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Post by Precisionjunky on Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:55 pm

Hoping to find a gunsmith that is familiar with the needs of competition shooters and how to work on rimfire target pistols. I think a lot of the guys I know are familiar with tactical weapons, Glocks M&P, and such.. anyone out there know someone. trigger jobs, installs, etc.

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Post by rreid on Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:26 pm

KC is in North Carolina. Is that close enough?
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Post by Precisionjunky on Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:43 pm

rreid wrote:KC is in North Carolina. Is that close enough?
I guess if I have to send it away, but I am hoping to find someone close for the more run of the mill stuff. thanks
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Post by Caster3845 on Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:52 pm

David Sams in Cartersville, VA.................Former AMU smith I believe.
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Post by Precisionjunky on Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:11 am

Caster3845 wrote:David Sams in Cartersville, VA.................Former AMU smith I believe.
He is probably about 2 hours away.. so potentially I could use him. thanks.
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Post by Chris Miceli on Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:06 am

Precisionjunky wrote:
Caster3845 wrote:David Sams in Cartersville, VA.................Former AMU smith I believe.
He is probably about 2 hours away.. so potentially I could use him. thanks.
Where are you in northern VA? Sam Hatfield is in Manassas also former a AMU pistol smoth
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Post by Precisionjunky on Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:05 am

Chris Miceli wrote:
Precisionjunky wrote:
Caster3845 wrote:David Sams in Cartersville, VA.................Former AMU smith I believe.
He is probably about 2 hours away.. so potentially I could use him. thanks.
Where are you in northern VA? Sam Hatfield is in Manassas also former a AMU pistol smoth
Now we’re talking... I live by the NRA headquarters but I go to Elite shooting Sports in Manassas every few weeks, so Manassas will work for me.. thanks a lot. I will look him up.

Andy
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Post by PMcfall on Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:47 am

Northern Virginia Gun Works, Springfield.  Both Sandy and Robby Garrett have worked on my bullseye pistols and their work was outstanding.
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Post by Chris Miceli on Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:53 am

Precisionjunky wrote:
Chris Miceli wrote:
Precisionjunky wrote:
Caster3845 wrote:David Sams in Cartersville, VA.................Former AMU smith I believe.
He is probably about 2 hours away.. so potentially I could use him. thanks.
Where are you in northern VA? Sam Hatfield is in Manassas also former a AMU pistol smoth
Now we’re talking... I live by the NRA headquarters but I go to Elite shooting Sports in Manassas every few weeks, so Manassas will work for me.. thanks a lot. I will look him up.

Andy

i shoot at Elite as well, I'll be the one with a pink range box on the 50 yard range
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Post by Precisionjunky on Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:53 am

PMcfall wrote:Northern Virginia Gun Works, Springfield.  Both Sandy and Robby Garrett have worked on my bullseye pistols and their work was outstanding.
Phil
thanks, Springfield could work as well, only about 40 min away.
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Post by JayhawkNavy02 on Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:50 pm

I’ve used Sandy and Dave.  Seen Sam’s work.  You can’t go wrong.
Of the 3 for a 1911 Dave or Sam.
For a wheel gun or bolt rifle, Sandy.
For a gas gun (AR), Dave.
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Post by 38Super!! on Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:58 pm

Sandy and Robert Garrett of Northern Virginia Gun Works, Inc. in Springfield, VA. 

Both are members of the Pistolsmith Guild and excel in what you state as what you are looking for.  Sandy is a revolver guru and Robert is a 1911 guru.  

They have worked on my BE guns, US and European, for installations, repairs, and construction of parts and I have always been more than pleased.  I also think that their prices are very fair and certainly competitive.

They do general repair and custom gunsmithing and are authorized repair trained for Beretta, Colt, Glock, Ruger, SIG, S&W, & Remington.

Sandy might be called a bit hard to deal with sometimes but he a heart as big as the great outdoors and will treat you right.

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Post by PMcfall on Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:30 am

Sandy once did a trigger job on a Colt Trooper (old one with a Python action) for me.  It is without a doubt the sweetest trigger I've ever pulled. 

Way back in the early 80's, while Robby was still growing up, Sandy built my hardball 1911.  Not only did I go Distinguished, Presidents 100, and Elihu Root Gold Medal with it, a couple of my friends used it to become Distinguished.  It still shoots lights out.
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Post by paul noles on Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:41 pm

And the bushing has a UNIQUE. Seriel #

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Post by PMcfall on Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:39 am

Yes it does and you have a good memory.
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