Q: How do I get my gun to you?
A: You may ship your gun via UPS, Parcel Post, Registered Mail, Fed Ex or any common carrier. It is not necessary to have a Federal Firearms License to ship a gun for repair. Include a note with gun outlining what work you want performed. We will provide a detailed estimate for the necessary work and will await your approval before proceeding with any work.
Q: I was given my grandfathers Parker, is it safe to shoot?
A: I cannot answer this without examining the gun. Feel free to ship your gun and we will examine it and give you our findings. We do not charge for this service but would charge for packing, handling and return postage.
Q: How can I get information about my Parker?
A: Give us a call or send a letter and we will answer your questions. However, it may be necessary to see the gun for some specific questions.
Q: My Parker shotgun is missing the forend. Can I get one made?
A: Yes, we are in a position to fit a new forend complete, both metal and wood.
Q: What is my Parker gun worth?
A: This would depend on the gauge , grade, condition and your geographic area.
Q: Should I insure my Parker?
A: I would recommend insuring your Parker for today’s market value.
Q: How do you know if my Parker is all original?
A: We can determine originality with a physical examination of the gun based on our many years of experience and knowledge of Parkers .
Q: How long does it take for an average restoration?
A: We cannot give you an estimate of the time required to complete our work as we always focus on workmanship not speed of completion. However we do our best to complete all our work in a reasonable amount of time.
Q: How do I know if my barrels are suitable and chambered for modern ammunition?
A: This would require that we inspect the barrels.
Q: How much does a restoration cost?
A: The cost would depend on many variables such as the present condition, grade and what repairs would be required to restore to Parker standards. After examining the gun we send an itemized quote for the necessary work and will await your approval or decision on what work you want completed. There is no charge for this service, only the cost for returning the gun as received if the job is not accepted.