Basic Shield now offers hundreds of firearms owner’s manuals and armorer’s guides for weapons of all calibers and types. Access to the online collection of gun manuals, and the ability to download them, is free of charge.
Houston, TX -(AmmoLand.com)- It is commonly said that knowledge is power, and we firmly believe that anyone who owns a firearm should also know how to safely and properly store, use and maintain that weapon.
That’s why the folks over at Basic Shield are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new section of their website devoted completely to the curation and presentation of a vast (and growing) collection of firearms owner’s manuals. The free collection of gun manuals is useful for identifying parts, specifications and details about scores of both modern and antique weapons.
As of this publication, there are more than 1,800+ gun manuals available for free on the website, with at least two thousand more currently pending upload to the searchable database.
The site also gives users the ability to search the entire repository by model name, manufacturer, weapon type or caliber, as well as country of origin.
The majority of the gun manuals currently available are for popular firearms manufactured in Western Europe and the United States. However, the website also hosts a variety of owner’s manuals for weapons made in Poland, Russia and China, The growing repository boasts a wide-variety of owner’s manuals and armorer’s guides which encompasses practically all types of firearms from common, modern sporting and defense weapons, to antique and collector’s firearms. There are even some very obscure and uncommon gems available on the site, such as the Leichte Panzerfaust and the Boys Anti-Tank Rifle, among others.
The benefit of the free gun manuals website is obvious for both current and prospective gun owners alike. It is an easily-accessible, quick reference tool, that can help empower gun owners with more accurate and detailed information about the firearms they own. Many of the gun manuals are also available in different languages.
Although the layout may not look very fancy, the responsiveness of the search results is remarkable. Moreover, access to a pdf version of each gun manual is available for download, free of charge (and free of annoying advertisements).
The website also offers a free newsletter which announces both updates and new additions to the library of free gun manuals. Future plans for the site include adding cover images to the manuals, as well as a “submit a manual” feature.
As one can imagine, the act of compiling, uploading and maintaining the online collection of gun manuals has taken quite an enormous amount of time and effort. However, the small team of enthusiasts behind the project describe it as a “labor of love.”
About Basic Shield:
Basic Shield is a 100% Veteran owned and operated small business. Their mission is to encourage responsible gun ownership and appreciation of firearms through education and technology. The gun manuals collection is an ongoing work in progress. Community support and involvement is both highly encouraged and greatly appreciated.
For more information, visit: www.basicshield.com.