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Unread 03-26-2017, 07:12 PM   #1
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Anyone have a receiver entirely custom engraved? Ballpark cost?
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Geoffroy Gournet engraved my trigger guard in the Bulino style for $300 or $350... (I don't remember the exact amount) I guess my point is different engravers charge different prices. It is better that you get estimates from various engravers.


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I'd really like to someday have a custom shotgun built. I was looking at a CSMC Fox, but it's looking like that's out of my price range for now. I saw the custom C grade Parker thread on here and thought maybe that would be a cool way to go, I have a particular B grade engraving design I really like.
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Depends on what you want, $1000 to $10000. Best to find an example of what you want and get a few estimates.

Perazzi $6k-$7k
Fox $4k-$5k
63 $1k-$1.5k
61 $600-800
12 $1k-$1.5k
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The price of work will completely depend on the amount of work needed.

The best thing to do is get some examples of what you want and inquire with some engravers.
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I got a quote of $4k from Geoffroy Gournet for engraving the B grade design I like on a V grade.
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Does that include the bead behind the breech balls?

Seems like a fair price.





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That seems like a fair price to me as well. bob Strosin did Gunner's gun complete coverage along with the fore end and trigger guard for around $5K. You can do a search for Gunner's gun and find some nice pictures that another member took of it. JJ Roberts did the engraving on this rifle for a very reasonable amount and the turn around time was exceptional.
Bob's web site is www.resengraving.com and he might have some pictures of it as well.
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Does that include the bead behind the breech balls?

Seems like a fair price.





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Unless specified, i would think that any engraving quote would be for the engraving itself, not the prep or alterations. The frame would likely need to be given to the engraver annealed, old engraving polished out, prepped and bead added. Especially since that bead would require welding and filing.
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Depends on what you want, $1000 to $10000. Best to find an example of what you want and get a few estimates.

Perazzi $6k-$7k
Fox $4k-$5k
63 $1k-$1.5k
61 $600-800
12 $1k-$1.5k
Very good advise.
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