Recommend a Gunsmith For Basic Work On a Big Bore?

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I need a gunsmith to do some basic work a large bore (585 HE) rifle. at the moment I just need the barrel to be recrowned, the action to be bedded, and maybe some more weight added to the butt.

a local smith can do the bedding easy enough and I could probably add the weight but recrowning a .585" barrel puts me at a loss.

suggestions?

thank you
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Hi Matt,

I have no real experience to draw on obviously but I thought I would give you this contact. Lemieux Armouiers in QB Canada seem to be very well trained European artisans. If they have the skills the upside is our dollar would be to your advantage. Not sure about getting the gun there and back over the boarder.

Anyway, thought I would just let you know in case it is of use. They do great engraving too.

Good luck
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Matt,

J.J. Perodeau at Champlin Firearms.

http://www.champlinarms.com/

JJ might be overkill for this work, but it will be done right.

All the best.
 

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Washington State. Ed has been on the cover of the Gun Digest as well as American Rifleman and is a CZ guru. Very knowledgeable GREAT gunsmith and custom builder. He does all my work.
 

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Ed LaPour is great. I have used his safeties and a couple of his stocks.

I do not know if Jim Wisner does individual gun work now, he may be too busy with his manufacturing business. Would be worth a call. He is near Chelalis in Edna. He has done a lot of big bore work in the past.

And there is Dennis Olsen in Montana, think it is Plains. He is a big bore specialist.
 

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