Guns That Come to Mind When Thinking Texas
By GDC Staff
A cowboy gun still finds a home on the range (Photo: Don Summers/Guns.com)
To say a set of guns defines Texas is a quagmire, a real schism of a situation. The Lone Star State is diverse both in its residents and its geography, not to mention there are loads of guns to talk about. Texas is the most heavily armed state in the union, making the selection of guns that define it that much more difficult.
All of that said, Guns.com has scoured the history books and listened to popular opinions to gather a list of guns that we think defines a broad range of Texas and its history.
Official Sidearm of the Texas Rangers – SIG P320
The Sig P320 on display during a demonstration. (Photo: Sig/Facebook)
For a Texas lawman, there may be no bigger honor than to be deemed a Texas Ranger. It seemed only fitting that we pay tribute to this elite unit of Texas investigators. With 166 commissioned Rangers, the Texas Ranger Division is a statewide investigative law enforcement agency housed under the Texas Department of Safety. Based in Austin, the Rangers have been responsible for investigating crimes and tracking down fugitives, among other duties. Officially established in 1835, the