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What is Grain Weight and How Does It Affect Shooting Performance?

While hunters and marksmanship enthusiasts are more familiar with how grain affects shooting performance, the average American gun owner does not understand the importance of making this part of their criteria when purchasing rounds. The team at The Range 702 explains why you should pay attention to grain weight and its effect on recoil, trajectory,…

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January 22, 2022

The Guide to Ultimate Vegas Bachelor Party

The Range 702 gives you the best Las Vegas bachelor party ideas in our ultimate guide. From a VIP bachelor party at an indoor shooting range to ATV desert riding, pool parties, and beer crawls, we’ve got great ideas to help plan your ultimate Vegas bachelor party. Have the time of your life bidding farewell…

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November 30, 2021

How Muscle Memory Works in Firearms Training

It turns out there is truth and science behind the saying, “Practice makes perfect.” Even simple, everyday actions involve an intricate process of moving many different muscles to make it happen. However, we never really think about a lot of what we do, such as putting one foot in front of the other or reaching…

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October 14, 2021

Virtual Gun Ranges vs. Real Gun Ranges

A relatively prevalent debate is ongoing in regard to the pros and cons associated with virtual gun ranges versus real gun ranges. The best way to make a decision regarding the merits of a virtual versus a real-world gun range is to understand a few important factors about both types. There are a number of…

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September 30, 2021

Greatest Firearms in History

The next time you’re at the range, make sure you refer back to the weapons on this list so you can shoot a pistol, revolver, shotgun, rifle, or machine gun that has staked its claim as one of the most important guns. Some of these have proven themselves on the battlefield. Others have found their…

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September 24, 2021

What’s the Difference Between Sub-Machine and Light-Machine Guns?

Many of us tend to refer to any mean-looking rifle with a big, detachable box magazine as a machine gun, but this isn’t entirely accurate. In fact, the term “machine gun” is essentially defined as a gun that fires bullets in rapid succession for as long as the trigger is pressed. This means that one…

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September 9, 2021

Popular Modifications for Rifles and Handguns

For gun owners and firearm enthusiasts, making upgrades to handguns and rifles is a great way to boost performance and enhance the overall shooting experience. Avid shooters are always finding ways to become better, faster, and more accurate by investing in upgrades that will make a difference. If you’re considering upgrading your gun, here are…

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August 24, 2021

The American Way: Steps to Take Before Owning a Gun

Making the decision to purchase a firearm takes some serious thought and planning in order to ensure total safety for you, your loved ones, and those around you. According to American University1, approximately 40% of Americans own a firearm or live with somebody who owns a gun—and the number of guns owned by the average…

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July 13, 2021

How to Get a Concealed Carry Permit in Nevada

For professionally trained adults with shooting experience, obtaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon (CCW) is possible in Nevada. Keeping you and your loved ones safe with a CCW is definitely something you can train for and do responsibly. If you meet all the requirements and qualifications, a person can legally carry a concealed…

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June 21, 2021

What to Look for in Your Handgun Training Instructor or Facility

Once you’ve decided to start handgun training classes, you’ll need to look for a reputable instructor and a facility where you feel safe and comfortable. But what are the essential qualifications you should be looking for in your instructor? How do you know you’re choosing the right person? When seeking the professional guidance of a…

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June 17, 2021

Tips for Using Range Time to Maximize Your Knowledge and Comfort of Your Firearm

For both new and more experienced gun owners, feeling comfortable and confident with your firearm is essential to using it the right way. Finding the best firearm for your particular needs is the first step. Next, you’ll need to gain the knowledge and skills to become a proficient shooter. Here are some tips from the…

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April 26, 2021

Make the Most Out of the Largest Sporting Days in Vegas 2021

Las Vegas plays host to an incredible variety and number of sporting events each year, from boxing to MMA, college basketball to the NFL draft. But Vegas is also the ideal place to watch your favorite sporting events in a fun and highly energetic atmosphere. If you plan on being in Las Vegas during May…

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April 11, 2021