OUR SCHEDULE FOR CARRY CLASSES IS NOW POSTED ON THIS SITE. SIMPLY CLICK ON "CLASSES" ON THE LEFT THEN CLICK ON "CLASS DATES". KEEP IN MIND THAT WE ONLY REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 3 PEOPLE TO SET A NEW DATE. WE DO CLASSES DURING THE WEEK, DAYS OR EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS - YOU SET THE START TIME (PLAN ON A 4 1/2 TO 5 HOUR CLASS). THANKS
For people who believe in our COUNTRY regardless of the usual political BS, maybe one of these bumper stickers might tell people where you "STAND"! Right now we are only selling them at the store for a buck each.
For you PATRIOTIC AMERICANS who believe in thanking and recognizing the contributions that those in our Armed Forces have made throughout the history of our country, we proudly recommend that you consider donating to the new VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK which will be located at Broadway and 8th in Alexandria. The Veterans Memorial Park Committee and ALL local Veteran's Service Organizations appreciate your support for this 'GIFT OF HONOR"to all those who have served with HONOR! All donations are considered Tax Exempt under 501(c)(3). Please feel free to pick up a brochure at our store. Thanks!
DEFINITION OF A "VETERAN"
A Veteran - whether active duty, retired, National Guard or Reserve - is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to the "United States of America" for an amount of "up to and including my life"!
THAT IS HONOR, AND THERE ARE WAY ..... TOO MANY PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY WHO NO LONGER UNDERSTAND IT!
UPDATE FOR FEBRUARY 12, 2018!
Please check out some used guns on our Carry Depot Sales section! They are a tremendous value as compared to what you would pay for a an almost identical item. Better yet, since they are used, you can shoot them for a small nominal fee for cleaning and ammo ($10).
Carry Classes are filling quickly. Don't forget that you can renew your permit with your Sheriff up to 90 days BEFORE the expiration date! Also our training permit is good for a full year so why wait until the fun summer months when you can do it now and shoot in our indoor heated range!
What's new as of January 3, 2018
Sales are HOT and carry classes are filling up quickly! Here is an issue that I was just made aware of by several customers. It is quite common for customers to comment "I was going to come and see you on Saturday but I though you might have a class going"! They are right in that Saturdays are the most requested day for me to offer classes. Two things to mention:
1. If I'm not on the sales floor, my wife Pam will be.
2. Even if I have a class, most classes are finished by 3pm.
That being said, it never hurts to call or email to verify our schedules.
LOTS OF SPECIALS AND SALES GOING ON RIGHT NOW!
As an example, the Beretta 92FS (the nicer Italian version) was on sale for $549.99 -regularly $609.99. We are down to our last two (I can't order more)! First Come, First Serve.
Also LCPI at $199.99 and LCP II at $279.99. The LCP with the Viridian laser has been our best seller at $279.99.
Another fantastic deal is the Beretta Pico. This is a late comer in the "pocket 380" category with a lot of nice features. Comes with TWO maagazines with one having the longest extension I've seen on a pocket 380. Makes the grip much more comfortable and (in my opinion) much more user friendly in the felt recoil area. Also comes with second mag and a case. It has usable 3 dot sights versus the bump and groove design. The takedown of the firearm is unbelievably easy. The best is for last. The sales price on the gun is $229.99 (regularly $279.99)
We also have a limited supply of the new 20ga SHOCKWAVE SELF-DEFENSE SHOTGUN. These guns are awesome and a BLAST TO SHOOT (I have a demo available).
Come out soon, bring money (no credit cards) and I will put a smile on your face!
What's new as of November 6, 2017
After a relatively slow summer, September and especially October gave us record sales! THANKS!
Pricing and availability continue to improve over most areas, especially ammo and firearms. There are quite of few consumer rebates available also.
Also, we have started to have a monthly "open enrollment" carry class at our Brandon facility. This class will hopefully facilitate the scheduling of individuals whom do not meet the minimum group size of three.
To see the class schedule, click on classes then class dates.
Wow - how time flies! August 7th, 2017
Been a very busy summer but not it the way one would think. Classes have been average but sales have been slow throughout the industry. The most common reason offered seems to be that, at this time last year most people assumed Hillary would be our new Commander in Chief. As a result people tended to "stock up" thinking "I better do it now in case it is not an option under a new President!"
SO, it order to spur a few extra sales, we are having a store-wide sale. The discounts will vary individually on what item you are interested in. As an example, we have the Ruger LCP's as low as $199.99. We also have a few used guns including the popular Smith & Wesson model 64 revolver starting at $399.99. These guns are georgeous!
We also have a good supply of 22lr ammo. Any 40SW ammo is being sold at our cost!
Please stop in get the best selection before the fall hunting season gets going. Sales may be limited to existing inventory.
SEE YOU SOON!
TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS
Due to other obligations, our hours spent in the shop may vary considerably. I believe that we will average at least 40 hours a week in the shop BUT we will, on occasion, be away from the shop for as much as a week or more. As such, please take notice of the following suggestions:
1. Please call 320 524-2341 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before coming out, to see if we are going to be in the shop.
2. If you are having a firearm being transferred into us, again verify with us that we are going to be here to accept the firearm. Generally speaking, the delivery services (UPS, FEDEX, USPS) will attempt delivery on 3 consecutive business days. If they cannot deliver within that three day window, the will send the firearm back to the shipper. Pioneer Industries WILL NOT be responsible for any re-shipping costs.
WE HAVE AMMO!!
Ammunition inventory continues to improve and we now have a larger quantity of 22lr !-
We also have 380, 9mm, 40sw, and 45acp ammo !
Due to increased training obligations (carry permit, beginning handgun, advanced handgun, etc), the Carry Depot Store will only be open Wednesday thru Saturday, 9AM-5PM. We still might be available on the other days by appointment or by chance so always best to give us a call.
As many of you are already aware, we also offer Carry Permit training at the Osakis General Store. Please contact the General Store (320 859-5159) for dates, fees, etc.
Carry classes and Beginning Handgun classes are still booking
fast. The large increase in women getting training is amazing!
Remember, we only need 4 people to schedule a carry class (if
you have four, all new permittees get a $10 discount ($70
instead of $80) - all renewals are only $70)!
If you don't have your own group, call or email and we will put
you on a notification list of classes coming up.
Classroom and Store
Since 2003, Pioneer Industries has been providing handgun training to the public. Our training is offered for recreational purposes as well as for self-defense reasons. In addition to providing the mandatory training in order to apply for a Minnesota Carry Permit, we can also provide the training/certification/documents in order to apply for a Florida carry permit. The adding of just one non-resident permit can give one the right to carry in many additional states.
In addition to our firearms training, we offer our popular non-firearm self-defense training for women. Please check the information for this class in the "Classes" section of this site.
In offering our training programs, it has become common for our students to ask us to provide suggestions as to what equipment and accessories to use. Since many of these suggestions involve firearms and where to acquire them, we decided to acquire our Federal Firearms License (FFL) in 2005. After acquiring our FFL, we established "The Carry Depot" store from which we sell firearms and accessory items. These accessory items include holsters, handgun safes, sights, ammunition, storage cases, cleaning supplies and miscellaneous items. In order to provide you with the best possible pricing, WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. Thanks for your understanding.
In our efforts to make Pioneer Industries, The Carry Depot store and this site a success, we encourage all viewers to make constructive suggestions as to how we can better serve you. Thanks!
Pioneer Industries 320 524-2341 email@example.com "The Carry Depot" 16533 Pioneer Park Road Brandon, Mn. 56315