Services List

The following list contains only a few of the more common gunsmith services we provide and is not intended to be exhaustive. This list is here to help the customer better understand potential cost(s) for the listed gunsmith service. Please contact us to discuss your specific gunsmith project and obtain a more precise estimate.

General Service Charges
MINIMUM charge per gun $45
Written estimates $45
Clean & lubricate gun
Field strip, solvent clean, high SG oil, grease, reassemble
$45
Gunsmith rate $80/hr
Machining rate $115/hr
Live fire rate
Includes range fees and ammunition
$300/hr
Shotgun Work
Semi-auto tune up
Detail strip, solvent clean, inspect each part, replace worn parts, high SG oil, grease, reassemble. Parts not included.
$80
O/U tune up
Detail strip, solvent clean, inspect each part, replace worn parts, high SG oil, grease, reassemble. Parts not included.
$100
Soldering ribs, barrel lugs, magazine tubes
does not include bluing
Gunsmith rate
Rasing dents in barrel
does not include bluing
$135-$180
Polish chamber/bore $70-$90
Open/Modify choke
plated bores add 50%
$70-$90
Install screw-in choke system
plated bores add 50%
$135-$180
Refitting hinge pin lug $225-$300
Rifle Work
Check headspace $80
Chamber casting $85-$115
Remove live round from chamber Live fire rate
Remove barrel obstruction Gunsmith rate
Remove barrel fouling Gunsmith rate
Make and install springs Gunsmith rate
Trigger installation/tuning
Timney, Shilen, Moyer types
$80-$110
Handgun Work
Chamfer revolver barrel $46-$60
Chamfer revlover cylinder $55-$70
Revolver action job
Clean, smooth action, not including any parts
$110-$145
Straighten crane on revolver $45-$60
Remove/Modify hammer spur $45-$60
Semi-auto action job
Clean, smooth action, not including any parts
$135-$180
Tighten 1911 slide $90-$120
Fit new 1911 barrel
with or without feed ramp
$140-$210
Fit and install 1911 barrel bushing $45-$60
Open/Modify 1911 ejection port $60-$80
Feed ramp polish 1911
includes polishing throat and chamber
$45-$60
Fit new 1911 trigger
does not include cost of the trigger
$45-$60
Fit custom 1911 hammer
does not include cost of the hammer
$80-$110
Cut dovetail sight ways
Front dovetail, rear Novak, or Bo Mar
Machining rate
Sight Work
Drill & Tap holes
subject to minimum charge
$15/hole
Cut dovetail in barrel Machining rate
Scope mounting
Secure and torque bases, lap rings, level scope, and laser bore sight.
Does not include mounting hardware or scope.
$45
Install front or mid-bead on shotgun
does not include bead/sight
$45
Install dovetail sights
does not include sights
$45
Solder-on front ramp sight
does not include bluing
$70-$90
Bore sighting with laser $45
Pattern shotgun Live fire rate
Sight in customer gun Live fire rate
Stock Work
Install recoil pad
Includes choice of Kick-Eez recoil pads and reductions in LOP.
$100
Wood stock repairs
Cracks, splits, abrasions, dings, gouges, scratches, etc.
$175-$300
Stock re-finishing HUNTER
Unfilled oil or lacquer finish on typical stock.
Complicated stocks add 50%.
$135-$180
Stock re-finishing GUNSMITH
Filled oil or lacquer finish on typical stock.
Complicated stocks add 50%.
$190-$250
Stock re-finishing MAESTRO
Filled piano lacquer finish on typical stock.
Complicated stocks add 50%.
$375-$450
Metal Finishing
Standard hot bluing
price is for steel firearms
$175-$300
Belgian bluing
price is for steel firearms
$250-$330
Slow rust bluing / browning
price is for steel firearms
$325-$420
Bluing of stainless or cast parts
price is per part blued
$75-$100
Nitre bluing small parts
added to bluing price
$160-$210
Baking lacquer/Teflon-Moly finish
added to bluing price
$160-$200
Electroless Nickel plating
does not include removing old nickel finish
$275-$350
Stripping Nickel $150-$180
Parkerizing $150-$185
Catalyzed spray-on
Products like Duracoat or Cerakote.
Gunsmith rate

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