Gear Up With Brownells' Black Rifle Friday Specials

by Editor 19. November 2012 10:17
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Brownells' version of the world's biggest shopping day - Black Rifle Friday - offers customers a more comfortable alternative to crowded shopping malls, endless lines, and frustrating searches for a parking space.

Starting Monday, November 19th and continuing throughout Thanksgiving week, Brownells will offer hot deals on accessories for AR-15 rifles and 1911 pistols, plus discounts on other great gun gear. Customers may access these deals by subscribing to the Brownells Promotions and Discounts email list, or by visiting the Sale Page on the website.

On Thanksgiving Day - November 22nd - the deals explode. Customers will receive a 10% discount on orders totaling more than $150.

The Black Rifle Friday specials end Monday, November 26, 2012.

"Black Rifle Friday has been very popular with our customers," said Matt Buckingham, President/COO of Brownells. "It's one of the many promotions that we'll run throughout this holiday season. I'd like to invite everyone to take advantage of these great deals, and wish them Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Brownells."

Founded in 1939, Brownells is an Iowa-based, family-owned company that supplies more than 75,000 firearms parts, accessories, reloading components, gunsmithing tools, and ammunition to armorers, gunsmiths, the military, and shooters worldwide. In addition to their industry-leading 100% lifetime guarantee - forever - on EVERY product sold, their staff of veteran Gun Techs is available to assist customers with technical help to fix any gun-related problem – free of charge. There are no minimum order sizes or return/exchange fees. To place an order, or for more information, call 800-741-0015 or visit www.brownells.com.

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Brownells Again Sponsoring Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 13. November 2012 08:15
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that Brownells – The World's Largest Supplier of Firearms Accessories and Gunsmithing Tools™ − will once again be one of the major sponsors of the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Brownells, which is a long-time and passionate supporter of the shooting sports, will provide lunch to competitors and staff throughout the three-day match as part of their generous sponsorship. The 2013 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship will take place February 21-23 on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

“There is so much more to a great match than just targets and scores, and the people at Brownells know that better than just about anybody else. As a family-owned business they have spent three generations defining what excellence in customer service really means and we could not be happier to have them back sponsoring the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals and taking care of our competitors,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director for IDPA.

“Shooting isn’t just about the match, it’s about the total experience, and Smith & Wesson and IDPA both understand this. We’re delighted to be able to play a small part in making the Indoor Nationals a great shooting experience,” said Frank Brownell, Chairman of The Board for Brownells, Inc.

Regarded as one of the finest competitive shooting matches in the country, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship represents the official start of IDPA’s competition season. More than 300 of the sports’ best shooters are expected to compete for titles in Custom Defensive Pistol, Enhanced Service Pistol, Stock Service Pistol, Stock Service Revolver and Enhanced Service Revolver, the five divisions within IDPA.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship or to find a club near you, visit www.IDPA.com. You can also follow @OfficialIDPA on Twitter, like ShootIDPA on Facebook, watch IDPA TV, or check out the Down Zero Blog to keep up with the latest news.

About Brownells:
Founded in 1939, Brownells is an Iowa-based, family-owned company that supplies more than 75,000 firearms parts, accessories, reloading components, gunsmithing tools, and ammunition to armorers, gunsmiths, the military, and shooters worldwide. In addition to their industry-leading 100% lifetime guarantee - forever - on EVERY product sold, their staff of veteran Gun Techs is available to assist customers with technical help to fix any gun-related problem - free of charge. There are no minimum order sizes or return/exchange fees. To place an order, or for more information, call 800-741-0015 or visit www.brownells.com.

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Brownells Names Matt Buckingham President/COO

by Editor 7. November 2012 10:52
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Frank Brownell, Chairman of Brownells – The World's Largest Supplier of Firearms Accessories and Gunsmithing Tools™ − is proud to announce long-time Chief Operating Officer, Matt Buckingham, has been appointed President of Brownells. Buckingham will assume the President's title held until recently by Pete Brownell, and will report directly to Pete Brownell, who will continue as CEO of the third-generation family-owned company.

During his eight-year tenure with the Brownells organization, Buckingham has served as the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of the Brownells brand. Although he'll retain his COO title, Buckingham will shift his focus from solely managing the operations component of the company to overseeing the day-to-day business of the entire organization, in addition to making sure the company executes the long-term goals set forth by the CEO and the Chairman.

"Matt's blend of cultural awareness and operational expertise make him a solid leader and a great advocate for our company and its values," said Pete Brownell.  "We're enjoying explosive growth and are facing exciting new opportunities. With this change, Matt can focus on managing the company day-to-day, and the execution of the President's responsibilities. This will allow me to focus on strategic development, corporate governance, and representing Brownells companies to our industry. Matt and I are a great team, both playing to our strengths."

A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and Northwestern University's Executive Scholars Program, Buckingham is currently an Executive MBA candidate at the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business. The Iowa-native is an avid and active outdoorsman, novice gunsmith, and a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA).

