Arms Collecting is an activity for persons interested in the collection, research, study, and preservation of arms, armor, accessories, and accouterments; to establish and promote standards and ethics in research and dissemination of information pertaining to the history of arms and armor; and to promote and further the preparation, publication, and distribution of scholarly literature pertaining to the development and history of arms and armor.

This is a community focused on promoting friendship for those interested in the collection of arms, armor, and their accessories as well as opposing legislation injurious to the possession and collection of arms, armor, and accessories by responsible collectors.