These gun manufacturers build and sell high-quality rifles, shotguns, and hand-guns.
When the going gets tough, the tough need a gun they can rely on. These gun manufacturers build reliable weapon systems that you can count on when you need to.
Note that we do not try to list all gun manufacturers here. This list contains only gun manufacturers we would be willing to bet our lives on. And, even then, many of these gun manufacturers have only one or two specific firearm models which we would recommend.
Accuracy International is the manufacturer of an excellent series of sniper rifles.
Armalite is the gun manufacturer who put the AR into AR-15. Armalite manufactures the AR-10, AR-15, and AR-50 rifles.
Barrett is the manufacturer of several excellent .50 caliber rifles.
Beretta is the manufacturer of the Cx4 Storm carbine and some excellent centerfire hand-guns.
Benelli is the manufacturer of the amazing M-4 semi-automatic shotgun.
Browning is the manufacturer of the Browning Hi-Power centerfire hand-gun.
Cheyenne Tactical is the premier manufacturer of rifles for the 408 Cheyenne Tactical cartridge.
Colt is the manufacturer of the Colt Match Target (i.e. the AR-15) and the original line of 1911-style hand-guns.
Dakota Arms manufactures the Longbow Tactical Rifle.
Desert Toys is a gun manufacturer which specializes in large caliber rifles, like the Rebel .50 BMG.
Ferret50 is the manufacturer of a 50BMG rifle conversion for the AR-15.
A precision machining manufacturer specializing in the production of small caliber weapons and machine guns such as M16, M240, M249, SAW, and the 49 hand-gun for military and law enforcement markets.
Gatling Guns is the manufacturer of a conversion kit to turn Ruger 10-22’s in gatling guns.
Glock is an Austrian gun manufacturer of an excellent series of hand-guns.
Heckler & Koch (H&K) is a German gun manufacturer of the excellent USP and Mark-23 lines of centerfire hand-guns, the FABARM shotguns, and the HKM4 and XM8 centerfire carbines.
Kimber manufactures a high-quality line of 1911 style hand-guns.
Les Baer manufactures custom 1911 pistols and AR-15 rifles.
Maadi Griffin provides .50 BMG rifle plans and kits.
Magnum Research manufactures the Desert Eagle and Baby Eagle pistols.
Mossberg is the manufacturer of the excellent 590 and Mariner pump shotguns.
Norcal Precision specializes in highly accurate, durable, and precisely made Remington 700-based rifle systems by premiere rifle builder Jerry Rice.
Para-Ordnance is the manufacturer of an excellent line of 1911 style hand-guns.
Remington is a the manufacturer of the 870 and 1100 shotguns and the 700 series rifle.
Robarm manufactures the excellent M96 and XCR Modular Weapon Systems.
Ruger manufactures the Mini-14, the 10-22, and execellent centerfire and rimfire hand-guns.
Sako is a Finnish gun manufacturer of highly accurate rifles, including the TRG-22 and TRG-42 sniper rifles.
Savage manufactures the 10FP series centerfire rifles.
Serbu manufactures the BFG-50, the Super-Shorty, and the Siris silenced guns.
Sig manufactures excellent centerfire hand-guns.
Smith & Wesson is the manufacturer of a wide variety of service pistols which are the favorites of many police departments.
Springfield Armory is the manufacturer of an excellent line of rifles based upon the M1A. Springfield Armory also manufactures the M6 Scout survival rifle. In addition, Springfield Armory manufactures a line of 1911-A1 pistols and a new line of high-tech pistols called the XD.
Steyr manufactures the excellent Steyr SSG sniper rifle and the incredible Steyr AUG assault bull-pup carbine.
Tactical Operations manufactures very nice custom sniper rifles.
Taurus manufactures the Millenium series of hand-guns.
Walther manufactures the P99 and PPK hand-guns.
Weatherby is the manufacturer of a line of excellent large-caliber rifles, including the Treat Response Rifle.
Wilson combat manufactures customer 1911 pistols, custom 12ga shotguns based upon the Remington 870, and custom AR-15 rifles.
Winchester is the manufacturer of the Model 1300 and Super X2 shotguns.
Z-M Weapons is the manufacturer of the LR-300 weapon system.
Makers of truly left-handed AR-15 rifles.
For a directory of other gun manufacturers and distributors, visit The Professional Gun Retailers Association