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Photo Gallery: 20 Eye-Popping Custom Guns

The best custom gun work ever done is being accomplished today, writes Tom Turpin, author of Modern Custom Guns, 2nd Edition. Judge for yourself in this stunning photo gallery featuring 20 of the most amazing custom and engraved guns ever assembled in one place.

Modern Custom Guns, 2nd Edition

Guns Sparkle in New Modern Custom Guns 2nd Edition

Modern Custom Guns 2nd Edition packs an abundance of information and 200 color photographs into its 208 pages. In addition to the spectacular photography filling its pages, readers will also gain insight into the creation process and the industry with features that put the spotlight on today’s most talented men and women artisans.

The author’s latest F-TR rifle on its first outing for load development. Notice the one-piece cleaning rod and the bore guide. The syringe near the ammo box is used to apply a special grease at various points on the bolt.

The F-Class Rifle for Competition

Putting a shot on target at 1,000-plus yards tests almost every facet of what it takes to be a marksman. This includes his equipment. From barrel, scope to action Denys Beauchemin breaks down what goes into building a hyper-accurate F-Class rifle.

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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...

A lathe for maching custom rifle barrels

Explained: The Three Types of Custom Rifle Barrels

  The vast majority of custom rifle makers do not manufacture their own barrels. It is simply too costly to perform this function in-house due to the cost of the equipment necessary and the relatively few barrels that the maker will require. This is, simply put, another area that required years of expertise to...