Skip to comments.Firing range teams with Mob Museum for new experience(NV)
Posted on 12/08/2012 5:19:12 PM PST by marktwain
With a glacier-white smile and rapid-fire laugh, Mark Cole greets visitors to his Guns and Ammo Garage, a shooting range where they can travel back to a world of Prohibition-era weapons by firing classic models like the murderous Tommy gun, known, too, as the "Chicago Typewriter."
Guns and Ammo Garage, 5155 S. Dean Martin Drive, has partnered with the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas to provide a full mob-related experience. From gunshot to mugshot, the partnership pulls from decades of mob history in Las Vegas and beyond.
The Vegas Mob Tour, Guns and Ammo's package with the museum, is the latest in a series of unlikely collaborations for Cole. The garage began as a muffler shop, added ATV accessories and then opened a gun store. Now, after 10 months of building and installing bulletproof glass, the garage has re-emerged as something else.
Gun store and muffler shop. You dont see that all the time, said Cole.
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I had the occasion to fire one of those - in Canada, which might surprise some people. Couldn’t hit the side of a barn door with it - too heavy for me. Still, it was fun.