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#13541812 - 02/08/19 Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF?  
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Some may remember this German 20 gauge over 6.5x52r that I picked up and posted about last year. I solved the scope issue (acquired an old Zeiss Jena 4x and fitted some claw mounts to the rifle). I had a local gunsmith do some stock repair and refinishing, but I am less than satisfied with his work. He was supposed to go through the internals and get everything in top shape, but after getting it back the internal hammers wouldn't recock on opening about 50% of the time. I have it apart and have solved the rifle barrel cocking issue, but the shotgun side has a "heavy" trigger pull and is kind of rough. I really don't want to mess with the sear and would like an experienced gunsmith to get it perfect. I really want someone who has "been there and done that" vs. someone who has to figure it out. Tried that and it didn't work with the local azz clown. Thanks

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#13542035 - 02/08/19 Re: Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF? [Re: cotis]  
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JJ Perodeau has done a number of drillings and BBF's for me. Excellent work, he has a backlog, so it will take a while, but it will be done right.
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#13542256 - 02/08/19 Re: Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF? [Re: cotis]  
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Bachelder Master Gunmaker in Grand Rapids,

He rebuilt a backaction lock from my hammer drilling, it worked like it just came from the factory, great job.

http://www.mastergunmakers.com/


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#13542261 - 02/08/19 Re: Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF? [Re: cotis]  
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Luv to safari has some drilling repair contacts you might want to PM him.


After the first shot the rest are just noise.
#13543637 - 02/09/19 Re: Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF? [Re: cotis]  
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New England Custom Guns. Founded by Dietrich Apel, a German trained gunsmith, and sold to one or more of his employees. Best German gun shop in this country.


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#13545539 - 02/09/19 Re: Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF? [Re: cotis]  
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#13546688 - 02/10/19 Re: Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF? [Re: cotis]  
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Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father but through me." John 14-6

There is no right way to do a wrong thing
#13551413 - 02/11/19 Re: Gunsmith for 90 year old German BFF? [Re: cotis]  
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Abe Chaber in Connecticut or JJ Perodeau in OK. Both are quite familiar with German guns. New England Custom Guns is as well.

Pick the one nearest to you.


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