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  • Polarbear6

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    No experience with Bar None. Have used McBrides a couple of times and wasn't impressed with the customer service.

    There's a fairly new shop out on Hwy 71 west near Cedar Creek called Brother's in Arms. It's only about 15 minutes east of the airport. Run by 2 young brothers recently back from the war. They do some gunsmithing and seem to know what's what. I recently took my wifes EDC piece in for some trouble shooting and work and was very pleased with their work and customer service.

    Here's the website. Brothers in Arms
     

    Texan-in-Training

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    Bar None put a pad on my Vanguard 30-06 and did a trigger job on my wife's SP101.
    Excellent workmanship and very reasonable charges. He's gets any work I need done that I'm not comfortable doing myself.
     

    ScorpionHunter

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    Denton Tactical built my AK. Steve does great work. I've also used Bester Custom out on 290 for a trigger job and drilling and tapping. Very nice guy who did the work quickly and well.
     

    OIF2

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    Take a little ride down to New Braunfels and stop in "Hill Country Rifles". Ask for Justin McMillan. He's a former AMU (Army Marksmanship Unit) gunsmith who has built and rebuilt more 1911s and M9s in one year than most gunsmiths have done in their lifetime. He (Justin) was also head gunsmith for STI before coming to Hill Country. He also does superb rifle work, but his passion is pistols and revolvers (yes, he does awesome revolver work, too). I will vouch for him personally; he was building 1911s and working on other match pistols, including Hammerli, the Russian Toz, M41 S&Ws, etc, at FT Benning when I was a trigger puller on the AMU. He just finished building me a Marvel .22 for bullseye, on a Caspian frame. Hill Country is right off I35, exit 182.
    Bob
     
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