A Missouri gunsmith is not an armorer, many people appear to confuse the two. A gunsmith has the capabilities to make factory authorized repairs in a fashion that is to industry standards.
They may make alterations or modifications to your firearm that an armorer is not normally capable of doing. A qualified gunsmith will be skilled in various trades such as ballistics, engraving, and have a working knowledge tools and processes that many machinists use.
A Missouri gunsmith normally has a Missouri FFL or works under the supervision of someone that is properly licensed.
Today’s gunsmiths may offer various services such as parkerizing, applying Ceracoat coatings, engraving, or even something as extreme as changing the caliber of your firearm or building you a custom firearm that meets your specifications and needs.
Missouri Gun Repair Services
Services offered may vary from shop to shop but some of the more common gun repairs in Missouri may be:
- Installing factory replacement parts
- Checking for improper head-space
- Replacing your firing pin
- Clearing bore obstructions
- Aligning sites
- Checking and correcting timing issues
- Installing scopes and mounts
- Repair feeding, ejection and firing problems
- Threading a barrel for a suppressor
From firearms repairs to restorations, a qualified smiths main goal is to insure that your firearm functions properly and is in a safe operational condition.
Having honed their skills through years of education and experience the most highly trained and sought after are normally found through referral of family or friends. For more information on your firearms repair feel free to contact any of the Missouri gunsmiths listed below.
1101 Mason Circle South
Pevely MO, 63070
8150 CR 4055
Rhineland MO, 65069