About

We are “Denver’s Friendly Arms Dealer!”

Come visit us and enjoy our private showroom atmosphere. At Bighorn Firearms you will be given the time and respect you need and deserve to make an informed buying decision. Our courteous staff will be happy to take the time to answer all of your questions, make suggestions and always keep your best interest in mind. When it comes to firearms there is no such thing as a stupid question and we will always stay true to this mindset. At Bighorn Firearms you can expect that Service is always first! Our customers are very important to us and we hope to build a lasting relationship based on honesty and respect with each and everyone of you. Without you Bighorn Firearms is just a name.

We keep a diverse inventory of popular makes and models on hand. If we don’t have what you are looking for we will find it and have it special ordered for you!

If a new firearm is not what you are looking for today, we also offer a variety of accessories, supplies and services. Our other services include General Firearms Maintenance and Cleaning, Appraisals, Consignment, Transfers(Both Private and Out of State), Group or Private Instruction, Required Training for Colorado Concealed Weapons Permit and Pistol Fundamentals. Check out our Services page or call today for pricing and details.

Bighorn Firearms is located in South East Denver, CO and is locally owned and operated. We look forward to having you in the showroom whether you are actively seeking our services, checking out the inventory and new products or just looking to “shoot the breeze.”

Ryan Resch/Owner

Ryan was born and raised in upstate New York in the lower Hudson River Valley in a small town called Congers. He moved to Denver, Colorado in 2005 to pursue a degree in Photography and Snowboarding(LOL). After graduating from the Art Institute of Colorado Ryan worked odd jobs in the service and construction industry for a couple of years.

In 2012, Ryan took a passion for military history, shooting and  collecting firearms and opened Bighorn Firearms in Denver, Colorado. Bighorn firearms was started in a small office with about a dozen firearms. In the first year most of the business was conducted at local gun shows but now offers a full showroom atmosphere with 150 guns on display.

Ryan is also a husband, happily married for 6 years to his wife Grace and a father to his 2 year old son Ronnie. Ryan’s other interests include skateboarding, pizza, cheeseburgers, good beer, cheap beer, tattoos, gardening and Rock N Roll.

Gordon Heller/Owner

Gordon was born and raised in Congers, New York. Immediately after graduating high school he joined the United States Marine Corps. He served as a 0331 machine gunner for Fox Company 2/25 from 2001 to 2009. In 2003 he served in Iraq for the initial invasion and finished his tour in Nasiriyah. Before finishing his contract with the Marines he also had the privilege of training overseas at Camp Fuji Japan, in Norway for Battle Griffin, and Senegal, Africa training commandos.

In 2008 he was hired by the the Sheriffs Department in Rockland County, New York. While working at the Sheriffs Department in 2013 he partnered with one of his childhood friends Ryan at Bighorn Firearms.

In 2015 Gordon resigned from his position as Deputy Sheriff. He also married the love of his life Katie and moved to the great state of Colorado to work full time at Bighorn. As a part owner Gordon enjoys working in the showroom at Bighorn Firearms and cant wait to help anyone who wants to know more about firearms.

Choose Bighorn Firearms for all your firearms needs!

Call today. (303) 758-9423