General Discussion
Discussion of popular firearm topics, education and training, gun safety, concealed carry and self defense, preparedness, and more

New Member Introductions New

Welcome to Southwest Firearms! Grab a chair and tell us a bit about yourself
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General Firearm Discussion New

Our most popular section for general gun talk and firearm-related discussion
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Education & Training New

Firearm education, gun safety, training classes, first aid, mental preparedness, tactical strategies, theoretical situations, and more
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Defensive Carry & Self Defense New

Open carry, concealed carry, constitutional carry, EDC rigs, concealed handgun licenses, strategies, and tactics, in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Preparedness & Survival New

What-if scenarios, emergency plans, bug out vehicles, HAM radios, skill building, food storage, water purification, shelter, and more
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Firearm Laws & Legal

Questions and discussion of current local, state, and federal gun laws pertaining to Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Firearm Legislation & Activism

Questions and discussion about proposed local, state, and federal firearm legislation, as well as pro-gun activism efforts in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Firearm-Related News New

Firearm-related news in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, the United States, and around the world
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Off Topic New

This section is for non-firearm topics, so join us around the campfire and let us know what's on your mind
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Southwest Activities & Information
Firearm-related events, pro-gun activism, outdoor shooting areas, competitive shooting, hunting, fishing, gun shops, ranges, and more in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico

Southwest Firearms Events New

Calendar and discussion of gun shows, competitions, pro-gun rallies, and other firearm-related events in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Outdoor Shooting Areas New

Information and discussion on where to shoot for free outdoors in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Competitive Shooting

The place to discuss 3 gun, IDPA, skeet, trap, clays, cowboy action, and any other kind of competitive shooting

Note: This is the discussion section. Please add events to the event calendar
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Southwest Hunting New

Hunting big game, small game, varmint, waterfowl, upland game bird, and everything else in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Southwest Fishing New

Everything pertaining to fishing in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Business Discussion & Reviews

Information and discussion about gun shops, gun clubs, ranges, gunsmiths, and other firearm-related businesses in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Firearm Specific Sections
Questions and discussion about various types of firearms

Handgun Discussion New

Questions and discussion about all types of handguns, including semi-automatic pistols, revolvers, and more
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Rifle Discussion New

Questions and discussion about all types of rifles, including semi-automatic, bolt-action, and more
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Shotgun Discussion

Questions and discussion about all types of shotguns, including pump action, semi-automatic, break action, and more
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Rimfire Discussion New

Questions and discussion about all types of handguns and rifles using rimfire ammunition
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NFA Weapon Discussion

Questions and discussion about machine guns, short barreled rifles, short barreled shotguns, suppressors, destructive devices, and AOW's
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Black Powder Discussion

Questions and discussion about black powder rifles, pistols, shotguns, and more
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Air Rifle & Pistol Discussion New

Questions and discussion about air powered guns
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Knives & Other Weapons New

Questions and discussion about knives, bows, spatulas, pointy sticks, cacti, etc
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Accessories & Maintenance
Questions and discussion about ammunition, reloading, firearm accessories, scopes and optics, gun safes, maintenance, and repair

Ammunition & Reloading New

Questions and discussion about ammunition, from .17 to 22mm and everything in between
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Gear & Accessories

Questions and discussion about firearm gear and accessories
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Scopes & Optics

Questions and discussion about firearm scopes and optics
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Gun Safes & Secure Storage

Questions and discussion about gun safes and secure firearm storage
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Maintenance & Gunsmithing

Questions and discussion about all aspects of firearm care and maintenance, troubleshooting, gunsmithing, refinishing, and repair
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Southwest Firearms Classifieds
Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade handguns, rifles, shotguns, and more in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico

Handgun Classifieds New

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade handguns in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Rifle Classifieds New

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade rifles in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Shotgun Classifieds New

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade shotguns in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Part & Accessory Classifieds New

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade firearm parts and accessories in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Scope & Optic Classifieds

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade scopes and optics in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Ammunition Classifieds New

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade ammunition in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Reloading Supply Classifieds New

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade reloading equipment and components in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Knife & Edged Tool Classifieds

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade knives and other edged tools in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Non-Firearm Item Classifieds New

Free classifieds to buy, sell, and trade general items in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
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Great Deals

Great deals on firearms, ammunition, and accessories from around the country
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Items Wanted New

Looking for firearms, gear, or accessories in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico? Post here!
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Southwest Firearms Community
Sections pertaining to the Southwest Firearms community

Southwest Firearms Announcements

Southwest Firearms community announcements
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Community Help

Questions, problems, ideas, and feedback pertaining to Southwest Firearms
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Crossroads of the West Gun Show
Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
Crossroads of the West Gun Show
Reno Convention Center
4590 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502, USA
Antique Arms Show, International Sporting Arms Show, Invitational Knifemakers Show
Westgate Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

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    Best Local Shop for Reloading Supplies
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    Best component supplier
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