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Firearms

we offer a wide selection of firearms and accessories

Training

we have a variety of classes from beginner to advanced, group and private instruction

Range

with 63 total lanes
across multiple ranges
we’re the place to be
Ruger 9mm American Safety Bulletin

Ruger has found that 9mm American pistols with a silver barrel may exhibit premature signs of wear. If you have a 9mm Ruger American, the issue can be easily identified and returned to Ruger for a free retrofit upgrade.

For more information, see more on our News & Recalls page here: https://www.gatguns.com/gun-news/

For complete information and a video on identifying the issue, see Ruger’s bulletin here: https://ruger.com/dataProcess/APRetrofit/index.php

WELCOME TO GAT GUNS

Welcome to GAT Guns, your complete Firearms Super Store and Shooting Center. Whether it’s our 63 shooting lanes, our 2000+ guns on display, or our multitude of training classes and services, GAT Guns is the one-stop-shop for all firearm related needs! Our professional staff is waiting to assist you in selecting the best firearm for your needs, and our instructors have classes scheduled on a variety of topics and techniques. Our many services include gunsmithing, cerakoting, FOID/CCL applications, electronic fingerprinting, FFL transfers and more!

Illinois CCL Renewal

Registration is now open!

Illinois Concealed Carry Renewal classes start on September 1st.

FOID Card Applications

GAT GUNS does FOID Card Applications – $25.00


RENEWALS MUST BE DONE WITHIN 60 DAYS OF THE EXPIRATION DATE ON YOUR FOID.
RENEWALS WILL NOT PROCESS ANY EARLIER.

FOID applications are electronic. We have two computers set up to do applications, including taking the ID photo.  Our staff is ready to assist you in doing your application.

Please Note:  A State Issued Driver’s License or ID that is up to date with your current address is required to complete the application.

We can also assist with updating addresses on the FOID or Concealed Carry cards.

GAT GUNS is a Live Scan Fingerprint Vendor

We do fingerprinting for the Illinois Concealed Carry License and other needs.

We have certified technicians available during most store hours.

Appointments are not necessary, but call before coming in to make sure a technician is available.

ATTN Instructors:

We will do fingerprinting and IL CCL applications for your students up to 6:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

This Week’s Events

Events for week of October 14, 2018

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Sun 14th

8 Lane Pistol Range 1 Hour

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mon 15th
Tue 16th

Youth Handgun Safety

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed 17th

Handgun: Phase II

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 18th

Next Step Youth Class

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 19th
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Sat 20th

Illinois Concealed Carry 1

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Introduction to Action Pistol Competition

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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GAT GUNS Quick News:


Starting January 1, 2019

A new state law will take effect requiring a 72 hour waiting period before picking up any handgun or long gun.


Concealed Carry Renewal

Registration is now open for the Concealed Carry Re-certification Course.

See the Training Page for more info or our Calendar for class dates and registration.



  1. Store Hours:
  2. Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  3. Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  4. Sunday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Note: The Ranges Close 1/2 Hour Before The Store Closes

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Holiday Hours:

  • New Years Eve - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • New Years Day - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Easter - CLOSED
  • Memorial Day - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 4th of July - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Labor Day - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thanksgiving - CLOSED
  • Christmas Eve - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Christmas Day - CLOSED

GAT Guns accepts Credit Cards. We offer a cash discount on firearms.