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About Handguns

A handgun is a firearm designed to be held and fired using either one or both hands. This characteristic differentiates handguns from long guns such as rifles and shotguns, which are usually deployed and operated from the shoulder. 

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Your Scrap Jewelry = CASH!

Once upon a time, you accidentally left your gold bracelet in the pocket of your jeans.  After a chance encounter with your washing machine, the bracelet came out clean, but had definitely seen better days.  It has been in your dresser drawer since then – perhaps waiting for the day when you might attempt to have it repaired.  Although this might fit the definition of ‘scrap’ jewelry, the fact that it is made of gold makes it valuable.  So what is the opportunity cost?  You could sell us the bracelet for cash, or let it continue to gather dust while anticipating a potential future restoration for which you will have to spend money.

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Today’s Tactical Rifle Platforms

The tactical rifle is a selective fire rifle that uses an intermediate power cartridge and a detachable magazine, and is currently the standard service rifle option in most modern armies. Examples include the StG 44, AK-47 and the M16 rifle. The German military  was the first to pioneer the this rifle concept during World War II, based on research indicating that most firefights happen within 400 meters (1,300 ft), and that contemporary rifles were over-powered, bulky and inefficient for most small arms combat.

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Used Jewelry Is A Smart Investment

Shopping for an engagement ring for that special someone?  Looking to invest in a diamond ring for yourself?  At Metro Pawn and Gun we carry a great selection of used jewelry at fantastic prices.

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Shotguns – Why Should You Own One?

 

Ask any gun shop or firearm instructor - if you had to own just ONE firearm, what would it be? They would all likely say that it should be a shotgun.

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Used Tools – Smart Savings For The Savvy Specialist …

 

Broadly speaking, a tool is any physical implement that is used to achieve a specific goal, and is typically not consumed in the process. Tool use by humans dates back millions of years, and tools that are used in specific fields or activities can have different designations such as "instrument", "utensil", "machine", or "apparatus".

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Top Shelf Home Electronics Minus The Price Tag…

A quality home audio system should emulate listening to live music as closely as possible in the privacy of your own home, this could be a $500 purchase or a $20,000 second mortgage! At Metro Pawn & Gun, we feel that a proper audio system should provide that immersive acoustic experience without the need for a bank loan.  

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Hunting, Sporting And Collectible Rifles

A rifle is a firearm designed to be fired from the shoulder, with a barrel that has a helical pattern of grooves called ‘rifling’ cut into the inside. The raised areas of this rifling make contact with the projectile, imparting spin around an axis corresponding to the orientation of the weapon.

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Should You Visit The Coin Shop Or The Pawn Shop?

We here 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 little cross-section of history! Can you imagine where a WWII Nickel may have been?

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Which Firearm Is Right For You?

The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms.  As of 2010, firearms industry statistics show that 40-45% percent of American households own guns, which translates into 70-80 million adults owning a firearm.  The United States also owns more guns per resident, at around 0.89, than any other nation in the world.

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