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GAT Guns Inc

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(847) 428-4867
970 Dundee Ave
East Dundee, IL 60118
Category: Safety & Security


About

Firearms Superstore Extraordinaire!

Est. 1979

GAT Guns has thousands of firearms on display. We have 63 shooting lanes. We now have four high-powered rifle ranges. GAT GUNS has thousands of new and used firearms on display and the largest inventory in the Midwest. And, if we don’t have it, we can get it! We Sell All Types of Guns. GAT has a huge assortment of handguns, long guns, and tactical-style weapons from new and used. Whether you’re a target shooter, hunter, or want something for home defense, we have it from 22’s to 50’s. We are a licensed live-scan finger printing vendor.

GAT GUNS serves North Eastern Illinois communities for sport shooters and hunters by providing a large selection of firearms, ammunition, accessories and training. Our professional staff collectively has over a hundred years of experience in different disciplines of sport shooting. GAT Guns strives to make our customers safe, responsible, educated shooters.

GAT GUNS was founded in 1979 by Gregory A. Tropino, GAT are his initials. Greg had a longtime interest in guns, hunting, and shooting. He was a competitor in BullsEye Pistol for many years. The first location was in Hanover Park Illinois, where Greg bought out a small store called Hazels’ Gun Shop. In 1989 Greg moved the store to its current location. He bought a building that was once a restaurant called Aunt Kate Fischer’s. Greg added the three eight position pistol ranges by adding on to the building. On the second floor he added the archery department with an indoor archery range. Inside the main entrance was the fishing department and ammo sales area and access to the range.

After more than a year of planning, 2012 brought a new level of expansion as construction began on the new addition which would more than double the size of the building. The new addition houses five new ranges; two 50 yard and two 75 yard indoor high power rifle ranges with seven shooting points in each range and an eleven position dedicated training range. The total number of shooting points in the facility is 63, making it the largest privately owned indoor shooting facility in the country. GAT’s training facility, with a classroom which can hold 100 people or be split into two rooms, holds classes for beginners well as advanced shooters. On the first floor in the front is a new receiving/shipping and storage area. GAT has an elevator for access to the second floor for customers with special needs. The parking lot has more than doubled and has lighting and security.

Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to 9 pm, Sat 8 am to 6 pm, Sun 9 am to 6 pm

Specialties: New and Used Firearms, Rifle Training Classes, Indoor Rifle and Pistol Ranges

Products: Holsters, Knives, Scopes, Optics, Flashlights, Tactical lights, Ammunition, Safes, Guns, Ammunition Supplier, New and Used Guns, Range Bags, Mace

Brands: Smith & Wesson, Bushmaster, Rock River Arms, Glock 9 MM Pistols, Glock 17, Winchester, Marlin, Henry, Uberti, CZ, Savage, Tikka, Sako, Browning, Rock River, Bushmaster, Colt, DPMS, LWRC, Lewis Machine, Les Baer, Sig Sauer, Beretta, Benelli, Remington

Associations: Illinois State Rifle Association, National Rifle Association

Amenities: Cash discount on Firearms; Law Enforcement Discount

GAT TRAINING offers classes that cover many different types of shooting. Our professional instructors are NRA Certified and have many years of experience teaching civilians, police and military. If you have no experience with firearms and think you might want ot try shooting, we have Handgun Safety Classes for both ADULTS and YOUTH. If you are a new gun owner, we have classes to get you started. If you have been shooting for a while and just want to improve your shooting skills, we have advanced classes for you.

Areas Served: Chicago land area and beyond, Kane County, Rockford, Downtown, Elgin, Barrington, Huntley, Dundee, McHenry, Bartlett, Streamwood, Roselle, Prospect Heights, Arlington Heights, Cook County, Elk Grove Village, Dupage County, Carpentersville


Products And Services

Gun Store, Shooting Range, Ammunition Supplier, New and Used Guns, Conceal Carry Classes, 63 Lanes Available, Training classes, Gun Smith, Range Bags, Conceal Carry Purses, Shooting Equipment, Gun Cases, Safes, Cleaning Equipment, Gunsmith Services, Self-Defense Classes, Private Instructors, Training classes, Live-Scan Finger Printing



Year Founded

1979


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