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Firearm and Ammunition Shortage

So what’s the deal with guns and ammo being so hard to find?

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all! Hopefully 2021 will be a good year for everyone.

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Merry Christmas From Metro Pawn & Gun!

The staff of Metro Pawn & Gun want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas – may this holiday season bring joy and happiness to all!

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Two good reasons to own a handgun

Aside from being the only firearm that is legal to carry on your person in Minnesota, handguns are also particularly suitable for close encounters of the hostile kind. FBI statistics indicate that most ‘use of deadly force’ scenarios occur inside of nine feet, with one to three shots being fired. This is well within the optimal operating parameters of most handguns. In order to select the proper handgun if you have a permit to carry, there are many factors that must be considered.

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Rifles at Metro Pawn & Gun

If you hunt or enjoy shooting sports, rifles are part of your vocabulary, and the term encompasses a vast array of equipment. You can have a .22LR for 30 yard plinking at the range or a .50BMG for destroying virtually anything at up to 1,800 yards. Actually, the record stands at 3,871 yards using a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle. And there are hundreds of options between these two.

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Gold prices on the way up – again

The pattern is quite predictable. Uncertainty and instability, whether economic, social or political, drive up the price of precious metals. This is a historic fact. Much like an archeologist can look at ancient sedimentary strata and infer that certain things happened relative to the composition of these layers; we can look at a precious metal chart alone and verify that peaks in the graph indeed correspond to various geopolitical commotions that occurred at those points in time.

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Getting ready for winter

Minnesota is a place where winter might not really get going until January or February, but we might also get buried in early November. Our temperatures can be pretty mild, or we can plunge into sub-zero weather for weeks at a time. The Twin Cities and surrounding areas are no stranger to an abundance of snow and ice, so getting ready before the winter wonderland arrives is wise.

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Prepping: Smart or Not?

The year 2020 has certainly accentuated one fact – normal life can be very suddenly and significantly disrupted. With little warning, we went from ordinary, relatively uneventful daily routines to unprecedented lockdowns in the face of a global pandemic. Everyday activities such as shopping, going to the movies, getting a haircut or taking the family out to eat either ceased entirely or became rather complicated. Social distancing, face masks, curbside pickups, directional arrows on floors and Zoom meetings became a part of our lexicon.

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Audio and Video Entertainment Today

A quality home entertainment system should emulate listening to live music or enjoying a movie at the theater as accurately as possible in the privacy of your own home. This can be as simple as a stereo receiver and a pair of speakers in your living room or as elaborate as a custom home theater comprised of surround sound decoding equipment, amplification, sources, speakers and a high definition display of your choice. Depending on your performance expectations, this could be accomplished with or without breaking the bank.

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Minnesota Firearm Laws

If you’re considering purchasing a firearm in these troubled times, you are not alone. Gun sales have surged through the roof in recent months, far higher than even industry analysts had predicted. In order to select a firearm that best suits your needs, it is important to understand not only the operation and potential application, but also the laws concerning whatever you may be interested in.

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