The Machine Gun Nest
7910 Reichs Ford Road, Frederick MD 21704

“Changing the way people think about guns, one experience at a time"

      MONDAY-FRIDAY 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM                    SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM                    SUNDAY 9:00 - 12:00 (MEMBERS ONLY) & 12:00 - 6:00 (PUBLIC)

Indoor range

We are Frederick's First Premier Indoor Shooting Range. Our facility offers 12 twenty-five yard shooting lanes, each equipped with electronic target carriers. Our range is rated to handle anything up to, and including, .50 BMG. Our range is open to the public, so you can come in and shoot by the hour or become a TMGN Member and receive unlimited range time, along with a handful of other membership perks and benefits, as well.

firearm rentals

Our shooting range provides a unique experience with the chance to rent guns on site. We provide an array of options, which means you get to enjoy the fun of shooting new guns without the need for purchasing every gun you shoot. We have a wide array of handguns, long guns, and even full-auto machine guns you can select from. We offer .22 LR up to .50BMG in caliber. Stop in and check out our rentals, today!


Our in-house team of instructors are not just hobbyists, but professionals who have dedicated themselves to shooting and more importantly, communicating those skills to people of all skill levels.Whether you're a brand new shooter or want to work on more advanced techniques, we have you covered. Our style is based on safety, clear communication, and helping you achieve your goal.

handgun sales

We always have a variety of different handguns available for sale. We provide product information and advice to help you determine which handgun is best for your use and anticipated environment. Our knowledgeable crew members will help guide you through your entire buying experience to ensure that you are satisfied with your purchase.

firearm transfers

We do charge a fee for conducting any firearm transfer. Fees vary based on your membership status and the type of firearm you're looking to transfer in to us. Upon successful completion of the background check and payment of transfer fees, the firearm will then be transferred to you.

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