02-22-08, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by RyoHazuki
I wonder if the gun thread ban is gone because we got sold to Obeycorp or whatever their name is.
There's a ban?!? Considering that I'm surprised there's even a political forum.

Back on topic...

M4 I own an AR15, so I can only imagine full-auto, I'd prefer 3-round bursts
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Back off topic...

Gun threads are banned, yet there are two gun smilies...



Three if you count

Weird.
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I know it will expensive but it will be worth it
How much does this cost, anyhow?
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Old 02-22-08, 04:02 PM
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if you guys check in your towns there are gun ranges like this all over America... even in smaller cities...

they rent you an automatic weapon for range time... it's quite common...
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Old 02-22-08, 04:29 PM
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