Behind the Name: Guns Named After Animals | USCCA

April 11 is National Pet Day. Most people have a dog, cat, fish or some other animal as a pet. Humans are fascinated with animals. We all can remember what our favorite animal was growing up —from lions to sharks to snakes. So it’s not surprising we name sports teams, cars and guns after creatures. But there is more to choosing a name for a team or product than simply a fondness for animals.

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Beretta 84FS Cheetah - the fastest animal in the world, capable of accelerating up to 112 km/h (70 mph) on short distances of 100 m (330 ft).

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Technically, every Colt.

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Though not firearms specific, I would not be nearly as well-served in my firearms-related activities had I not put a Rhino Lining in the bed of my pickup.

My Mustang II certainly fits!

I have a Dan Wesson Razorback 10MM and living in Arkansas why not?


Honey Badger! Because they just don’t give a S***

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