Bob’s Gun Shop has been serving Norfolk and the Southeastern Virginia area since 1945. Offering attentive service, unequaled selection, and great deals on the most popular products available to the shooting, hunting and target community. Our six-position, 11-yard climate-controlled shooting range offers a convenient practice location for handguns, .22 rifles, and airguns.
Our firearm selection is geared to the Hampton Roads area. With over 600 different guns on display and hundreds more in stock, you can select the gun you want by comparing them to each other. We also buy, sell, and trade. We have a consignment service to help you sell any size firearm collection. We can also assist you in appraisals of your collection. We carry most major brands of firearms, whether shotgun, rifle, handgun. Manufacturers such as Benelli, Glock, SigArms, Smith & Wesson, Beretta, Ruger, Remington, Browning, H&K, Bushmaster, DPMS, Armalite, Taurus, Heritage and many more.
Bob’s Gun Shop also houses one of the largest selection of knives in Virginia. With brands such as Kershaw, Spyderco, Zero Tolerance, Benchmade, Cold Steel, SigArms, Ka-Bar, and many more.
Bob’s Concealed Carry classes are offered at the store 4-6 times a month. Meeting Virginia’s courts’ requirements for training, our classes are one-evening, fast-paced, and informative. Be sure to check out the dates and times by clicking in the concealed carry classes tab under our menu on the main page.
GUNS AND KNIVES
Bob’s Gun Shop also carries an extensive selection of home security safes. Whether you are in need of a single-handgun safe, or a full size model, Bob’s stocks over 100 safes for you to make the right selection of size and color. Currently we are offering Cannon, Sentry, Heritage and Gun-Vault.
Bob’s gunsmithing department can service almost any type of firearm. We also have refinishing capability to restore firearms and make them usable once again. An ultrasonic cleaning can be performed in 24-hours or less in most circumstances. Bob’s also stores firearms, for a nominal monthly fee, your firearm will be secured in our fire-proof, climate-controlled vault.
Bob’s ammuntion showroom houses a selection of ammunition that is unrivaled on the east coast. With product lines from Winchester, Federal, CCI, Speer, Sellier-Bellot, Nobel, Magtech, and many more. We offer an enormous quantity to choose from at extremely competitive prices.
We ask that you stop by our store; we would be happy to assist you in any of your firearms needs.
New England’s Largest Safe Resource
We are New England’s largest safe resource. Whether you need to secure documents or metals, safely store your firearms, or have a malfunctioning lock on a safe that you bought somewhere else, give us a call. Safes and vaults are our business, and our expert advice can save you money and keep you from paying too much money lesser safes that may be little more than metal cabinets. We carry the highest quality and best value safes on today’s market. By carrying brands like Browning, Champion, Eastern Security Safe Co, Fort Knox, Superior, Summit, Vaultek, and other hand-picked manufacturers, we offer security that will hold up to burglary, fire, and disaster. Time and time again, the brands we carry prove themselves where others fall apart.
*AS OF 1/2/22 DUE TO THE RISING COST OF STEEL PLEASE CALL STORE FOR UPDATED PRICING*
Sampson Consulting, LLC focuses on teaching strategies for Personal Protection & Safety for the entire family, your community group, as well as in the workplace. Sampson Consulting, LLC is the preeminent Firearms and Instructor Training Company in Hampton Roads Area of Virginia and conveniently located in Chesapeake, VA
From beginner to competition we customize your training syllabus to meet your objectives. We specialize in offering comprehensive safety classes covering concealed carry, home security, legal aspects, first aid, and more. Our safety and security classes are designed to help you improve personal safety strategies and will provide your family with valuable tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and to avoid becoming a victim.
Our comprehensive Instructor Development classes train experienced shooters how to teach firearm safety and shooting skills to others, using the NRA instructional methodologies and training materials. You can become certified as an NRA Instructor, authorized to teach NRA Courses.
Our ambition as a veteran, family owned, small business is to support the men and women who serve our country by providing them with reliable and top of line products. Strohman Enterprises’ founder, Joe Strohman (retired USMC LtCol, 24 years), is currently a Lieutenant. Strohman is a man who spent his life to serving his country and community. Throughout his years on and off duty he has used the products we offer in his everyday life.
Strohman Enterprise embodies a team of personable, hard working, and knowledgeable employees. Our company focuses on what is most important; giving back to those who give. We do this by developing strong customer relationships as well as ensuring dependable service and product knowledge. We devote the time and energy it takes to answer any questions and help guide our customers to find and procure a product that best suits their needs. Our mission is to distribute quality products to LE, Military, First responders, and organizations that offer assistance to those who dedicate their lives to others.
1866 - W.S. JENKS & SON was founded by Winfield S. Jenks at 723 7th St., NW selling hardware, horseshoes, pot belly, coal and woodburning stoves.
1956 - W.S. JENKS & SON opened it's Industrial and Government departments, selling to the young electronics industry and government agencies in the Washington, DC area.
1964 - W.S. JENKS & SON because of continuing growth, moves from 723 7th Street to 738 7th Street. Retail and Industrial sales were consolidated on all five floors.
1969 - W.S. JENKS & SON established it's third department, the Export Department, selling overseas to the Middle and Far East.
1974 - W.S. JENKS & SON moves it's Industrial, Government and Export department to a 20,000 square foot building at 2024 West Virginia Ave., NE, while maintaining the retail sales at 738 7th St., NW. At this time W.S. JENKS & SON became affiliated with General Abzar Company,LTD to better serve our overseas customers.
1986 - W.S. JENKS & SON moves to a 45,000 square foot building at 1933 Montana Ave., NE, consolidating Retail, Industrial, Export and Government departments in the same location. Our new retail showroom has over 10,000 square feet of merchandise and machinery on display.
1998 - W.S.JENKS & SON new on line catalog and Web site is now on the Internet making electronic commerce available at WS JENKS. This year 2000 product from Jenks means you can place orders, check pricing and availability of products, and tracking your order from the convenience of your own computer. Our order lines are with a secured server so you can be sure that the information you provide is confidential.
2003 - W.S.JENKS & SON moves to its new location for the new millennium. Our new 7,500 sq.ft. showroom provides the ideal place to not only see the tools you purchase but will give you the opportunity to see them run.
2014 - W.S. JENKS & SON moves to a new 20,000 sf location with a new emphisis on the local hardware experience. In addition to our government and commerical sales, our new retail showroom is a unique shopping experience. Visit us and see why we are not just another hardware store.
After 151 Years WS JENKS & SON has earned the reputation as “Washington's Oldest Hardware Store” and is the finest in Industrial, Woodworking, Contractor and Electronic Assembly Tool sales. Whether the order was placed by Mr. Morse's telegraph or Mr. Bell's telephone or today's E-mail, we look forward to continued growth in the future, while giving our customers prompt, personal service and attention.