Founded in 1954 by Richard J.
Buckwald in Daytona Beach, Florida, the business has remained under
the same family management for almost half a century. Our founders
nickname was Buck and prior to opening the retail store, his
hobby was collecting firearms. His gun rack was full of his
collection and he used his personal firearms to stock the store in
the beginning, thus the name, Bucks Gun Rack.
Bucks Gun Rack was exclusively a firearms and ammunition retail
store catering to the collector and hunting enthusiast but over the
years additional merchandise lines have been added. Of course Bucks
sells firearms, with over 1,500 in stock at any one time including
Smith & Wesson, Colt, Ruger, Glock, Sig Sauer, Browning, Benelli,
H&K, Walther, Remington, Savage and Weatherby Mossberg. We also
now carry the areas largest selection of PSE and Mathews Bows
and Archery Accessories and have two bowsmiths on staff.
We maintain a full time professional
staff of four salesmen at any one time on the showroom floor.
concerns about theft and firearm safety have taken to the public
forefront, Buck's is the area's largest dealer for Champion Gun Safes and Security Vaults with a separate showroom located in an
adjacent building at the same location. Buck's offers free delivery (within 60 mile radius) and guarantees lowest prices.
Bucks is well known as the
place with the areas largest knife selection, with literally
hundreds of models to choose from, including Buck, Gerber, Benchmade,
Spyderco, and various other well known brands. From tiny pocket
knives to awesome survival and hunting knives, there is no better
And speaking of collections, Bucks
Gun Rack has its walls covered with foreign money and police patches
from all over the world that represent the home countries of our
many customers and visitors.
have been exporting firearms, police equipment, and accessories all
over the world and we maintain a separate office for quantity
exports to most countries. We regret that we are unable to export
firearms and ammo to individuals but corporate accounts are
welcomed. Firearm accessories and police equipment may be exported
to private individuals.
During the past 45 years the store
has remained in the same location while more than quadrupling its
square footage. The name of the street has been changed from its
original name of Volusia Avenue to its new name of West
International Speedway Boulevard with the State of Florida
designation as US Hwy 92. The store is located just 3 miles east of
the world famous Daytona International Speedway, home of NASCAR and
the Daytona 500 Race.
Our home location in Daytona
Beach, Florida is famous for its beaches on which you can actually
drive your car, not to mention the many internationally recognized
festivals held in our city every year, such as Race Weeks in
February, Bike Week in March, Spring Break for collegians in April,
the FireCracker 400 Race in July and Biketoberfest in October, every
year. The city is located just 45 minutes north of Cape Canaveral
where the Space Shuttle is launched and the rockets are visible on
launch dates from our store! We are just an hour away from Walt
Disney World and Universal Studios.