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Thinking about gifts for the Christmas season?

As the holiday season fast approaches, it’s time to start checking off the gifts on your list. Whether you’re shopping for friends or family, husbands or wives, kids or adults, we have something for everyone. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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What Makes our Pawn Shop so Interesting?

We all know that pawn shops, ours included, deal in many common commodities. There are firearms, coins, jewelry, tools, home electronics, car audio and many other products you would expect to find at a pawn shop. But one of the most interesting things is that our inventory is always in motion, and by the very nature of a business like this, we sometimes come across unique items that do not fit into our general product categorization.

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Home Defense – Optics, Lasers and Lights…

Most well-rounded home defense plans take every possible scenario into consideration, and include options to mitigate any potential crisis before or while it occurs. Modern technology enables the deployment of sophisticated home security systems, including intrusion detection, video surveillance and remote operation. If nefarious activity can be detected early in the process, it is likely further escalation can be averted. Investigation and criminal prosecution can also be enhanced by facilitating better identification of criminals and their actions.

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Things to consider with Concealed Carry

If you currently possess or intend to acquire a permit to carry a gun, a common question that often arises is “what is the best handgun for concealed carry?” A number of topics must be considered to make an educated and appropriate decision.

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The Shotgun – a Multi-Purpose and Versatile Platform

When looking for various firearms, most have a fairly defined scope of operations. A long range, high powered rifle is specifically tasked with hitting targets at great distances. A semi-automatic pistol finds its purpose in close quarters encounters, such as law enforcement and personal protection. Rimfire rifles reign supreme in varmint control and target practice. Within each category, there are obviously some varied applications, but in general, you don’t hunt deer with a Glock nor do you plink rodents with a .338 Lapua tactical sniper rifle.

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