man shooting a rifle at a shooting range to illustrate What is an NFA weapon

What Is An NFA Firearm?

Are you researching guns and trying to figure out which one you should purchase? There are many to choose from. In fact, there are so many out there that you may feel overwhelmed at the options you have. As you are doing your research and determining which one will suit your specific uses, you will…

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Hammer Vs. Striker-Fired Guns

When you are reading about different guns, you may come across many different types and styles that you may be unfamiliar with. We understand that there are a lot of different options! Here, we’ll go over hammer vs. striker-fired guns so you can determine the pros and cons and decide which one is right for…

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Sporting Systems and Minuteman Ammunition

Sporting Systems has long been Vancouver’s and greater Southwest Washington’s premier gun shop. Customers know they can turn to us whenever they need new firearms and accessories or when their interests turn more toward vintage guns and the accessories that go with those. Now we can add another tremendous service. Sporting Systems has added Minuteman…

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Black Rifle with suppressor On Sofa to illustrate how to buy a suppressor

How To Buy A Suppressor

Wondering how to buy a suppressor in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, or elsewhere? You’re in luck. Suppressors — aka gun “silencers” — are legal to own in 42 states. We should note at the outset that suppressor is the preferred — and more accurate — term. Unlike what you may have seen in your favorite…

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What Is A Muzzle Brake?

If you are new to gun ownership, you may be learning the various parts of your new gun and wondering what part they play in their operation. For example, what is a muzzle brake? As gun owners, we add accessories as we go, each of which requires some research. Muzzle brakes are one of those…

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