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500 Mall Road
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Barboursville, WV 25504

304-736-1717

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Bare Arms Trading Company

Bare Arms Trading Company is your online and in-store one-stop-shop for all of your favorite apparel, tactical gear, stickers, and decals. Getting geared up has never been easier than it is today! We can be found in 8 locations in KY, TN, WV, and SC.

 

Ownership

Bare Arms was founded in 2016 by William “Billy” Bare, a retired Ashland Police Department officer and Desert Storm Air Force veteran. Billy uses his vast experience in the military and police fields to inform how he operates his business, applying his expert marksmanship and situational knowledge to classes offered at Bare Arms. Billy also knows what makes shooters safe and comfortable, and uses that to give range visitors the best experience possible.

 

Billy’s qualifications are top-drawer. He is an expert marksman with an M-16 and 9mm, is certified as a Pops police officer, police firearms instructor and range master, and is a Kentucky CCDW Trainer and National Rifle Association instructor. He has served as an M-60 gunner, worked with the USAF Security Police and has 22 years of service with the Ashland Police Department. He is certified by the Department of Criminal Justice in Richmond, Ky., and is a Smith & Wesson and Glock instructor. Billy is classified an expert in firearms and ballistics by the Federal Court of Columbia, S.C.

 

 

 

 

Vice President

Mike Crawford is also a retired Ashland Police Department Lieutenant and Desert Storm Air Force veteran, where he served as a military working dog handler.

Mike has a vast array of combat shooting and teaching expertise honed over 20 years serving on tactical and SWAT teams throughout his career.

 

He held positions from entry team and sniper/observer to serving 8 years as team commander. Mike also served as a police firearms instructor and Response to Active Shooter instructor for 17 years and graduated in 2013 from the FBI National Academy.

 

Mike’s qualifications include advance level police firearms instructor, Glock and S&W M&P armorer, Glock pistol instructor, H&K Precision Rifle Instructor, KY CCDW instructor, KY Hunters Education instructor and many more. Mike is a top-notch trainer, having many years of experience, most recently attending the National Tactical Officers Association “Excellence in Training” program.

Locations

Kentucky

 

Bare Arms Indoor Range

3502 Winchester Ave Ashland KY 41101

606-393-1046

 

Bare Arms Trading Co. Ashland *Pickup location

500 Winchester Ave. Ste 660 Ashland, KY 41101

606-393-5638

West Virginia

 

Bare Arms Trading Co. Huntington *Pickup location

500 Mall Rd

STE 310, Barboursville, WV 25504

304-736-1717

 

Bare Arms Indoor Range

2134 5th St Rd Huntington, WV 25701

681-204-5555

 

Tennessee

 

Bare Arms Trading Co. Sevierville

1645 Parkway Suite 720 Sevierville, TN 37862

(865) 446-2017

 

Bladez Knife Store
2655 Teaster Ln STE 217 Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-365-1950

Alabama

Bare Arms Trading Co. Foley
2601 S McKenzie St   STE 182 Foley, AL 36535
251-955-2273

Texas

Bare Arms Trading Co. Fort Worth
15853 North Fwy Unit 1165, Fort Worth, TX 76177-3316
682-502-4248