Top Brass Military & Tactical Supplies and Surplus Store

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Will I be charged sales tax on an online order?

All sales made within the state of Texas will be charged 8.25% sales tax. Sales made outside of Texas will not be charged tax. If you are with a tax exempt organization, please contact us at 1-800-357-8330 with your Tax ID number.

2. What happens if an item I ordered is out of stock?

If an item is currently out of stock, we will send you an e-mail as soon as possible with the approximate date the item will be shipped to you. If at that time you wish to cancel your order of that item, please let us know by phone or e-mail. If you do not cancel the order, that item will be shipped when it returns to stock. You will only be charged the original shipping fee for the initial order.

3. What is Top Brass’ return policy?

Follow this link to view our return policy: (Return Policy Link)

4. Does Top Brass ship to APO addresses?

We will absolutely ship to APO addresses.

5. Will Top Brass ship items such as knives, machetes, pepper spray or stun guns?

Top Brass will ship these items; however, it is incumbent upon the purchaser to be familiar with the laws in their area concerning the possession of such items. Top Brass assumes no responsibility for any legal ramifications occurring due to the possession of such items.

6. What should I do if I need to change or cancel my order?

If you decide to cancel or alter your order in any way, please contact us at 1-800-357-8330 during our operating hours, or send us an e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it as soon as possible. We will do our best to make the necessary changes before your order is shipped.

7. Should I worry about the security of my personal information?

Absolutely not.

8. What if I can’t find the item I’m looking for?

If you’re having trouble locating an item, you have a few options. Try entering a keyword into the search box on the homepage. If that doesn’t work, feel free to contact us by phone or by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

9. Does Top Brass have retail stores? Where are they located?

We currently have 4 retail locations all located in Houston, Texas. Click on the Locations link for the addresses and contact numbers.

10. Are there items in your retail stores that aren’t available online?

Sure. Items available on the website only represent some of our best-selling items. There are thousands of items in our retail stores not found on our website. So don’t hesitate to call and inquire. Since we’ve been in business since 1971, we’ve had plenty of time to accumulate tons of interesting and hard-to-find merchandise.



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