Changing barrels such as on a single action, S&W, or others starts at $145.00+ and runs up quickly depending on the revolver. Bob James, a.k.a. Uberti Short Stroke SASS Pro .45 Colt, 4.75" Barrel, 6rd, Blued, Case Hardened. Finishing them off with seven coats of a hand applied lacquer blend that is wet sanded between coats and creates a finish that will leave you speechless. And of course it's worthy of mention, a large portion of my work comes from YOU, my repeat customers and your word of mouth to your fellow shooters and the folks you hang out with on the forums! Joe's Premium Action Work is second to none. Spruce it up AND make it feel better! All the internal parts are removed and inspected for proper fit, finish and tolerances. E.M.F Inducted into the 2013 SASS Cowboy Action Shooting Hall of Fame. As a classically trained silversmith, all of the silverwork is created by him, in his studio. Striker fired pistols that have a nominally shorter trigger pull can also be known as SAO. The Bentley or Rolls Royce of grips if you will. Many burls are soft like balsa wood if they are not stabilized. grip for the most discerning customers. the grip will not become slippery in your hand with moisture. We offer discounts to stocking dealers on parts and accessories. And of course many, many times by my good friend, writer Mike "Duke" Venturino in his articles and all of his books. This is how Classic Single Action makes grips. Internal friction surfaces are honed and polished. Requires test fire. The "Competition" grip is the most popular profile made by Classic Single Action. If you ship them your gun and ask them to "custom fit" the grips, the grips are still made from a general pattern and not to the exact dimensions of your grip-frame. All timing issues are fixed. Business hours are from 8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, MST. Joe's grips are specially shaped to fit your hand better than any other grips on the market. Premium pre-ban elephant ivory is available to Arizona residents only. Classically shaped they are impeccably crafted to be works of art and perfection. Find single shot rifles for sale at Guns.com. If you ship them your gun and ask them to "custom fit" the grips, the grips are still made from a general pattern and not to the exact dimensions of your grip-frame. Do you want someone grinding the grip-frame down on your new Colt? We now have dealer programs for in stock custom rifles. They will resist rolling/slipping under recoil. 3-A Style:Early 1900s Bordered fine checkering. This one-man shop is operated by owner and pistolsmith Mark Hartshorne. Please feel free to call or e-mail with any questions! All our firearms are made using precision machinery and high-quality materials with one goal in mind – to create faithful reproductions of Civil War, Old West, hunting, and tactical guns from the … Through experience, I’ve learned that if some work isn’t done because it isn’t part of the “package” you chose, your gun will never be as good as it can be. James & Guns - Quality Gunsmithing of the Single Action Army Revolver. Thank you so much! Many of them make grips from a single pattern on a machine and ship the grips to you. SHOTGUNS: Some "grip makers" charge $50.00 to $75.00 to re-blue your grip-frame because they grind the grips and the grip-frame down together! Pinnacle High Performance is Not a retail store, I DO NOT SELL FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION! Check out the "Customer Comments" page. Sterling Silver in American Holly. The grips also have a unique finish that makes them stay put in your hand. Take a look at the Colt grip pictures, you might just like them and want a pair for your gun. They'll be treated right here, they're all treated like they were my own. The Arizona Thumber, proprietor. My work has been mentioned in Shooting Times magazine, on-line GunBlast magazine, Shotgun News, Steve Garbe's "Blackpowder Cartridge News", Denis Prisbey's "Guns of the Old West", American Handgunner by John Taffin, Gun World magazine, and others. When you buy pre-made grips through the mail, they won't fit perfectly, period. Consider the time and money you will save by having it all done in one place. Classic Single Action does not ship grips to customers. Specializes in after market Ruger 10-22 drop in accessories and gunsmithing tools and fixtures. As a classically trained silversmith, all of the silverwork is created by him, in his studio. From purchasing that new single action revolver, to providing your gunsmith needs, to creating exquisite grips, you have found the place that will do it right. Joe is well known for his one-of-a-kind silverwork designs. We have the Colt, 1911, Single Action Army Revolvers, as well as LEO and civilian Carbines. We now have almost 300. ", Specializing in the Colt SAA "Peacemaker" and it's variants, Howdy......Thanks for stopping by. Grips are not mass produced off a master pattern or ground to your grip-frame. Every grip-frame is different, even consecutive