Bozeman MT gunsmiths?

Discussion in 'West' started by elkoholic21, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. elkoholic21

    elkoholic21 Member

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    I recently moved from the Flathead area down to Bozeman. I will be building a new hunting rifle this winter and will be needing the help of a gunsmith. Just wondering if any of you know of some good gunsmiths in the bozeman area??
     
  2. the444shooter

    the444shooter Well-Known Member

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    Check and see if Rocky Cushman is still operating in Yellowstone Gateway Sports, out at Four Corners.
     
  3. TikkaShooters

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    Rocky is still at Yellowstone Gateway Sports. Payne's Gunsmithing builds some competitor's rifles but don't ask him to install a muzzle brake! You'll get an hour long lecture as to why he does not like them.

    As far as a precision gunsmith, the closest one is Columbia Falls. Underground Skunkworks. Mike and Matt over there are a couple of the best in the state.

    You can see one of the guns he worked on at the link in my signature.
     
  4. MT4XFore

    MT4XFore Well-Known Member

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    Ft Shaw is a lot closer than Columbia Falls and APS rifles is located there. None better than Kirby Allen!
     
  5. TikkaShooters

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    I stand corrected! I thought Ft. Shaw was further and yes, Kirby makes some amazing guns!
     
  6. montana_native

    montana_native Well-Known Member

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    Young's Gunsmithing in Sand Coulee, MT is my recommendation.
     
  7. elkoholic21

    elkoholic21 Member

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    Thank you guys for the feedback, its greatly appreciated! I will look into all you mentioned
     
  8. Catahoula

    Catahoula Well-Known Member

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    Check out Gentry Custom Products in Belgrade. Don't know him but my son in law says he is a heck of a gunsmith.
    Kirk
     
  9. rooster740

    rooster740 Well-Known Member

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    I would never recomend or use Rocky Cushman at Yellowstone Gateway Sports again
     
  10. 405win

    405win Well-Known Member

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    I have to agree.
     
  11. dieseldoc

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    Had Dave build me a 6MMBR from ground up and it by far is the best shooter I ever had, plus Dave is a great guy, can't go wrong with him.

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