any body been to knob or cobb creek


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airbornekyle1
March 18, 2005, 02:00 PM
i was wonderin if any body has been to or heard about this place. it sounds like a blast. you can rent flame throwers fully auto .50s and more fun toys. im intrested in stories and pics/videos.

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EghtySx
March 18, 2005, 02:05 PM
I think you are talking about the Knob Creek semi annual machine gun shoot.

Here (http://www.knobcreekshoot.com/) is a link.
Here (http://www.machinegunshoot.com/) is another.

Last I heard there was a ten year waiting list to get a spot on the firing line.

a454me
March 18, 2005, 02:16 PM
I've been several times , always an awesome show , always crowded , you can rent/shoot about any full auto you desire or watch others on the firing line blast away at junk cars etc..
If it's not too far for you every gun nut should go once .

rwc
March 18, 2005, 02:18 PM
I've drunk a fair amount of Knob Creek...

perry1963
March 18, 2005, 02:45 PM
rwc I've drunk a fair amount of Knob Creek...

Thats good stuff.

bogie
March 18, 2005, 03:07 PM
Okay, campers...

There's a 10 year wait for a spot on the UPPER firing line. They do have rentals available tho.

It's very impressive.

4.5 hours from St. Louis city.

El Tejon
March 18, 2005, 03:08 PM
Used to go when I was younger. Went with my dad the first year (circa 1986). Haven't been back since '98.

Good place to take kids to have them view history in action. :)

The Patton Museum is a must see as well.

Bear Gulch
March 18, 2005, 03:26 PM
I'd be up another creek, sans paddle, if I were to ask SWMBO if I could go.

Little Loudmouth
March 18, 2005, 10:37 PM
I've been there, with the rest of my family. All I can say is "Whoa! That place ROCKS!"

Ahh...machine guns, flamethrowers...yes....

bogie
March 18, 2005, 10:41 PM
Back in '97, when I went to my first one, we turned into the drive off Highway 44, and the windows were down.

We smelled the powder.

We knew we were home.

Molon Labe
March 18, 2005, 11:09 PM
Being that it's only a 3.5 hour drive from my house, I've been there quite a few times. Have even participated in the assault weapons competition.

But I've got to be honest... the full-auto action on the main range bores me. I just enjoy walking though the pole barns and booths looking at stuff.

bogie
March 19, 2005, 12:18 AM
Yeah, I'm mostly into going and seeing friends that I get to see twice a year...

Like this fellow...

His knee looked better in the fall..

http://www.olegvolk.net/olegv/newsite/gungames/backpacking_s.jpg http://www.olegvolk.net/olegv/newsite/gungames/backpacking_s.jpg

possenti
March 19, 2005, 10:54 AM
Knob Creek is the Mecca for serious gun nuts.

You are obligated to make the pilgrimage at least once in your life.

Bear Gulch
March 19, 2005, 03:21 PM
SOunds like a good vacation to me!

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