A week from now, we’ll be walking ourselves ragged in the cavernous Sands Expo Center and blogging until our eyes glaze over. Dan, Nick, Robert, Joe and I fully appreciate what lucky bastards we are, and we’ll be putting in twelve-hour days making sure our blog is the next-best thing to being there yourself. In case Fortune smiles on you and you find yourself in Sin City with a SHOT Show pass around your neck, I thought I’d pass along a few hard-learned tips for thriving and surviving in this ballistic hedonist’s jungle of guns, PR flacks, prototypes, booth babes, promotional samples and bad convention food . . .