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Old August 24, 2013, 06:27 AM   #1
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Any ideas? Please help

I sent my Glock 9mm to David Bowie http://www.bowietacticalconcepts.com/ to have some work done on it. I talked with him prior to sending it, but I haven't been able to get in contact with him since he has received my pistol.

Does anybody know David, and what's going on with him? I'm sure there is a logical reason since he obviously runs a reputable business?

I'm just a little concerned because he has my gun and I can't contact him via phone or email!

Thank you.

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Old August 24, 2013, 08:39 AM   #2
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Maybe he's like an old mechanic friend.
He used to answer phone calls with:
"Your car will be ready when it's ready. And the more you call about it, the more I'm interrupted and the longer it takes".
Now he doesn't even answer the phone or look at emails during working hours.
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Old August 24, 2013, 10:45 AM   #3
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The problem is that I have a few things I need to talk to him about, plus he doesn't have a way to charge me.
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Old August 24, 2013, 12:37 PM   #4
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SWAT, contact....

Keep in mind that Bowie is also a sworn LE officer & SWAT unit supervisor.
In the future, I'd suggest briefing the contractor or gunsmith before you spend any $$$ or make any plans.
Pistolsmiths, even well known shops may take extended periods. I saw a new TV series, Begg Knives which said custom blades may take years due to demand.

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Old August 24, 2013, 02:40 PM   #5
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The problem is that I have a few things I need to talk to him about, plus he doesn't have a way to charge me.
Send him a letter, outline the issues, and ask him to call you or e-mail you.

I understand the USPS is still operating, and would appreciate your business.
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Old August 24, 2013, 06:43 PM   #6
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I got a response with a time to call him.
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Old August 24, 2013, 08:45 PM   #7
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Yellow dragon -- PATIENCE grasshopper!
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Old August 31, 2013, 11:14 PM   #8
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I met the man once at a shoot hosted by an organization that I'm a part of, and he was giving out a little hands-on training and the gentleman is the real deal. He gave less than a minute of direct instruction that was absolutely concise & to the point and helpful, instantly.

His work on guns plays to rave reviews, but is in such demand that you've kinda gotta send him a gun & forget about it, or you'll go nuts waiting for it to return.

Want to shoot with David Bowie?
http://tdiohio.com/
He hangs out here.
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Old August 31, 2013, 11:40 PM   #9
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Sometimes he only replies if addressed as his alter ego, Ziggy Stardust.

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