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Old 09-15-2011, 01:48 AM   #21
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From NRA's firearm fact card 2011...

Privately owned firearms in the U.S.: Approaching 300 million, including nearly 100 million handguns. The number of firearms rises over 4 million annually.

Gun owners in the U.S.: 70-80 million; 40-45 million own handguns

American households that have firearms: 40-45%

Hunting licenses sold annually: 14.5 million
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70% of the small arms used by U.S. Forces around the globe bear the FN name...according to FN's website. They manufacture M16s for the military and a variety of other small arms.
Browning saved FN from failing in the late 1800s....just another great Browning fact.


ALSO! one of Brownings first FN made semi auto handgun, the Browning 1910, was used to assassinate Archduke Ferdinand of Austria.

In the Belgian dialect of French... Browning is a word for "Pistol" or "Handgun"
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