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Old January 14, 2002, 07:00 PM   #1
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Looking for a good gun Smith(s)

Hi,
Any good recommendations on a good gunsmith I could send a couple of guns to?
I'm looking for a smith that knows how to install a FITTED bar-sto barrel on a beretta 92 and a glock, and do a trigger job as well.
Doesn't have to be just one gunsmith. If you have any recommendations, please let me know!
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Old January 14, 2002, 07:51 PM   #2
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Where are you located?

I can recommend a good one in East TN.
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Old January 14, 2002, 08:03 PM   #3
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Teddy Jacobson as a really good reputation and will work on pretty much anything.

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Old January 15, 2002, 02:08 AM   #4
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Old January 15, 2002, 08:47 AM   #5
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1911 Heaven in Chandler Az, did very good work for me
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Old January 15, 2002, 10:13 PM   #6
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How about our favorite moderator, George Stringer? I don't know how backed up he is, but it should be worth an e-mail.

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Old January 16, 2002, 01:12 PM   #7
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Thanks guys!

I'm going to have Ernest Langdon of Langdon Tactical Technologies work on the Beretta as I've heard that he does high quality work...plus he'll also install a special bar-sto barrel that he specs out. With all the extra stuff I requested for, he even gave me a really great discounted price!

I'm most definitely going to follow up on all of your suggestions for gunsmiths to tune up my glock, and maybe a couple other guns. I figure that I have 11 handguns..so I can either keep buying guns, or tweak up the ones I currently have, which I think is a better idea because I already have way more guns than I actually shoot on a regular basis.

Thanks again for all the help!
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Old January 16, 2002, 03:44 PM   #8
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George knows his stuff!!
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Old January 18, 2002, 06:31 PM   #9
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Jay: George put AO sights on my Kimber Compact and did a wonderful job! I would at least ask him first.

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Old January 19, 2002, 01:16 AM   #10
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Sounds good, I'll give him an email! Thanks again you guys!!!
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