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Old 05-19-2011, 09:48 AM
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Insurace for gunsmiths

I'm just starting up my gunsmithing business, and I was wondering what you guys carry for insurance? I checked into a couple of places and it seemed pretty expensive. Thanks in advance
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Old 05-20-2011, 09:38 AM
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Re: Insurace for gunsmiths

Have you checked out Joseph Chiarello and Co.? Here is a link: Gun Insurance Home, Welcome
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Old 05-20-2011, 01:20 PM
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Re: Insurace for gunsmiths

Check out NRA sponsered insurance. That 'expense' is just part of the cost of doing business that your average customer doesn't see.
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:29 AM
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Re: Insurace for gunsmiths

Be certain to ask your insurance agent about product liability and completed operations coverages. He will explain each to you.
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:06 PM
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Re: Insurace for gunsmiths

NRA endorsed insurance is probably your best bet. Mention your a machine shop to a typical insurance company and insurance is not too bad, mention the word gun or firearm and they either won't insure you or you'll pay through the nose. Check out the NRA insurance providers, they deal in gunsmith insurance all the time. It still ain't cheap though. Good luck.
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:35 AM
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Re: Insurace for gunsmiths

If you read the fine print most Gun related insurance is covered by Joseph Chiarello and Co. The independent carriers are just their agents. Loyds of London is another carrier but they are quite expensive.

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Old 05-22-2011, 11:05 AM
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Re: Insurace for gunsmiths

My NRA endorsed Lockton gunsmith insurance cost me $1295 a year. With all these vague answers I wonder how many guys really carry insurance.
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