Gunboards.com is a forum website allowing firearms collectors and enthusiasts to discuss issues relating to their hobby. According to the website, it is one of the oldest and best gun forums on the Internet, having run since 1995.
Gunboards.com offers a large range of forums and threads for gun collectors and enthusiasts.
Some of the forums featured focus on sales of collectible firearms. For example, one forum has special listings by the website sponsors, another is a purely ‘classifieds’ forum allowing members to post ‘wanted to sell’ or ‘wanted to trade’ advertisements.
The boards include a ‘want to buy’ forum where collectors can list items they require, and a forum for non-firearm and general militaria sales. Two forums are dedicated to feedback on particular traders and transactions – both positive and negative.
Another popular forum lists upcoming gun shows and events across the USA which collectors may be interested in attending. Closely related is a forum allowing members to arrange ‘meet ups’.
The boards include a large number of non-commercial forums, primarily devoted to the discussion of firearms. The ‘First Shot’ forum allows members to review guns, books, films and other gun-related items. There is also a ‘Remembrance Board’ for members to post about deceased relatives.
One of the most popular and long-running boards is dedicated to the Mosin Nagant rifle. It is described by the website as the “original” forum about the rifle and is “world renowned as the benchmark on the subject”. It also includes discussion about Finnish and Soviet weapons.
Other specific forums focus on Mauser rifles, German militaria, Gewehr semi-automatic rifles, sniper rifles, AK firearms, Italian, French and Czech guns, the highly collectible Martini Henry rifles, machine guns, handguns, and many, many more.
A separate set of boards hosted by Gunboards.com focuses solely on German Luger pistols, overseen by noted author Jan C. Still.