Custom Guns


Classic Guns: Collecting Custom Rifles

  Editor’s Note: Click here for instant firearms values and gun prices. Tom Turpin’s new book, “Custom Rifles: Mastery of Wood and Metal” will be hitting the bookstores this month.  It’s a handsome hardcover and heavy with photos printed on glossy paper. Turpin takes the reader inside the workshop of one of the best...

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Gun Photos: David Miller Co. Custom Rifles

Custom rifles don’t get much better than what David Miller Co. is producing. These photos are from the new Custom Rifles: Mastery of Wood & Metal book. While the book acknowledges a number of custom rifle makers, it focuses on the works and procedures of David Miller Co. of Tucson, Arizona. This shop has...

This engraved Statue of Liberty Glock 22 is up for auction at and will be on display at SHOT SHow 2012.

Engraved Glock is a Looker

Up for auction at gunbroker is an Austrian-engraved Glock 22, selected as the Official Handgun for the 2012 SHOT Show Auction. And I have to admit: This engraved Glock actually looks good — really good!

The STI Hi-Cap 1911 and IPSC Competition

While also in the business of producing fine single stacks, STI makes a hybrid polymer-steel 1911 that takes hi-cap mags. There is no such thing as a "basic" STI.

Custom 1911s For a New Century: Stan Chen

In this excerpt from the new Gun Digest book, 1911: The First 100 Years, Patrick Sweeney takes a look at custom 1911s that are both works of art and precision shooters. "Stan is one of the guys who came to gunsmithing not as a way to get the work he wanted done, done inexpensively,...