Gunsmithing

Pricing and Services

Calibers gunsmith shop provides exceptional services that cover all your gunsmithing needs. Our gunsmith's have over 50 years combined experience.

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Gunsmithing Hourly


  • $80 Per hour with a $45 Minimum

Additional Fees


  • $3 Shop fee (lubricant, cleaner, etc.)
  • $15 While-you-wait surcharge
  • $15 Administrative fee for parts orders
  • $10 Research fee for hard-to-find parts
  • $20 Tool fee for cutting, drilling or pinning melonite barrels
  • If firearm is dropped off for malfunction diagnosis, a magazine and ammunition must be provided. If no ammunition is provided, a box will be added to the bill.

Following prices do not include parts 

Standard Services


  • Handgun sight install $45* (Free if purchased from Calibers Shooters Sports Centers Locations) *1911 Sight fitting subject to labor needed.
  • Barrel cut and re-crown $45-$80
  • Barrel pinning and welding $60
  • Glock trigger install $45
  • Glock maintenance service $120 (Includes full cleaning and inspection and replacement of parts by Glock certified armorer.) *Price does not include replacement parts.
  • AR-15 M4 Maintenance service $120 (Includes full cleaning and inspection plus replacement of commonly worn parts)
  • Firearm cleaning & inspection: Handguns $45 Long guns $80
  • Detail strip and clean, removing cosmoline $150
  • *Rust and heavy soiling will incur a $20 surcharge

Package Services

S&W J-Frame Carry Package


  • Full cleaning
  • Trigger job
  • Install Apex Kit #103106 to reduce pull to 9 lbs
  • Must be modern centerfire J-frame with frame mounted firing pin.
  • Labor $160

S&W K, L, N Frame Trigger Job


  • Full cleaning
  • Trigger job
  • Install Wilson Kit #178
  • Labor $160

1911 Trigger Upgrade Package


  • Full cleaning
  • Trigger job 4-5 lbs
  • Fit and install new trigger with over-travel stop.
  • Fit and install Harrison or Wilson Combat hammer, sear and disconnector.
  • Labor $180
  • *Lead times may vary based on parts availability.

Handgun Services


  • Trigger job $160 and up
  • Sight in $45 (Ammo not included)
  • Barrel fit on Semi Auto $100
  • Chamber cylinder $80
  • Satin re-finish SS Guns $160
  • Re-crown barrel $60
  • Bob hammer $45
  • Fit new hammer/trigger $120

1911 Specific Services


  • Trigger job $160
  • Bobtail main spring $160
  • Install ambi safety $60
  • Replace ejector $45
  • Fit new barrel/bushing $120
  • Replace extractor $45
  • Fit beavertail safety $80
  • Fit hammer $45
  • Fit trigger $45
  • Lower ejection port $120
  • Fit magazine well flare $80

AR 15 Services


  • Pin low profile gas block $60
  • Pin A2 Front sight tower $80 (Only on new or never pinned barrel and sight tower)
  • Install free float handguard $45
  • Trigger group install and Fit $45
  • Optic mount and sight $45
  • Sight in iron sights $45
  • Install Magpul ASAP $45
  • Build complete upper $60 (Not including parts)
  • Build complete lower $60 (Not including parts)
  • Build complete rifle $110.00 (Not including parts)
  • Remove and re-pin muzzle $80

AK Style Service 


  • Pin front sight tower $80
  • Pin gas block $80
  • Fit and install furniture $80
  • Remove side scope mount $210
  • Sight in iron sights $45
  • Single point sling mount install $45

Shotgun Services 


  • Install combat sights $120
  • Shorten barrel $80
  • Install bead sight $45 per bead
  • Cut/crown/cold blue $80
  • Polish trigger internals $80
  • Replace furniture $80
  • Fit barrel heat shield $45
  • Mount side saddle $45
  • Double barrel shotgun full cleaning $120

Custom Work


  • Custom work and machining $100 per hour
  • Fitting rifle action to new stock $320
  • Fit and install recoil pad to stock $120 (Add $40 if shortening stock or flattening curved butt)
  • Drill & tap for new scope mounting $120
  • History check/verification documentation $120
  • Insurance quotes $45 per gun
  • Insurance repair $90 per hour
  • Insurance appraisal with letter $80 per gun

Cerakote Pricing 


  • All non-stock colors will add $40 fee  
  • Non-stock colors are typically the pinks, blues, reds, etc.
  • Ask if color is in stock if not sure. 

Handguns 


  • Complete handgun (1 color) $150.00 
  • Add 2nd color for two-tone or accents $40 Additional complete disassembly/reassembly $50 additional 
  • Slide only (1 color) $80 Slide disassembly/reassembly $30 
  • Frame only (1 color) $80 Frame disassembly/reassembly $30 
  • Components only (trigger, mag release, safety, etc.) $45 
  • Themed or camouflage patterns starting at $325 

Long Guns 


  • Complete AR/AK (includes everything from stock to muzzle in 1 color) $300.00 
  • Add 2nd color for two-tone or accents $40 additional 
  • Themed or camouflage patterns start at $450. Complete disassembly/reassembly of AR/AK/SCAR $85 additional. Scope (1 color) $110 – Scope Mount (1 color) $60 – Optic (Aimpoint, Eotech, etc. in 1 color) $90. Bipod (1 color) $90. Flashlight $85 
  • Hand guard only (including railed hand guards) $90 
  • AR stripped upper or lower $95 
  • Package deal: stripped upper, lower, rail (1 color) $250 
  • Magazine (1 color) $25 
  • Barrel only (1 color) $75 
  • BCG (1 color) $70 

Bolt Action Rifle (1 color) $250.00 


  • Add 2nd color for two-tone or accents $40 additional 
  • Includes Receiver, barrel, bottom metal, and bolt handle 
  • Complete disassembly/reassembly $60 additional 

Shotguns (1 color) $250.00 


  • Receiver and barrel only $200 
  • Add 2nd color for two tone or accents $40 additional 
  • Complete disassembly/reassembly $60 additional