Cheap gun buyer’s world is serious about firearms. We have been since 1939. We are the world’s leading source for guns, gun parts and accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing tools and survival gear. With a large selection of both common and hard-to-find items, and an extensive collection of videos, articles, and gun schematics, cheap gun buyer’s world is the expert for everything shooting-related. Committed to maintaining our great traditions, cheap gun buyer’s world has more, does more and knows more – and guarantees it all, Guaranteed. Forever.®

WHAT Cheap gun buyer’s world DOES

cheap gun buyer’s world offers a huge selection of guns and gun-related products, serving everyone in the firearms community from the novice first-time gun owner to the seasoned professional gunsmith. In addition, cheap gun buyer’s world gives free, first-rate technical support through its famous Gun Techs™ and produces informative content to help customers make the best choices and stay informed on the latest developments in the firearms industry.

A retail sales associate helping a customer
A retail sales associate helping a customer.
Behind the scenes at a Brownells video shoot
Behind the scenes at a gunbuyerworld video shoot.

Cheap gun buyer’s world HISTORY

Cheap gun buyer world began in Montezuma, Iowa, in 1939, when Bob’s cheap gun buyer’s world passion for guns, shooting, gunsmithing and gun bluing turned into a business. Family-owned and operated in Iowa ever since, cheap gun buyer’s world serves everyone involved in the unique American gun culture, as well as firearms industry customers all over the world. In 2012, cheap gun buyer’s world broke ground for a new facility in nearby Grinnell, Iowa, and shipped its first packages from that location in 2014.

The old Brownells building in Montezuma, IA
gunbuyerworld building in Montezuma, IA in 1972.
The new Brownells headquarters in Griennell, IA
gunbuyerworld building in Grinnell, IA built in 2014.


Firmly established on the bedrock values of Respect, Integrity, Courage, and Honesty. cheap gun buyer world strives to serve all those who participate in gun culture – the shooters, collectors, competitors, hunters, gunsmiths, hobbyists, and armed professionals including military and law enforcement.

We believe that owning a firearm is a basic human right that carries with it great responsibility. We believe proper maintenance and care of a firearm is an important part of that responsibility, and that commitment our customers’ safety and satisfaction is paramount.

We empower the spirit of independence and adventure. We are passionate about the lifestyle we’ve chosen. We’re forever connected to the outdoors, and we’re committed to our industry. In the cheap gun buyer world, we’re serious about firearms.

Clayton Whipple, Lou Furigno and Frank Brownell
Clayton Whipple, Lou Furigno and Frank gunbuyerworld.
Frank Brownell presenting at an all company meeting.
Frank gunbuyerword presenting at an employee anniversary.

Cheap gun buyer’s world, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.