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Reliable gunsmith?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by wavo, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. wavo

    wavo Portland Member

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    Hello everyone.
    Does anyone have a reliable gunsmith that they could recommend to me? With all the happenings as of late my landlord has decided she'd like to get back into shooting. She has a .38 special that needs a little spring work, something about some burrs that need filing down (her description, not mine) and also she has a 16 gauge pump action shotgun that has been sitting around for 20 years or better. It may just need a good cleaning and lube but she wants someone that would go over it and make sure everything is in working order.

    thanks for your help!

    wavo
     
  2. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    No gunsmith suggestions, but tell her to become a member! :D
     
  3. gunluvver

    gunluvver Hillsboro, OR Member

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    Let's see some pics of your landlady! :love:
     
  4. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    Whay kind of .38 Special is it?
     
  5. wavo

    wavo Portland Member

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    You guys are funny :)

    It's a Colt six-shot snub nose revolver.
     
  6. wavo

    wavo Portland Member

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    So, no one has a gunsmith they could recommend?
     
  7. friskydingo

    friskydingo Oregon, NorCal, and Panama. Yes. All three New Member

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    Rodger at revelation arms in the boro could help her out.
     
  8. RockKrawler

    RockKrawler Gresham Member

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    Most of the ones i know are close to mt hood,and back logged for several months,so probably not much use to you.
    Don out at the Powder Horn is a good guy.
    Actually i just thought of one,call out to Allison & Carey on Stark,they are in Portland.
     
  9. mudslinging79

    mudslinging79 oregn Member

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    allison carey?? on powell
     
  10. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    I can look them over for her...........PM me and I'll give you my contact details.
     
  11. RockKrawler

    RockKrawler Gresham Member

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    Um,no they have been on Stark for several years.
    At one time many moons ago they were on Powell,down by 102nd or something like that.
     
  12. mudslinging79

    mudslinging79 oregn Member

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    powell, stark, they are there somewhere. shows how much i know the area. there is also dual smoking guns(?) in beaverton
     
  13. friskydingo

    friskydingo Oregon, NorCal, and Panama. Yes. All three New Member

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    please do not go to dual smoking guns. they contract their work out and do a terrible job
     
  14. mudslinging79

    mudslinging79 oregn Member

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    havent been there yet, wrong end of town, but now i know. thanks for the info.
     
  15. Deavis

    Deavis Mid Willamette Valley Active Member

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    The Gunsmith in Silverton, Oregon - highly recommended. Great pricing and excellent work. last name of Witchurch.
     
  16. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    JPL Precision in Redmond is a great guy and does very nice work! Plus it's a great opportunity to bask in the warm and humble atmosphere surrounding the Microsoft campus! :bluelaugh:
     
  17. nvs

    nvs Yamhill County Active Member

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    Jack Eikes on Grand Island south of Dayton. Reasonable and seems knowledgeable.

    Good Luck
     
  18. Reco

    Reco Portland Oregon Active Member

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    http://www.revelationarms.com/

    ALoha Oregon. Roger is a Former US Marine and awesome Gunsmith. He is extremely fair priced and been a gunsmith for over 30 years. He has a full machine shop is is equiped to deal with any firearm issue you may have. I wouldnt recomend anyone else. Only thing at the moment hes on assignment in Kabul Afghanistan until at least April 2009.
     
  19. strife2

    strife2 SW Washington New Member

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    Seem a little old to be humping mountains in Afganistan.
     
  20. Reco

    Reco Portland Oregon Active Member

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    Hes an Engineer. He supervises projects for the UN. Told me the other day he might be back by March.