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With all the gushing over the "big names" in the gun building business there are small, very talented, local smiths out there who are doing some very nice work. Maybe you know one in your area.

Here, north of Dallas where there are few really reliable smiths, we are eaking out a reputation gun by custom gun. Of course the specialty is the 1911. Just an unabashed FYI.

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Well, he, the other Gene, the smith, my husband, works out of Collin County Gun Range, McKinney, Tx and outta the house in a grand plan on getting ready for the nirvana of retirement. The local PD tagged him as their armorer. He is a master class machinist in his real world vocation but there is the little thing with his other real job for a huge company from which he looks to retire.

Slowly but surely he has been doing some very nice work on customizing 1911s for the locals who patronie the range and a few other outta state fans. Things are very serious here as he just unloaded a ton of $$$ on a milling machine plus extras and the lathe. Now where is a really good building we can get for the shop?? It is nice to have acerage to play with here in the Texas outback.

I suppose the problem is in starting out doing realy good work for a very small clientele but needing to get the word out in order to bring in more jobs. You don't make a living doing shotguns for the PD! There is no smith in this area that we know of so he , for now, is da man.

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That IS a nice one!

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For more info and a very nice pic go to the Gene Williams thread.

Genie

I can'i help if we have the same name!!
 
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