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#5611198 - 02/21/15 12:21 AM gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area
the444shooter Offline
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Need a barrel pulled off a gun to send back to the maker--Anyone recommend a gunsmith in the Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village/Grapevine area and all points in-between?

Would be awesome to be able to have it done while I wait, if possible.


Edited by the444shooter (02/21/15 12:24 AM)

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#5611200 - 02/21/15 12:25 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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Maybe all about guns or go to s and s

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#5611204 - 02/21/15 12:30 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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I haven't heard of either one of those places--off to Google, I guess

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#5611208 - 02/21/15 12:37 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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Docs off 35 and Sandy Lake.
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#5611215 - 02/21/15 01:12 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: Bullfrog]
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Originally Posted By: Bullfrog
Docs off 35 and Sandy Lake.


To effing slow! Ain't knowbofy got that much time

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#5611298 - 02/21/15 07:46 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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S&S is on 407 right before you get to 35W, south side of 407. You have to kind of look but you will see the sign out front.
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#5611349 - 02/21/15 08:40 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
Cleric Offline
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what kind of gun?

what are you pulling it off to send to manufacturer?

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#5611395 - 02/21/15 09:11 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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It's a bolt action rifle--pulling the barrel to send back to the barrel maker.

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#5611438 - 02/21/15 09:48 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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Doc is good..look up Larry pockets (autocorrect--smh) in ponder now I think. S&S Off 377 at argyle/denton border


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#5611452 - 02/21/15 10:09 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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Larry Pockrus is the guys name in Ponder, used to own a shop in downtown L'ville & did 'smith work before that for Curtis Nix.

I haven't been in L'ville in years, but Nix's old shop location behind his house was sold, it shared a parking lot behind the bank - Curtis passed long time ago & the son, Bill Nix is now a SG Rep - but there used to be a Gun Shop with a 'smith in it south of Main on whatever the name of that Business Hwy was on the west side of the street too.

Doc's in Carrollton may be slow, but he's the best gunsmith I know of in DFW and is why he is so slow, 'cause he's covered up in business. Lst time I talked to Doc, he had a old retired guy with a seperate shop he reffered some stuff too, also for minor stuff he was too busy to get to...might ask about it, but that had to be 6-8+ years ago too.

There used to be another guy in Carrollton in the old strip Center at the South East corner of Josey & Belt Line...near the tire store and facing east that was doing a little 'smith work.
Good Luck
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#5611488 - 02/21/15 10:32 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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That is Sps guns belt line and josey. Been around a long time. Strong chance he is backed up also

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#5612426 - 02/22/15 03:42 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
That is Sps guns belt line and josey. Been around a long time. Strong chance he is backed up also


Don't step on the dogs tail. It pizzes him off sumthin fierce! Lemme tell ya. roflmao
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#5612845 - 02/22/15 11:25 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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Is John Chambers still doing the gunbidnizz in the Grapevine area?. I knew him from his Walnut Hill Vlg days, before he sold out to Warren Jones & the shop became Jones Bro's. John was a pretty fair gunsmith.
Ron
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#5612892 - 02/22/15 11:53 AM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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Was he the one with a gunshot in downtown Grapevine?
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#5613226 - 02/22/15 02:43 PM Re: gunsmith in Lewisville/FloMo/Grapevine area [Re: the444shooter]
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I think so...gotta burr haircut in the Army and never got over it..hair turned gray in Korea before he was 25 carrying a "grease gun" that shot 45acp's and had to get up close and personal to be effective. Real soft spoken and laid back. Worked for AA Airlines for a real job doing cabin repairs during layovers, and wore black framed glasses. Moved the shop to G'Vine in '75 after DFW opened.
Ron
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