AZSA’s connections…

Tommy Guns

Auto-Ordnance is the original manufacturer of the world famous “Tommy Gun” Tommy Gun sales, service parts and accessories. Complete resource for Thompson Submachine gun and Semiautomatic models.

Western Firearms Company is a Class III dealer with an impressive Thompson collection.

The Unofficial Tommy Gun Page is dedicated to General John T. Thompson for his amazing invention, the submachine gun. And to all of us who admire this piece of American history and are fortunate enough to own one.

Tommy Guns Vodka has a Tommy Gun shaped bottle (please drink responsibly)! makes a kit to convert a Ruger 10/22 into a “Tommy Gun” replica.

Palco Sports manufactures a full-auto airsoft Tommy Gun. It is very realistic and fun to shoot!

The Thompson Collectors Association’s (TCA) mission is to encourage legal submachine gun shooting & collecting among citizens of the United States and other countries; improving the membership’s knowledge of safe handling and proper care of firearms; and improved marksmanship.

Gangster Gear

Mernickle Holsters makes fine holsters for cowboy action shooting. They are now building holsters for the Zoot Shooters!

AE Nelson Leather Co manufactures leather hunting, old west replicas, and law enforcement equipment. The Hustler thinks their “Untouchables” holster is perfect for Zoot Shooters on a budget.

Vintage Costumers rents Seattle’s best selection of authentic vintage clothing, uniforms, international attire and accessories from the late 1800s through the 1970s. Their website says, “rental only” but everything has a price… Since 1930, Siegel’s has been making and selling authentic zoot suits and accessories. Since Siegel’s is a major supplier of all types of clothing and accessories to the entertainment industry, including the music, theatre and television / motion picture industry, Siegel’s is able to help you pick out and coordinate just the perfect outfit.

Stacy Adams and men who know style have been a perfect fit for over 100 years. Founded in 1875 in Brockton, Massachusetts by William H Stacy and Henry L Adams, the Stacy Adams Shoe Company has long been a part of American Culture. From the roaring 20s to the post-war boom, to prohibition to the jazz era, Stacy Adams has been there.

Gentleman’s Collection Fine men’s clothing. The Hustler, The Undertaker, Machine Gun Alan and other Colorado Zoot Shooters bought their suits at Gentleman’s Collection.

Klassic Line Vintage Clothing & Costume is a proud member of the Vintage Fashion Guild. You can be sure of great service, accurate descriptions, and correct dating. Shop with confidence.

Smith Optics Elite 1920s-1940s period correct eyewear is not safe for shooting sports! Smith Optics Elite offers the Tactical Lifestyle line giving Smith Protection while bringing Smith Style into the picture.

Proper Barber Shop Got the correct gangster gear? Time for a proper haircut! Card carrying Zoot Shooters get $5 off any service at Proper Barber Shop. If you live in the Denver area or plan to visit, schedule an appointment.

Forums, Networks and Blogs

facebook is the Zoot Shooters social network. Like us!

KahrTalk is a forum dedicated to Kahr/Auto-Ordnance firearms. The Zoot Shooters have a sub-forum there!

CAS City Forum is a place for cowboy action shooters. Zoot Shooters has a sub-forum on CAS City. Guess it’s not just for cowboys anymore…

The Society for the Preservation of the Golden Era is a member based, non-profit, organization that strives to remember the dress, manners, music and lifestyles of the 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s though regular dances, dinners, individual chapter meetings and other events. The AZSA has a chapter on their forum.

The Fedora Lounge discusses the clothing and style of the era. is a discussion board for Colt firearms enthusiasts.

The Fedora Chronicles discusses clothing related to the Zoot Shooters.

Old School Guns is a blog by AZSA member “The Enforcer”. He discusses classic firearms.

Surplus Rifle Forum is dedicated to collecting and shooting military surplus rifles. They are a friendly group and a nice place to visit if you like vintage firearms.

Other Action Shooting Sports (because we ALL need to stick together!)

USPSA: United States Practical Shooting Association’s mission is to promote safe, fair and fun participation in Practical Shooting competition, for members of all ages and skill levels, through effective leadership, education, communication and administration.

IPSC: International Practical Shooting Confederation promotes, improves and advances the sport of IPSC shooting worldwide and to cultivate the safe, recreational use of firearms by persons of good character.

SASS: Single Action Shooting Society is an international organization created to preserve and promote the sport of Cowboy Action Shooting.

IDPA: International Defensive Pistol Association is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters.

GAF: The goal and mission of the Grand Army of the Frontier is to honor the memories and achievements of the late Victorian-era military of all nations between 1858 and 1904, with a particular emphasis on American army on the Western Frontier between 1860 and 1900, though the pursuit and sharing of knowledge, and by actively participating in the hobbies of Cowboy Action Shooting, historical reenacting, living history programs, skirmishing, social events, and other activities while wearing appropriate military attire.

Day Jobs

The Hustler and The Undertaker are not ready to quit their day jobs, yet. If you have a Jeep, truck or SUV contact Jason at High Country Performance 4×4 for parts and accessories. Visit Henning’s Shop for EAA Witness / Tanfoglio, AR15 and 1911 upgrades.

Machine Gun Alan sells and rents Class IIIs and has an extensive selection of “black guns”, parts and accessories. Machine Gun Tours also offers firearms training for civilians, law enforcement and the military. Check out Alan’s website at

Our good friend and photographer, Hugh Tyner would like to make taking pictures his day job. Please visit Tyner Photography.

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