Serving Montana since 2008

"There are no dangerous weapons. There are only dangerous men."
- Robert A. Heinlein


Empire Arms & Ammo - guns, ammo & gunsmithing, Manhattan, MT

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The Montana Shooting Sports Association (MSSA) promotes and defends the rights of Montana gun owners.

Upcoming Courses

If you would like to be on our standby list for any class, please fill out this form and we will contact you when that class becomes available.




"Thank you for making a nervous girl feel comfortable and welcome. I also loved that the course was laid back but still to the point."


"Everyone was so great and friendly. I felt great about my first time shooting."


"You all are very knowledgeable. Covering the laws was extremely beneficial and I also appreciated that you took time to answer our questions."


"This is my 2nd time taking the basic pistol class. Thank you for letting me take this class as many times as I want for free. Very informative. Very fun day."

"This staff was great - personable, knowledgeable, helpful and fun to listen to. They made what could have been a long and boring day into an entertaining and educational day."