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Old 03-08-2010, 11:34 PM
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Default Biggest Gun store in Reno Nevada

Anybody know the name of the sporting goods store bigger than Cabela's in Reno, NV

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Old 03-08-2010, 11:57 PM
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There's only 2 that I can think of that could come close - sheel's and sportsman's warehouse.

Sheel's is more of a general sporting goods place that happens to have a sizable outdoor/gun related section.

All 3 are unique in their own way.
Cabela's is more likely to have ammo of various shapes and sizes. Their gun selection is average. As far as accessories - it's so so - depends on what you're looking for.

Sheel's has a lot more of the high-end guns. If you're looking for a cooper rifle, wilson 1911, or even some of the high-end sxs or o/u shotguns - this is where you go. Their reloading section is huge - LOTS of accessories as well. Ammo selection is - eh, and it's kind of pricey.

Sportsman's Warehouse has a more 'working gun' kind of inventory - but they carry a lot of guns. Lots of accessories- good reloading section. Decent ammo selection when it's stocked - on par if not better then cabela's. Not as much of the flashy/expensive/high-end stuff here.

All in all - it depends on what you're looking for. I think they cater to different crowds to some degree...
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Old 03-08-2010, 11:59 PM
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Oh - and Scheel's has an entire section of AR's. Real ones - not the watered down CA version. You'll crap your pants when you realize how different life is over there.
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Which one has best selection of C&R guns?
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Scheel's is by far the biggest.
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Old 03-09-2010, 9:09 AM
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Reno has (of course) Cabelas, Sheels, and Sportsman's Warehouse.

There is also "Mark fore and strike", they have a good firearm selection and reloading equipment.

And then there is a "Guns" shop that deals with collectible guns. They are a little expensive.

There is a "Big 5".

And there is a new indoor range in Reno/Sparks somewhere that rents guns. I have heard they have Machine guns.
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Bizarre guns is always good.
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Old 03-09-2010, 4:35 PM
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I went there in October, and visited, I think, Sportsmans. I was astounded by the sheer size, and the general nonchalance of everyone there. Here, there's buzzers, alarms, CCTV cams, official notices, etc. There, it's the same as a Costco.

BTW, even the massive superstore up there didn't have any .44 magnum ammo!
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The biggest gun store in all of Nevada is at the Grand Sierra Resort. Its only open 1 weekend a year though, April 16th thru 18th.
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+1 for Bizzare guns and guitar how about the gun trader
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Bizzare guns is a good shop. Little parking but good shop. Just don't tell them you're from California and put up with the attitude you can get and you'll be fine.

Mark Force can be a little expensive but they know about guns.

Silver State has great prices on guns compared to most places in town.

I've said it time and time again. US Firearms Academy is the BEST place in town. Scheels Cabelas and Big 5 can't hold a stick to what he offers. Sorry he doesn't have nice pretty guns you've always wanted to hold and fondle yourself with. What he has is quality service, great attitude and a willingness to help a gun owner.

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The ammo selection at Scheel's is pretty good right now. Lots of .223 and .22 bulk packs. The prices aren't anything special but at least they have some in stock. I haven't been to Cabela's in a while.
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The Cabela's is absolutely massive, but the gun section is not very large. Few accessories other than mags.

I'll have to check out those other two next time I'm out there.
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The Scheels store in Reno-Sparks does have an excellent selection of guns and ammo, as well as great collectible guns and passionate associates who are always willing to help and answer questions. The Reno-Sparks Scheels can be reached by calling (775) 331-2700 if you have any immediate questions about products or inventory in the Reno-Sparks store.
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