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gunsmith in NW IL area to install graco?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by superump, Feb 8, 2011.

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  1. superump

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    Trying to find a gunsmith in NW IL area to install a graco LOP recoil shock system. can't find anyone anywhere. I used to go to our Davenport IA Gander Mountain gunsmith but I just found out today they have done away with all but 6 stores with gunsmiths and the other stores mail everything to one of those six stores. Seeral other area gunsmiths will not install graco because of cutting the stock. I dont want to ship my gun somewhere and also then have them guess my length of pull. Willing to drive an hour or so if I have to. Thanks
     
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  3. missed

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    Check with Carter's Gun Shop in Shabbona, Ill.
     
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    Call Keith Heeg. He did one for me and it was excellent.
     
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    Alan Braner, New Lennox, IL (815) 955 - 2074
     
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    Easy, since you said NW Illinois... Just over the border by about 5 miles south of Monroe, WI is Larry Wehinger*. Not only can he do the job perfectly for you but he is an excellent stock fitter. Adn if you are not familiar with the name, he is twice Wisconsin Singles Champ and his wife was just this past year inducted into the ATA HOF.



    He can cut your stock, he can install the unit, he has them in stock and his shop is a really fun place to visit. His phone is



    608-328-4339



    * pronounced Wee' ing er



    Tell him Jack said hello.
     
  7. Dickgshot

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    MIA: FYI Northwest Illinois means Rockford, McHenry, Cary, Carpentersville. Anything farther than that we consider eastern Iowa.
     
  8. superump

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    Hey coveybuster - where is this keith heeg at and how do I get his phone number? I talked to Larry Wehinger and thats prob where I will end up taking it but he seemed a little expensive. Thanks for the help from NW IL and I guess eastern Iowa.
     
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    Where are you located?
     
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    I'll second Larry, he does great work.



    tony
     
  11. SpeedyWho

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    Alan Braner, New Lennox, IL (815) 955 - 2074

    Call Al hes a great guy and he does wonderful work.
     
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