A weekend at the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot (42 PICS + VIDEO)

10/16/17 9:00 AM | by

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

October 2017’s Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot in West Point, Kentucky was a huge success. The event saw a huge turnout with hundreds of guns firing and no one getting hurt. It’s my eighth year in a row attending the event. Here are some photos from the past weekend at the creek.

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

An early morning mist hangs over the campground at Knob Creek Range. Hundreds of people camp at the event on two large fields separated from the range by a hill. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

American Huey 369 Organization offers rides on Friday and Saturday at the event. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A mule driver enjoys the morning sun. They offer rides during the event. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

The entrance to the Knob Creek Range shrouded in smoke from smoldering fires on the firing line. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Machine guns ready for the morning shoot. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A t-shirt worn by one of the shooters. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A modified Russian DShK .50 machine gun ready for some action. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A modified (and personalized) Browning M2 .50 cal machine gun ready to breathe fire. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Belt fed ammo ready to be shot on the firing line. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

An M60 ready to go. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Father and son arriving at the event. The weather was excellent during the whole weekend. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A t-shirt worn by an attendee. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

The pole barn housing approximately 900 tables and dozens of vendors was busy all weekend. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Geiger Counters and iodine tablets for sale at a table. The counters were going for $125. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A t-shirt worn by an attendee. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Mines caution signs for sale at a table. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Deactivated hand grenade modified to be launched from a 60-mm mortar for sale at a table. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Cannon fuse for sale at a table. 10,000 feet for $450. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Speciality ammunition for sale. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Colt Detective Special sold for $875. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Some nice handguns for sale and sold at a table. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

An RPK for sale at a table. Price not available. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Glock stock for sale at a table for $300. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Vintage gun parts for sale at a table. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Business was brisk in the pole barn. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Various gun parts for sale at one table. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Vintage helmets, masks and knives for sale. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Nazi memorabilia for sale. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A t-shirt worn by an attendee. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Powder chemicals for sale at a table. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

WWII Vickers parts kit with mount for sale at a table for $3200. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Knives for sale at a table. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

T-shirt for sale. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A fully transferable Browning 1919 A1 with 3 barrels, tripod and A6 buttstock for sale at a table for $18,500. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Vintage machine guns for sale. Prices not available. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A t-shirt worn by an attendee. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A replica medieval mask made of metal for sale. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Air Ordnance full auto .22 cal air rifles for sale at a table for $500. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

TBR brass traps for sale at a table for $220. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A minigun for sale at a table. Price not available. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A t-shirt worn by an attendee. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

A participant in the subgun competition ready to run the course. (Photo: Ben Philippi/Guns.com)

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