Washington, D.C. 20549

                             FORM 12b-25

                     NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING

(Check One):[ ] Form 10-K [ ] Form 20-F [ ] Form 11-K[X] Form 10-Q [ ]Form N-SAR

                 For Period Ended: March 31, 2000

                 [   ] Transition Report on Form 10-K
                 [   ] Transition Report on Form 20-F
                 [   ] Transition Report on Form 11-K
                 [   ] Transition Report on Form 10-Q
                 [   ] Transition Report on Form N-SAR

                 For the Transition Period Ended: _________________

If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked
above, identify the item(s) to which the notification relates:


   Saf-T-Hammer Corporation

Full Name of Registrant


Former Name if Applicable

    14500 N. Northeight Suite 221

Address of Principal Executive Officer (Street and Number)

   Scottsdale, Arizona  94087

City, State and Zip Code

PART II - RULES 12B-25(b) AND (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort
of expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule
12b-25(b), the following should be completed.  (Check box if

      | a)   The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part II
      |      of this form could not be eliminated without
      |      unreasonable effort or expense;
      | b)   The subject annual report, semi-annual report,
      |      transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, 11-K, Form
      |      N-SAR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before
[ X ] |      the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due
      |      date; or the subject quarterly report of transition
      |      report on Form 10-Q, or portion thereof will be file on
      |      or before the fifth calendar day following the
      |      prescribed due date; and
      | c)   The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by
      |      Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.


State below in reasonable detail the reasons why the Form 10-K,
11-K, 10-Q, N-SAR, or the transition report or portion thereof,
could not be filed within the prescribed time period.

Data  and other information regarding certain material operations of
the Company as  well  as  its financial statements required for the
filing are not currently available  and  could  not  be  made available
without unreasonable effort and expense.


(1)     Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to
        this notification.

     Mitchell A. Saltz        (480)          949-9700
     ----------------      ----------    -----------------
           (Name)          (Area Code)   (Telephone Number)

(2)     Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or
        15(d)of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the
        Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months (or for
        such shorter)period that the registrant was required to file such
        reports) been filed? If answer is no, identify reports).

                                                        [ X ] Yes  [   ] No

(3)     Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of
        operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal
        year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be
        included in the subject report or portion thereof?

                                                        [   ] Yes  [ X ] No

                        Saf-T-Hammer Corporation
             (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: May 15, 2000                             By: /s/ Mitchell A. Saltz
                                               Mitchell A. Saltz