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‘Black Gun’ Myths

Advertising is a form of marketing communication used to promote or sell a product, service or idea. This covers a lot of ground, from companies that use it to make their products desirable, to politicians that want you to buy into their views. It can be positive or negative, such as explaining the health benefits of a particular food, or smearing the reputation of an opposing political candidate.

Trapshooting

Trapshooting is a sport of movement, action and split-second timing. It requires accuracy and skill to repeatedly aim, fire and break the 4.25 inch orange discs which are propelled through the air at high speed. Each time a disc is launched it flies at a different angle and trajectory, with mere seconds for a shot to be taken before it is out of range or hits the ground.

Loudspeakers

Loudspeakers are an integral part of home entertainment today. From a small set of powered bookshelf speakers connected to your computer to a complete home theater speaker system in your living room, dynamic speaker technology has been with us for since its formative days at the end of the 1800s. Innovations in design, materials and acoustic science have shaped the quest to refine sound reproduction for over a century, and continue unabated.

Your Hunting Headquarters

If you hunt, Metro Pawn & Gun should be at the top of your places-to-visit list. Whether you need a .22 rimfire rifle for pest control or a scoped 30-06 for large game, our selection of guns never disappoints. If bow hunting is more your style, you will find an amazing assortment of bows and related items. Should you be in need of a rangefinder, a reliable field knife or a camping stove, the number of potential accessories we carry for your hunting endeavors is equally robust.

Coins at Metro Pawn & Gun

At Metro Pawn & Gun are big fans of collectible coins, coins made of precious metals, and other rare coins and currencies. Coins from around the world and throughout the ages are not only valuable, but each one carries along its own chapter of history from the era during which it was created. Can you imagine where a penny minted during World War II may have been? Or a Morgan silver dollar from 1921, steeped in history and witness to events that shaped our world. We stock silver quarters and dimes, WWII nickels and pennies, and innumerable other numismatic treasures. We are always on the lookout for rare coins you may want to sell or pawn.

What’s new in Personal Electronics?

Personal Electronics is a category that has always been very popular at Metro Pawn & Gun. We remember the days of the CD Walkman in the late 90s, and the iPod which took the portable electronics world by storm 17 years ago.

Some Frequently Asked Questions about Firearms

What is an FFL? FFL stands for Federal Firearms License. Established to implement the Federal Firearms Act of 1938, there are several types of FFLs, covering various aspects of firearm transaction. All firearm manufacturers and dealers who ship or receive guns require an FFL to conduct business.

Musical Instruments

When you think of a pawn shop, you may not immediately think of musical instruments, but we’re here to change that! Among the vast array of items we pawn, buy and sell, musical instruments are a frequent favorite.

Precious Metals and World Crisis

The world is far from a peaceful, stable place. Geopolitical tensions seem to increase, and then subside, but most every storm has been weathered to some extent or another. Those that believe this to be as cyclical as the weather will allude to the fact that every generation has faced its own set of crises, many of which may have been worse than current events, only to have prevailed and come out stronger as a result. And although this is true, if one examines the broader story arc of where things are going, the big picture does raise some concern.

Learning to Shoot

Shooting is one of America’s favorite hobbies. It can take on many forms, including casual target practice, hunting, school trapshooting sports, advanced competitive shooting and firearm education. No matter the discipline, there is always that ‘first time’ that someone gets to handle and use a firearm. So what things should you bear in mind when you consider becoming a participant in the shooting arts?

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