serial numbered guns. Single Shot Rifles can also use some help, especially with the trigger. It's about the contour and the finish. Those of you looking for quality gunsmith work, take a look at the Gunsmithing page to see a short list of what is offered. Like the finest hand tailored suits, grips are made by hand with precision, patience and a complete understanding of quality. ), and Ruger Vaqueros (and Blackhawks). Colt SAA's of all generations and even the now defunct Colt Cowboy, all of the US or Italian made clones, cap and balls (love cap and balls! I think it makes me well rounded. This also makes the figure richer. I'm no longer working on any firearms except Colt SAA's (and clones) in order to help speed up my turnaround time. These are procedures that any hobby gunsmith can perform and work well for any revolver, whether single or double action. The Single Action Shooting Society was created to preserve and promote the sport of Cowboy Action Shooting. This isn't "custom". The finish "breathes" so the grip will not become slippery in your hand with moisture. All Burls and spalted woods are stabilized for hardness and durability. Single action revolver manufacturers include the Colt Peacemaker SAA, Uberti, Magnum Research, Ruger and Freedom Arms. 1969 Shelby Cobra Mustang GT 500. Set barrel back to close gap and recut forcing cone to correct specifications….. $185.00 for one turn, $230.00 for two turns and $275.00 for three turns. Just ask and it is yours. 24 years and counting!!!! My repro 1803 Harper's Ferry 54 cal. Action work can be tailored for Cowboy Action Shooting, Fast Draw or Target Shooting. flint and her accoutrements, As Steve Garbe used to tell me, "Smokeless Powder is a passing fad! We carry a wide selection of calibers for single shot rifles from leading firearm manufacturers to choose from. Classic Single Action is owned and operated by Joe Perkins in Tucson, Arizona. Because of its exemplary support of SASS and Cowboy Action Shooting™ from the game's inception, SASS is proud to induct EMF, General Grant proprietor, into the SASS Cowboy Action Shooting™ Hall of Fame 2013 A tailor measures every dimension and makes the suit fit like it grew on you. When you buy pre-made grips through the mail, they won't fit perfectly, period. Trigger and hammer sear angles are set for a crisp trigger release. Classic Single Action is owned and operated by Joe Perkins in Tucson, Arizona. Grips made by Classic Single Action look and feel as if they are part your grip-frame. Price is for labor only. Basic Tune-up Package for all Ruger SA centerfire revolvers: Action job with 3-3 1/4# trigger pull, adjust timing as needed, Pinned blade front sight conversion on blue guns with .120"W patridge or ramp style blade for all guns, polish or recut forcing cone and barrel crown.Install HD base pin latch spring. July 6th 2016 there was an interstate ivory ban put in place. The Bentley or Rolls Royce of grips if you will. This isn't "custom". Most grip makers don't do this because it's expensive and time consuming to do. 3rd Style:1890s-1900s Short course checkering. Many of them make grips from a single pattern on a machine and ship the grips to you. All of our PGW performance parts are designed and manufactured in our own facility in Oregon. Pinnacle High Performance is a truly custom pistolsmith shop. Action jobs for most single actions, rifles, and shotguns are $135 plus shipping. It was originally designed for Cowboy Action Shooting, but quickly became the grip of choice for most shooting styles. In most cases they will be book matched or reverse end grain matched. 2nd Style:1876-1880s Long course checkering. The Arizona Thumber, proprietor. Instead of people sending us one or 2 guns to convert, they are sending us 6 or 8 guns at one time. Available Online. You send your entire firearm in if you want grips made. If you want perfection, appreciate fine craftsmanship and expect the highest quality, you will find it here. Classic Single Action offers new firearms, custom grips and gunsmith work for single action firearms … James & Guns - Quality Gunsmithing of the Single Action Army Revolver. All properly repaired and/or made to perform better, last longer without issues and just plain feel better. COLT SINGLE ACTION HAMMER NOTCH REBUILDING Hammer Notch Rebuilding on pistols sent in for restoration only. Business hours are from 8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, MST. Howdy.....Thanks for stopping by. The "Competition" grip is the most popular profile made by Classic Single Action. 