"My late father-in-law introduced me to Brownells long before I started working here," said Buckingham. "He was always impressed with the quality of the products and the service Brownells delivered to its customers. I look forward to working with our customers, staff, and network of suppliers to be sure that we continue to provide the best service and value to everyone who trusts in our great company."

To place an order, or for more information, call (800) 741-0015 or visit www.brownells.com.

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Brownells "30 Days of Thanks" Sweepstakes Offers Great Daily Prizes

by Editor 5. November 2012 10:51
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Brownells – The World's Largest Supplier of Firearms Accessories and Gunsmithing Tools™- is celebrating November, the month of thanks, in a big way. The "30 Days of Thanks" Sweepstakes is Brownells way of showing their appreciation for all of their customers' support throughout the year.

Each day during the month of November, one lucky winner will receive a thank-you gift courtesy of Brownells. Prizes range from eyewear and AR-15 accessories, to riflescopes and holographic sights. Brownells will give away nearly $4,000 in total prizes throughout the month.

To be eligible for prizes, customers must enter the drawing each day. This can be done by clicking "Like" on the Brownells Facebook page, then filling out the sweepstakes form. Customers without a Facebook membership may visit the sweepstakes sign-up page on Brownells website.

Daily prizes will be revealed at 9AM (CST) on the Brownells Facebook page and the sweepstakes area of the website. Winners will be announced the following day at 12PM (CST). Friday, Saturday and Sunday winners will be named at 12PM (CST) on Mondays.

The sweepstakes ends on Saturday, December 1, 2012.

Founded in 1939, Brownells is an Iowa-based, third-generation family-owned company that supplies more than 75,000 firearms parts, accessories, reloading components, gunsmithing tools, and ammunition to armorers, gunsmiths, and shooters worldwide. In addition to their industry leading 100% lifetime satisfaction guarantee – forever - on every product sold, their staff of veteran Gun Techs is available to assist customers with technical help to fix any gun-related problem – free of charge. There are no minimum order sizes, charges or return fees. To place an order, or for more information, call 800-741-0015 or visit www.brownells.com.

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On To Nationals: Preview of Stage 6

by Editor 16. September 2012 20:00
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All targets disappear. That's the first thing you need to know about this staged designed by Chris Roper and sponsored by Brownells. The second? It's all about choices, which is why this stage is called "What to Do?"

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Chris Roper.

SCENARIO: Sometimes there are too many choices. Or are there?

PROCEDURE: Start seated at desk with palms down on top where indicated. Gun is in one desk drawer downloaded to 6 rounds and reloads in another on opposite side. Step box is under desk at your feet.

At signal, engage T1-T4 with 2 rounds each. Left drawer activates right side target, right drawer activates left side target. Step box activates center 2 targets. ALL TARGETS DISAPPEAR. Handle it!

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT: 8
TARGETS: 4
CONCEALMENT: NOT Required

STAGE SPONSOR: Brownells
WEBSITE: www.Brownells.com
PHONE: 800-741-0015
TWITTER: @BrownellsInc
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/BrownellsInc

 

Next Stage Reveal Monday, Sept. 17 at 8:00pm ET

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Brownells Launches Large Selection of High-Quality, Popular Reloading Supplies

by Editor 15. August 2012 10:35
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Brownells – The World's Largest Supplier of Firearms Accessories and Gunsmithing Tools™ - is excited to announce that it now offers an expansive line of reloading supplies from the most reputable brands on the market today – all backed by Brownells industry-exclusive, unconditional lifetime guarantee.

The new Brownells Reloading line features dies, presses and tools from RCBS, Lee Precision, Lyman, Redding, Sinclair International, and many more.  In addition to stocking a wide-array of equipment, the offerings also include components from major manufacturers including Hornady, Nosler, Sierra, Hodgdon, Remington, Winchester, and others.

"We are excited to launch our new reloading category," said Pete Brownell, President/CEO of Brownells. "Much like the addition of our ammunition line last year, the 'You asked, we listened' philosophy played a major part in our decision. We found that many of our customers enjoy reloading and find it to be a cost saver, so we're happy to provide them with the supplies they want."

As a part of the Brownells Reloading official launch, customers are encouraged to take advantage of a reloading-specific, limited-time offer that allows them to receive a $10 discount on orders totaling more than $99, a $20 discount on orders totaling more than $199, or a $30 discount on orders totaling more than $299. These offers are valid Thursday, August 16, 2012 through Monday, August 20, 2012.

Founded in 1939, Brownells is an Iowa-based, family-owned company that supplies more than 75,000 firearms parts, accessories, reloading components, gunsmithing tools, and ammunition to armorers, gunsmiths, and shooters worldwide. In addition to their industry leading 100% lifetime guarantee on EVERY product sold, their staff of veteran Gun Techs are available to assist customers with any need – free of charge. There are no minimum order sizes or fees. To place an order, or for more information, call 800-741-0015 or visit www.brownells.com.

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