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First Time Gun Owners

4 Rules for Every Firearm Whether it's a Rifle, Pistol, or Shotgun First time gun owners can face an intimidating process when you are purchasing your first firearm. Gun owners have a lot to absorb from both a product and usage standpoint. Here are 4 Rules to being safe and responsible first time gun owner: [...]

To Permit or Not to Permit

Hello Rainier Arms Nation. My question is, do you have a concealed carry license? Do you think it’s unnecessary to have a license these days? Is the 2nd Amendment your license? Before I get into my reasons why it’s a good idea “allow myself to introduce myself”. My name is Jim Lambert. I’m a lifelong […]

Why I’m an Instructor

Long ago early in my Marine Corps career I had the privilege of becoming a Primary Marksmanship Instructor (PMI). As a young Marine it was a tremendous responsibility to instruct other Marines in marksmanship which is not only important for their career but important for their survival in combat. In the Marine Corps every Marine […]

Date Night Gunfight at Rainier Arms Firearms Academy

Things to do in Wichita: Date Night Gunfight

You have an evening free and you want to do something different with your honey. You went to Botanica last week. Visited the Old Cowtown Museum the week before than, and as much as you like it, there’s only so many times you want to visit the Chicken and Pickle in a given month. So […]

Kansas Concealed Carry (Kansas CCHL)

Kansas Concealed Carry

Are you interested in carrying a concealed defensive handgun in the Sunflower State? There are two ways to do so: with and without a license. As you can imagine, there are rules and benefits to each option. Here are a few things you should know about concealed carry in Kansas. Do a little research before attending […]

Fiocchi 9mm – On Sale!

We’ve bought ammo in bulk and are passing on the savings to you.  We have Fiocchi Pistol Shooting Dynamics 9mm Luger – 115GR – 1200 FPS ammo on sale for $8.75 for a box of 50 rounds.  You won’t find a better price online and in-stock, and certainly won’t find it locally unless you come […]

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5 reasons why Wichita is better than Seattle

I’ve lived in the greater Seattle area for close to 45 years.  My main residence is still in Auburn Washington where our headquarters is located.  I travel back and forth to the city of Wichita for business and have purchased a home in Andover, KS to be close by our gun range in Wichita.  Whenever […]

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What it’s like being a Asian in the Gun Business

I’ve always had a passion in firearms, maybe because I’m a dude, or maybe because I enjoy “danger”.  As you can probably imaging, I have a similar interest in other dangerous hobbies, fast cars, fast motorcycles and fast women. (Okay, I only kid about fast women as I’ve been married to the same quiet gal […]

G43 single stack 9mm pistol

The Glock 43 at RAFA

The Glock 43 is a polymer-framed striker-fired pistol chambered in 9x19mm. At the time of its release in 2015 it as part of Glock’s fourth generation line of handguns, and the manufacturer’s first commercial single-stack 9mm handgun. It is very similar to the Glock 42, which is chambered in the .380 cartridge. It is frequently […]

SIG SAUER P365 SAS

The SIG P365 at RAFA

The SIG P365 is a micro-compact pistol that at the time of its release provided greater magazine capacity than any previous handgun in its class. The design won (and continues to win) numerous awards and is an increasingly ubiquitous concealed carry weapon. The P365 and its variants have proven be a very popular choice of […]

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