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Old 06-22-2016, 05:43 PM   #1
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I've been to quite a few gun shops in my travels but the one that I frequent the most is a small shop with a gunsmith shop in the same building. It's located in the small town of Bright in SE Indiana...D&G Gun Shop and the gunsmith's shop named High Noon gun and archery...great folks and some very good deals I might add. I have no interest in either but am a customer when I am in town. Just a shout out for a couple of great small town folks.
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Old 06-22-2016, 07:40 PM   #2
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It's Lawrenceburg, right off I-74 toward Cincinnati. Another gun shop in the region that now I have to visit. I hate when people do this to me.
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There is a nice one in Fort Branch IN
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H&H in Maple Lake Minnesota. It's not a huge room or anything, but it is a gas station, convenience store and bait shop. Staff isn't stogy and my favorite salesman, Fred, calls me when there is a good deal to be had.
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There is a nice one in Fort Branch IN
Meek's gun shop. I make it their once a year when I visit my parents. The people their, like most of rural Indiana towns, are very down to earth and nice.
Go down the road a bit to Haubstadt and check out Right to Bear Arms, they opened up a top notch indoor range within the last couple of years. Good people their as well.

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I am happy for you guys. I haven't found a "good" gun shop since an nearby old timer up and died on me. We have some big shops, but not "good" shops and "real" smiths are not to be found locally.

The guy that died on me was probably near 80 years old, he had a shop with maybe 500 guns, and you couldn't buy any of them for any price. They were there to demonstrate his engraving work or stock work, or for parts templates, Boy, let me tell you he had some nice stuff. If you wanted the hammer on your shotgun sculpted to look like a squirrel, he was the guy. I doubt he ever made a Numrich order. If you needed a part, he made it, and it was usually an improvement over the factory part. He was an extremely nice and pleasant fellow who always had time for a conversation.

I miss him.
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I went to Norms (off US 30 west of Ft Wayne) and Schutz Bros (North Manchester) as a kid.

As an adult, Lengel's in Wabash was awesome.

Don't make the rounds like I used to, most of the old places are no more.

Mary and Doug are nice people (Downhams in Logansport). Small shop, but never know what will show up.

Roby's Bullseye Outdoors in Kokomo, guys are cool, have got a few deals there too.
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I did swing by a shop on the main drag in Muncie. Staff seemed decent, not pushy or over the top. Lots of stuff, but most of it not of my flavor.

They know their market, so no complaints. Just gotta hit one wherever I am, see what they have.

Never know what cool old rig somebody might have traded in
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Never made it to Ludco, heard stuff was piled high LOL.
Stupid got him shut down.
Shame, there might have been a Special Field 870 20ga stashed in there someplace.

The old cool shops are a thing of the past. Now customers whine over nothing, go on the web and act like idiots. Amazing how guys buying guns need to have their hands held, as soon as they step through the door.

Even the gunshows...........I avoid most. Just not the same.

Customer base may have gotten bigger, but IMHO it aint better.
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My favorite work on it Gun shop is
Alaska Custom Firearms
8225 Old Seward Hwy,
Anchorage, AK 99518
I have several gunshops to drool in , but if I want to have anything DONE to the one I have it is this guy Steve Untiet.
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