Custom Builder in Billings Mt.

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by jesterg, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. jesterg

    jesterg Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know Bruce Scott with Scott Precision? Any past experience? What is the quality of his Rifles? I have a contact that can get me a deal through him but would like to do some background checking before I commit to anything.
    I hear he is fond of the 300Norma..
    Any advice is extremely appreciated.
    Thanks jesterg
     
  2. cowboy

    cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Are you sure this guy is from Billings, Mt.? I know a lot of shooters from here and have never heard the name or of any company called Scott Precision.
     

  3. jesterg

    jesterg Well-Known Member

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    Well I just got his card from my friend. And googled the area code 406 it came up with Billings. My friend also met him while attending a wedding in billings this spring. So I can only assume he is there somewhere. He also told me that he is an old school smith and works off of refurals. NO advertising. Just a business card..
    Thanks for any help or info you can provide..
    Jesterg
     
  4. elkoholic72

    elkoholic72 Well-Known Member

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    I also pretty much know or at least have heard of all the smiths within 200 miles and have never ran across that name. Could be a new transplant, but I doubt it... I could be wrong .
    Ben
     
  5. Vance

    Vance New Member

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    Area code 406 is for the whole state. It is a big state.
     
  6. Vance

    Vance New Member

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    Just looked him up. He is in Florence, MT. That is near Missoula in the far western side of the state. Real pretty there.
     
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    B23 Well-Known Member

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    If this guy doesn't work out and you are looking for a smith in Billings Mt. I would highly recommend Randy Melvin of Bull Mtn. Rifle Company. Randy has built a few for me and all were excellent.
     
  8. jesterg

    jesterg Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys thanks for the info. his business card says he has been building customs since 1981.
    My buddy and his dad ordered 2 new guns from him a few months ago. It seems like a good deal.
    If I can't find a current customer of his, I will wait to see how theirs shoot. I have a semi custom 7mm300wm now.And I would like to get something full custom in the future. They said he is low key and doesnt do any advertising.
    Again thanks for the help.
    Jesterg