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Original Fort Worth Gun Show This Weekend!

By on December 28, 2016

This weekend we will be at the  The Original Fort Worth Gun Show The Heart & Home Holiday Show Fort Worth’s Biggest and Best! All Roads In Texas Lead To A Premier Gun Show!!!   Two Great Shows This Weekend

Video: Carrying a Gun around Police Officers

By on July 16, 2016

Do you carry a gun every day?  You should.  When you do carry a gun it is your responsibility to keep yourself and others safe from your gun when you carry it.  That includes police officers. Police officers have been

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Video: Types of Gun Banners

By on June 29, 2016

Types of Gun Banners: Lethargic, Projectionist, Controllers If you know what type you are dealing with you can make a better argument. Prepare for the worst… hope for the best, Ben Branam Sparks Firearms

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Gun Control 2016

By on June 21, 2016

So, you might be wondering who the hell I am and why you should care what I think about gun control.  As a card carrying member of the NRA, there will certainly be some on both sides of the issue

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Video Discussion about Terrorism

By on June 17, 2016

Ben talks about Terrorism and things you can do to keep yourself safe.


We Are Still Selling ARs

By on June 16, 2016

Here at Sparks Firearms we are still selling AR Rifles and we have plenty in stock.  Academy Sports and Outdoors appears to have stopped selling rifles and we aren’t sure why.  I went to Academy on I35 yesterday and took

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Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Performance Center

By on June 1, 2016

The new Smith & Wesson Performance Center Shield is a great gun.  It fits all the holsters and magazines from the original model but adds high performance to the gun. The sights are beautiful fiber optic and appear to glow

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Kel-Tec P32: The Original Pocket Gun

By on February 3, 2016

The Kel-Tec P32 is one of the original small pocket guns. The guns are a little rough around the edges, like most Kel-Tec guns. Really it breaks down to the fit and finish could be a little better, the trigger

Merry Christmas

By on December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas from Sparks Firearms. We just wanted to say thanks for being a part of our extended family. Merry Christmas, Steve, Ray, Ben, and the Gang    

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Black Friday Sales at Sparks Firearms

By on November 24, 2015

Black Friday Only Sales: All in stock Ammo 10% Off All in Stock Gerber Products (Knives and Tools) 10% Off All in Stock Springfield XDM Pistols $50 Off! Sales Going on Right now through Black Friday: (while supplies last) HK

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Weekly Knowledge November 13, 2015

By on November 20, 2015

Happy Friday! New and Different Sights Meprolight has a new idea on handgun sights.   I’m not sure, but the video is really funny. I wouldn’t mind trying some. Mass Shooting The shooting on October 2, 2015 sparks new talks about

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Pre-Black Friday Beretta 92 Sale

By on November 13, 2015

Today Sparks Firearms starts another Black Friday Sale. We are selling the Beretta 92G for $499 (retail is $675). We got a bunch in from a distributor and want to get rid of them. They all need a new home,

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The Current Gun Culture

By on November 12, 2015

The American Gun Culture is always changing, but some things remain the same, and will for decades. The Gun Culture has some of the greatest people in the world. They will help you out with anything. At the range they

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Pre Black Friday Sale: Anderson Arms Stripped AR-15 Lower Receivers

By on November 10, 2015

33% Off Sale! Here at Sparks Firearms we are ready for the Holidays. We want to start early because we love Black Friday Sales. Our problem is that most of the time we are working and can’t go out to

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FN Five-seveN Pistol

By on November 4, 2015

Yesterday I got my first opportunity to shoot a Five-seveN pistol (yes that is how FN spells the gun name). A student brought one of the pistols to a Carbine class I taught and he asked me if I wanted

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Weekly Knowledge Dump: October 23

By on October 23, 2015

Legion Pistols We got some of these pistols in and they are the most unique things Sig puts out. They are custom on just about everything. They feel different and have a great trigger. If you haven’t heard about them

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Tactical VS Tacticool: Part 2

By on October 22, 2015

Part 2 Body armor and Plate Carriers                   Hello again, John V. here from Sparks Firearms with the much anticipated (maybe…) part 2 of Tactical VS Tacticool! Alright, this time we are going to cover plate carriers, body armor types,

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Home Grown Terrorism

By on October 21, 2015

Last week I watched in horror as the DOJ Announced the new “Domestic Terrorism Counsel” (link to Fox News announcement here). The new position, and I’m sure to become a department will be looking at “Home Grown Terrorist.” That’s the

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Tactical VS Tacticool Part 1: Self Defense Rifles

By on October 15, 2015

Outfitting and modification of the AR-15 rifle                  We live in a generation of First Person Shooter (FPS) videogames. While I enjoy the occasional chaos of a FPS, I fear that too many

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First Responder Gun Discount Programs

By on October 13, 2015

Lots of Gun Manufactures do a discount program for First Responders (Military, Law Enforcement, Medics, Fire Fighters, and some other miscellaneous groups). Each company has their own list of who is eligible for the discounted guns. Here at Sparks we