Want some great gifts for gun owners ideas? Then check out this list of gifts for gun lovers, and gun enthusiasts, especially ones who are newer to owning guns.
In America, about a third or more of the population owns at least one gun, with some polls suggesting that gun ownership is on the rise.
Chances are you know a gun owner, or several, or are one yourself.
It’s exciting when someone purchases their first gun, but also scary if they are not very familiar with using one!
If you want gifts for new gun owners that will help him or her know how to properly use, store, clean, and shoot a gun safely and accurately, this list of Christmas gifts for gun owners is for you!
Whether male or female, this is the perfect new gun owner gift guide. The items on this list will improve their shooting skills, keep their guns working properly, and safe from unwanted hands. They are some of the best gifts for outdoorsy guys.
Gifts for New Gun Owners
Buying a new gun is fairly expensive, so your gun owner friend may not have stocked up on many of the following items yet. This is where you come in!
Shooting Gifts for New Gun Owners
Equip your gun owner with some new shooting skills and better or new equipment to use to practice their shooting abilities with the following gun gift ideas:
Whatever caliber bullets they need, buy them a box or two!
Ammo Crate or Ammo Can
There are so many different targets you can gift gun owners – traditional bullseye targets, silhouette targets, resetting targets, Ferris wheel targets, spinning targets, impact sealing targets, and the clay targets. If they do a lot of clay pigeon target shooting, you could give them a flystring release clay thrower instead of just the basic clay handthrower.
There are some great accessories for gun owners like gun range bags to easily carry and transport items for the shooting range, a concealed carry leather reinforced gun belt, or a rifle scope. If they conceal carry, get them a concealed carry holster (girdle style holsters for the ladies work well).
Concealed Carry Class
If your gun loving friend doesn’t currently have his or her concealed carry license, help them get started getting one by gifting them a concealed carry course. There are always some listed on Groupon if you want to get a good deal on one (and Groupons are easy to gift). Some even include a tactical class in their deal. Otherwise, look up some local places that offer the courses.
Gun Range Membership
Not all gun owners live on property where they can practice shooting at targets. Gift them a membership to a local gun range where they can regularly shoot and improve their aim and shooting knowledge.
Gun Accessory Gifts to Keep Themselves and Their Guns Safe
I recently used our friend’s Sound Amplification Electronic shooting earmuffs and they are super cool! Ear protection is very important when shooting guns, but using those little foam ear plugs are annoying and they don’t do as good of a job as big earmuffs, so this is a great gift!
Depending on the size and type of gun your friend has will depend on the type of gun safe you buy for them, but there are some awesome safes out there that will keep kids safe with guns in their home, and yet allow for fairly quick access for home defense purposes. This biometric pistol safe is a great one or you can up the security with a biometric gun safe that also requires a fingerprint.
Secret Gun Cabinets & Decor
Secret gun cabinets like this slider one or this wall shelf hidden storage one are super fun, and a great way to have multi-use furniture! There’s lot of options out there on these concealment cabinets. There are diversion books, entryway benches, concealment clocks, secret compartment nightstands, tactical picture frames, and padded benches.
Gun owners may not clean their guns like they should! Help them out by gifting them gun bore cleaner and a gun cleaning kit. This Brownells Otis Elite Cleaning Kit has really great reviews and will clean every gun from .17 cliber up to 10 gauge)!
Protect your gun enthusiasts’ eyes with a great pair of shooting glasses.
Unique Gifts for Gun Lovers
Gun and Bullet Related Paraphernalia
Sometimes it’s just fun to gift new gun owners some things that say “Welcome to the Club.” There are some fun, unique gift ideas for gun owners on Etsy. For male gun owners they have cool brass bullet casing cuff links, bullet casing tie tack, gun casing necklaces, and cool gun rings. For female gun owners you’ll find things like bullet earrings, gemstone bullet rings, and gun purse. Etsy sellers also have plenty of other great gun-related products like bullet key chains, gun-related T-shirts, posters, mugs, and more!
There are some great outdoor sporting good stores where a new gun owner can pick up anything they may need (many of the above products) themselves. Gift a new gun owner a gift certificate to Academy Sports, Cabelas, or Dicks Sporting Goods.
I hope you enjoy shopping and gifting these gifts for gun owners! What did you wish someone gave you as a new gun owner?
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