Brownells 75th Anniversary - A Shooting Heritage

Brownells Releases Catalog #56

New edition features more than 2,000 new products, further expanding the world’s largest selection of gunsmithing tools, equipment and firearm accessories

Packed with more than 29,000 items, Brownells new Catalog #56 offers the largest selection of factory gun parts, gunsmithing tools and firearm accessories available anywhere. Plus, an upgraded index makes it easier than ever for customers to quickly find the items they need.

"We’ve added 2,071 new products to Catalog #56," said Frank Brownell, company president. "Each represents the best products we've found in each category, and as always, all are backed by our exclusive 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. No questions asked."

An expanded index in Catalog #56 makes it easier than ever to find exactly the right part. Known to many as the "Wishbook of Gunsmithing," the Brownells catalog achieved its status by providing gunsmiths, dealers and serious gun enthusiasts with more detailed information on the products than was available anywhere else. Catalog #56 continues in that tradition.

"Other product catalogs often contain more marketing copy than technical specifications," Brownell said. "We try to provide useful information and technical specs for every product we carry. Plus, our technical services staff is just a phone call away to provide expert answers to any questions a customer might have."

Catalog #56 gives customers access to the largest selection of factory gun parts available anywhere. New to the line are factory gun parts for DPMS Panther Arms, a leading manufacturer of custom semi-automatic rifles and accessories.

With the addition of DPMS Panther Arms, Brownells offers factory gun parts for firearms from 16 leading manufacturers, including Benelli, Colt, Para-Ordnance, Remington, Ruger, Smith & Wesson and Winchester.

Well known for its extensive line of high-quality gunsmithing tools, Brownells has expanded its selection of these products in Catalog #56. Notable additions to the line include specialized tool kits for cowboy action shooters, and an expanded selection of Magna-Tip screwdrivers.

The company has also added Peace River Arms AR-15/M16 vise blocks and the Lewis Lead Remover to its Brownells-produced line of gunsmithing tools. Brownells distributed both products prior to the acquisitions, and purchased the designs from their original owners. "Many of our customers rely on these long-time, industry-standard products, so we brought them into the Brownells family to make sure they continue to be available in Catalog #56 and beyond," Brownell said.

Shotgunners will find that Catalog #56 features Brownells’ largest selection ever of shotgun sights and choke tubes, in addition to a complete line of shotgun-specific gunsmithing tools and shooting accessories. This extensive selection allows customers to fine tune their shotguns for specific types of shooting. In addition to the printed version of Catalog #56, Brownells has recently given its website ( a complete overhaul. The site’s expanded search capabilities make it easy to quickly find and order the right parts, and advanced encryption technology continues to ensure the security of all transactions made through the Brownells website.

An essential tool for any gunsmith or serious gun enthusiast, Catalog #56 costs just $5 for customers in the U.S., shipping included, and comes with a $5 refund voucher that can be used when placing an order. With the support of the National Rifle Association (NRA), the catalog also includes a special membership offer that gives Brownells customers a $10 savings on their annual NRA membership. Catalog #56 can be ordered by calling Brownells’ toll-free customer service line at 800-741-0015, or by the website.

Brownells is the world’s largest supplier of factory gun parts, gunsmithing tools, equipment and firearms accessories. Since 1939, Brownells has been serving gunsmiths and firearms enthusiasts with the products they need to preserve, protect and accessorize their firearms. Today, Brownells stocks more than 29,000 items, and the company’s catalog, now available in print and online versions, is widely regarded as being the most comprehensive available. For more information, call 800-741-0015, Dept. #PAD.

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