1st Style:1873-1875 Production, Longest course checkering. Bob James, a.k.a. The rifle is also able to fire all lever action .45/70 loads and single feed a 2.5″ .410 shot shell giving it a wide range of cartridge power making it extremely versatile. There are a lot of grip makers out there claiming to be "custom" grip makers. We normally have 100 to 125 orders in our order book. One size does not fit all. An "Affidavit of Origin" certificate is presented with each set of grips. Everything from Premium Action Work to TIG welding broken triggers and hammer notches on your 1st Gen Colt. Custom sights: Get that 1911 ready for Wild Bunch matches, we have been customizing 1911's for decades. There is no finer or more precise way to make grips. Checkering is not needed. French walnut for one of Wiley Clapp's custom revolvers. There are no CNC or Duplicator machines in the shop, no Dremel tool either. Guns like the Glock, Smith & Wesson M&P, Springfield XD, Walther PPQ, HK VP9, and Canik TP9 and so on have a single consistent and light trigger pull that is a little heavier than a 1911 trigger but still significantly shorter and crisper than a double action. Action job, 1911 type : $95 : Action job, Browning Hi Power : $120 "Solder On" type mag well extension: starting at: $125 : Fit new Commander Hammer (parts and trigger work not included). A twenty-two-point service. They will resist rolling/slipping under recoil. Sometimes even Merwin and Hulberts. Classic Single Action works on Colt, U.S. Firearms, Standard Manufacturing, Uberti, Pietta & all other Single Action revolvers. These grips start at $350.00 per gun. Complete tune and action jobs. The hardwoods and burls are carefully selected for their grain, color and unique figure. Thus was born my Master Action Tune, and is type of action work associated with the Colt master gunsmiths of old. These grips start at $350.00 per gun. Specific angles of the trigger, hammer, bolt and hand are altered to create low friction and reliability. Classic Single Action is owned and operated by Joe Perkins in Tucson, Arizona. Joe's grips are specially shaped to fit your hand better than any other grips on the market. You send your entire firearm in if you want grips made. And it wouldn't be right to not mention God and the blessings; the ability, skill, patience and knowledge he's given me. It's about the contour and the finish. Business hours are from 8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, MST. Classic Single Action also makes a "Collector Grade" grip for the most discerning customers. Pioneer Gun Works offers the finest in American made high performance parts for Uberti Model 73 & 66, Winchester Model 73, and Marlin Model 94 competition rifles. Finishing them off with seven coats of a hand applied lacquer blend that is wet sanded between coats and creates a finish that will leave you speechless. Classic Single Action offers custom grips, gunsmith work and new firearms for the single action enthusiast. Bond Derringer action jobs are $199 each. Joe is well known for his one-of-a-kind silverwork designs. Colts aren’t like other guns – unless all aspects of the action are just “right”, shootability and durability will suffer. Think of a suit made by a tailor. The rifle features our recoil control porting and Pachmayr decelerator recoil pad to produce a surprisingly comfortable recoil similar to … Check out the "Hollywood Grips" page and the "Silverwork" pages to see some of his beautiful and unique creations. After the woods have been milled and dimensioned, they have cured for a minimum of one year. Grips can be made with any profile and finish. Two people that are a 44 long do not have the exact same shoulder width or arm length. For the Cowboy Action Shooter, the list of National, State Champions and top five shooters that come to Joe for gunsmithing and grips is quite extensive. Classic Single Action has been making grips for Collectors, Lawmen, US Military Special Forces, Movies, Cowboys, Cowboy Action Shooters, Mounted Shooters and Fast Draw competitors since 1987. This insures the grips won't crack, shrink or warp. I am a full-time gunsmith that specializes in working on competition firearms, especially Cowboy Action Shooting firearms. C'mon in and have a look around. Check out my gunsmithing services and very competitive pricing and learn a little about me and my work. Work that has been recommended by a lot of people, some big names too and for good reason. 2. Nevada County, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Gunsmith, Gunsmithing, Glock Certified Armorer, Cerakoting, Trigger Jobs, Custom 45s Welcome to Action Gunsmithing (530) 205-5405 On guns where the single action is retained, the single-action sear is adjusted and polished; even the surfaces that contact when the gun is cocked for single action are finished, so that the act of pulling the hammer back is smooth and slick. We are distributors for the full line of Colt, Eotech and Trijicon and stock hard to find items at prices to low to publish. Checkering is not needed. Addendum Although I was able to open up the cylinder throats by reaming them with wet/dry sand paper, the proper tool is a cylinder throat reamer available from Brownells product SKU# 513-000-002 . However, it's not just about making them thinner. As writer John Taffin said, "I'll make 'em sing a sweet tune.". Your grips will fit the grip-frame perfectly and both sides will match in tone and appearance. Classic Single