A reader writes …

The photo of the Nichols Guns & Pharmacy store that TFB posted on
Facebook reminded me of a crazy gun store that I came across a couple
of years ago!

In the Spring of 2011, a friend (a fellow TFB reader) and I were
driving south through Texas heading to a bachelor party weekend on the
coast. While passing through Schulenburg, TX, a sign for DOUBLE SHOT:
Liquor and Guns DRIVE THRU caught my attention, and we just had to
pull in and check it out!

Unfortunately, this creative business concept apparently hadn’t worked
out, and the business was already closed. I took the opportunity to
snap several cell-phone pics of the place, and had all but forgotten
about them until I saw the Guns & Drugs sign on Facebook today. A
couple of the better pictures are attached.

I figured the guys at TFB would get a kick out of this business too,

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Thanks to Michael for the photos and for the laughs.

Steve Johnson

Founder and Dictator-In-Chief of TFB. A passionate gun owner, a shooting enthusiast and totally tacti-uncool. Favorite first date location: any gun range. Steve can be contacted here.


  • Aahs

    I recall a similar store around San Diego Ca area… a Gun store and Liquor store. Technically it was two stores but they were back to back owned by the same guy and you could walk through one and into the next. It closed too 🙁

    • Eric S

      That’s what I want to do when I retire, with the addition of a gentleman’s club. One stop shopping.

    • Chapelo

      Hiram’s Guns and Spirits in El Cajon? They are still there.

  • Thats a great one alright.

  • Kendal Black

    On Colorado’s Highway 24, uphill from the Springs, downhill from Highland Park, there is (or was) a combination gas station and liquor store. Don’t drink and drive? Well, don’t do them at the same time, please.

    • gunslinger

      not yet a Guns & Weed store in colorodo?

  • hkryan

    Why stop at guns and booze? :-

    • avconsumer2

      Hookers are still illegal in Texas.

      • 101nomad

        Depends on when the conventions come in.

  • Lance

    Enough to make antigun fascist crap there pants!!!

    • ColaBox

      Maybe that’s a good thing. If they shit their pants then they’ll have to go home and clean it up. Peace and quiet.

  • Vhyrus

    That’s what ATF SHOULD stand for!

    • gunslinger

      needs to add the cigs/cigars to their product list first.

  • Blake

    Anyone surprised by this has never driven through rural Maryland. There are drive-thru liquor + something dives everywhere…

  • guest

    Yeah! ‘Mericuh!

  • Mystick

    “Uncle Bob’s Last Stop Gas Stop and Gunnery Shop”…

  • Charlie J

    Saw that place. Did a double take and then almost ran off the road!

  • Damn it feels good to be a Texan sometimes.

    • Mr. Fahrenheit

      Sometimes? Always.

      • Only sometimes. I have to travel to Houston too much 🙁

  • James

    I always stopped at the Kountry Bakery in the left at the picture on my drives home to/from college. Wish I would have stopped in to see it before it closed. There was a better gun store in College Station so I never had the need to stop there.

  • IXLR8

    Just about everyone on our street has ammo, wine and cigars UPS delivered. I figure that is red flag for the BATFE.
    There was a range with an Ice House (beer drinking establishmnet with big roll up garage doors) across Beltway 8 from the horse track in Houston. I often how many times “hold my beer and watch this…” were uttered in there….
    I heard it was a pretty good place in it’s time in the 90’s.

  • 1leggeddog

    Because why not pick up a crate of 7.63×39 while going for a 6 pack of beer?

  • LetsTryLibertyAgain

    The Red State Update podcast is often sponsored by Gun Sonic, a joke sponsor. It’s an old Sonic drive in restaurant that went out of business and is now a drive in gun store. They skate out, take your order, and come back out with your guns and ammo.

  • BR549

    Hussey’s General Store in Windsor, Maine