This is a discussion on Sight replacement within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Anybody know of a good 1911 gunsmith that both sells and installs sights? Nobody around here, no gunsmiths in the area. Would just send the ...
March 3rd, 2012 06:41 PM
Anybody know of a good 1911 gunsmith that both sells and installs sights? Nobody around here, no gunsmiths in the area. Would just send the slide for the work.
March 3rd, 2012 07:03 PM
I would suggest a fellow who I'm doing a website for right now: in addition to doing a lot of custom work he's also been a full-time gunsmithing instructor at a local college (he does it part-time now). He also has a full-service gun shop, so if he doesn't have the sights you want I'm sure he could get them. He specializes in 1911s and the AR platform, I believe (he has another gunsmith working for him doing general repair work).
His name is Len and his email address is "oldlodge" and the provider ("@") is "swva.net". He's a solid guy and has a good name in our small town here in the hills of Virginia. Tell him his web designer referred you - I doubt it will get you a better price, but he'll be amused.
March 3rd, 2012 07:06 PM
If you wanted night sights, Trijicon would do it if you sent your slide to them.
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March 3rd, 2012 07:07 PM
Heinie or Novak.
Also contact Brownells, they do offer gunsmith services if I recall...
March 3rd, 2012 08:07 PM
March 3rd, 2012 09:59 PM
Not knowing where you are, I can't off the name of any of the gunsmiths I'm aware of... but I can steer you if you're in AZ or CT.
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March 3rd, 2012 10:16 PM
I could help you in Central Florida, but not "In position, on target..."
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March 3rd, 2012 10:50 PM
Who made the firearm? I ask because I have seen examples in where the manufacturer is actually cheaper then a regular smiff.
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