Action does not ship grips to customers. The grips also have a unique finish that makes them stay put in your hand. Each piece is made at the time the grips are made, not before. INDEX OF HAMMER STYLES. However, it's not just about making them thinner. This is good news but the other side of the coin is we can't rush and still put out quality guns. New custom manufactured springs are installed and the firearm is test fired. One size does not fit all. Whether broken and in need of repair or just slicking up to performance levels this is the place to send your Cowboy Action firearms. These would include the Glock or the Smith & Wesson M&P. Quality "Cowboy Action" Gunsmithing Located in Montana Territory. Most orders ship within 24 hours (excludes firearms). Grips are made from over forty-five hardwoods, rare burls, giraffe bone and pre-ban elephant ivory. There are a lot of grip makers out there claiming to be "custom" grip makers. Joe's crafting of custom grips, silverwork and action work is some of the finest work you can put your hands on. Premium pre-ban elephant ivory is available to Arizona residents only. If you are looking for quality gunsmith work, you will be well taken care of here. I do a very good job but with a heavy turnaround right now averaging  7 ~ 8 months. Bob Munden thoroughly knew and understood gunsmithing on single actions, with which he made his living full time, and did the best work in the business for Cowboy Action Shooting, Cowboy Mounted Shooting, Cowboy Fast Draw and other single-action shooting sports. Joe was first to introduce a thinner grip back in 1988 and it is now the most copied profile by two major manufacturers and numerous other grip makers. He also did his custom action & trigger work on several other types of firearms. Single Shot Rifle Now Available in.350 Legend &.450 Bushmaster Dependable Simplicity On Your Next Hunt Time stands still for nobody, including Henry Repeating Arms.We’ve built our name and reputation on America’s favorite line of lever actions, and that’s what most of the firearms world thinks of when our name comes up. For the fastest delivery, select Express Shipping at checkout. No plastics, resin molded grips, micarta or fake ivory here. If you want a thicker grip, a thinner one, a bevel on the bottom, a display finish or the factory profile, you have come to the right place. Find revolvers, rifles and shotguns best suited for Cowboy Action Shooting Competitions and Events here! It actually stays in place better. The finish "breathes" so. Bowen Classic Arms - Makers of fine custom revolvers for over 30 years Here are a few you might know; Tex, Cat Ballou, JT Wild, Slick McClade, Lead Dispenser, Long Hunter, Pious Player, Gillyboy, Sassy Dancer, Windy City Red, Ole Saddle Bags, Sweetwater, Hell on Wheels, Brasada Spurs, Granny Oakley, Rattlesnake Rick and Dapper Dave. We bring you the classic firearms that made cowboys, lawmen, and outlaws famous – but with a modern twist. Classically shaped they are impeccably crafted to be works of art and perfection. Every pair is carefully made to the exact outline of your grip-frame. Classic Single Action offers custom grips, gunsmith work and new firearms for the single action enthusiast. All springs are reworked and tuned. A poor trigger can make it very difficult to shoot long range well. While they are my main focus, I'm extremely experienced not only in the "Old West" Cowboy type guns but also with the modern weapons of Military and Law Enforcement. Whether broken and in need of repair or just slicking up to performance levels this is the place to send your Cowboy Action firearms. Check out the "Hollywood Grips" page and the "Silverwork" pages to see some of his beautiful and unique creations. Classic Single Action is owned and operated by Joe Perkins in Tucson, Arizona. SASS members share a common interest in preserving the history of the Old West and competitive shooting. A unique pattern is created from your gun and then the grips are made from this unique, serial numbered pattern. Find the best single-action revolvers from a variety of top manufacturers at the lowest prices, in stock and ready to ship to you! Joe was first to introduce a thinner grip back in 1988 and it is now the most copied profile by two major manufacturers and numerous other grip makers. Complete tune and action jobs. Hand Carved Reproductions. The single action is adjusted for a smooth letoff without abruptness. Ivory Photos. Each piece is made at the time the grips are made, not before. Conversions. See the "Grip Profile" page for the more common options. It was originally designed for Cowboy Action Shooting, but quickly became the grip of choice for most shooting styles. $425. If you want the best that money can buy, this is it. Over six months of testing went into creating this finish. Specializing in the Colt SAA "Peacemaker" and it's variants. All Burls and spalted woods are stabilized for hardness and durability. 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