Pistols

A.A. Arms

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Established in 1989, a North Carolina based manufacturer of pistols and rifles.

A.A. Arms Pistols

Beretta

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Established in 1526 when Maestro Bartolomeo Berretta filled the first order of 185 Arquebus barrels for the Arsenal of Venice, making them the oldest firearms manufacturer in the world.  

Beretta Pistols

Browning Arms Company

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Founded in 1878 by John & Matthew Browning to market non-military firearm designs of John. The company now produces a variety of pistols, rifles and shotguns. They are now owned by FN Herstal.

Canik

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Established in 1998, they are produced by the Samsun Domestic Defense and Industry Corporation based in Turkey.  They are imported by Century International Arms in St. Albans, Vermont.

Canik Pistols

CZ - Ceska zbrojovka

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Founded as Interdynamic USA in Miami, FL as a subsidiary of Interdynamic AB based out of Sweden, to sell the KG-99 which became known as the Tec-9 under the Intratec name.  The company closed it's doors in 2001.

Charter Arms Co.

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Founded in 1964 in Stratford Connecticut by Douglas McClenahan as a manufacturer of revolvers. They are well known for the .44 Special Bulldog and .38 Special Bulldog Pug.

Charter Arms Pistols

COLt

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Founded in 1855 by Samuel Colt in Hartford, Connecticut. They were the dominating force in the firearms industry up through World War 1. Their designs played a major role in the popularization of the revolver.

Erma

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Established in 1922 in Erfurt, German.  They produced many firearms for the German army during World War II.  Firearms stopped being produced under the name in 2004.

Erma Pistols

FN Herstal

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Established in 1889 in Herstal, Belgium to manufacture 150,000 Mauser Model 89's for the Belgian government.  They own the US brands of Winchester and Browning.

Glock

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Established in 1982, the Austrian based manufacturer is known for their polymer frames and were the first to introduce ferritic nitocarburizing to the firearms industry.

Glock Pistols

Heckler & Koch

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Founded in 1948 by three former Mauser engineers, Edmund Heckler, Theodor Koch and Alex Seidel when the Waffenfabrik Mauser AG factory was dismantled by French occupying forces in Oberndof at the end of World War II, they saved what they could from the factory to start a machine tool plant, known as Engineering Office Heckler & Co. In 1949 they changed their name to Heckler & Koch GmbH.

H&K Pistols

High Standard

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Founded in 1926 by Carl Gustav Swebilius in Hamden, Connecticut. In 1932 they purchased the Hartford Arms and Equipment Company and began making .22 caliber pistols that were used during World War II for basic pistol training.

Israel Military Industries

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Founded in 1933, they are an Israeli weapons, munitions and military technologies.  Their most notable firearms are the UZI, Galil and the Tavor.

Intratec

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Founded as Interdynamic USA in Miami, FL as a subsidiary of Interdynamic AB based out of Sweden, to sell the KG-99 which became known as the Tec-9 under the Intratec name.  The company closed it's doors in 2001.

Intratec Pistols

Israel Weapons INdustries

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Founded in 1933, formerly the Magen division of the Israel Military Industries and is one of the world’s most famous and bestselling military arms manufacturers. The Magen division rose to international prominence in the 1950’s with the creation of the UZI which has produced over 10 million.

Kahr Arms

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Founded in 1995 by Justin Moon as a manufacturer of small arms, specializing in compact and mid-size semi-automatic pistols. Their headquarters are in Greeley, Pennsylvania and their manufacturing facility is in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Kahr Pistols

Kel-Tec

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Founded in 1991, they are an American firearm developer and manufacturer based out of Cocoa, Florida. They produce a variety of semi-auto pistol, rifles and shotguns.

Norinco

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Founded in 1980, they are a Chinese defense corporation that manufactures a diverse range of civil and military products. They are one of the world's largest defense companies. The importation was banned in the United States in 1994. 

Para-Ordnance

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Founded in 1985 in Canada by two childhood friends, Ted Szabo and Thanos Polyzos, with their first product being a plastic paintball marker designed for police and military training purposes. In 2009 the company announced that they were moving to Pineville, North Carolina and became a totally US company, Para-USA.

Remington Arms

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Founded in 1816, they are America's oldest gunmaker, are the largest US producer of rifles and shotguns. They claim to be America's oldest factory still producing it's original product.

Rock Island Armory 1911

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A single-action recoil operated semi-automatic pistol that is designed and manufactured by Armscor in Marikina, Philippines. Their pistols are entry level MIL-SPEC versions that offer additional higher end features.

RIA 1911

Sturm, Ruger & Co.

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Established 1949 in Southport, Connecticut with their extremely popular first .22 caliber pistol being based off of the workings of the Japanese "Nambu", the looks of the 9mm Luger and Colt Woodsman.

Ruger Pistols

Sig Sauer

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Got their start as the Swiss Wagon Factory in 1860 when they won a competition by Switzerland's Federal Ministry of Defense with a state-of-the-art rifle.  They finally became SIG Sauer Inc. in 1985. 

Sig Pistols

Smith & Wesson

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Established in 1852 in Norwich, Connecticut to develop the Volcanic Gun.  They became largely popular during the American Civil War when soldiers on both sides purchased their revolvers.

S&W Pistols

SWD Cobray

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Established in 1982, with the manufacturing rights to the Ingram Model 11, the first model produced under the SWD banner as the M11-A1.  They marked all of their guns with the Cobray logo.

Cobray Pistol

Taurus

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Founded in 1939 in Sao Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul as a tool and die forging plant, they now manufacture firearms, plastics, body armor, helmets and civil construction. They produced their first revolver in 1941 and began exporting to the United States in 1968.

Winchester Repeating Arms Company

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Founded in 1866, they are based out of New Haven, Connecticut. Their predecessor was Volcanic Repeating arms.