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    3 Reasons Why You Might Need to Visit a Gunsmith

    Posted by Jeff Craddock on December 15, 2015

    in Gun Store, Handguns, Gun Shop, gunsmith

    How a Gunsmith Can Help You: Chesapeake Pawn & Gun

    Firearms, when you get right down to it, are pretty easy to take care of. In fact, if you keep them oiled and cleaned after every use, a quality firearm can last for decades. However, there are going to be times when you're going to want to hand your firearm over to a gunsmith.


    Why You Might Need to Visit a Gunsmith

    Reason #1: Repairs

    You don't know what went wrong. You had a whole weekend planned during pistol hunting season, but you only got one shot off before something went wrong inside your revolver's cylinder. Rather than hunt with a partially functioning weapon, it's a better idea to bring it into an expert who can pinpoint the problem, repair it, and get you back into the field with a fully functioning firearm.

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    Reason #2: Restoration

    When your grandfather passed away, you were the one who was given charge of going through all of his stuff. You found all sorts of photo albums, journals, and old knickknacks, but in the back corner of the garage you found a vintage rifle from his time in the field during WWII. It hasn't been used since the 40's, but there's still a lot of character that could be brought out of it.

    Taking that weapon to a gunsmith, who can give it a proper restoration treatment, should be the first step on your list.

    Reason #3: Modification

    You really like your new handgun, but you just can't get a grip on it the way you'd like to. Part of it is the smooth butt plates on the grip, part of it is how unnecessarily wide those plates are. Part of it is that the trigger just feels so small. Taking your pistol to a gunsmith allows you to customize it (within reason) so that it fits you. 

    Whether you need to get your firearm fixed or just have some questions, please come visit us at Chesapeake Pawn and Gun. For any questions or concerns, please contact us today!

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