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  1. Photo Gallery of our Handgun Restorations

    Custom Shop Inc.
    Here is a link to the Completed Handguns Gallery on our website where we showcase many of the different revolver and pistol models and finishes we have restored here at Custom Shop, Inc. Completed Handguns Gallery - Custom Shop Also, here is a link to our Before & After Gallery where you...
  2. Damaged Revolvers from Recent California Fire Storms

    Custom Shop Inc.
    We've been getting quite a few firearms in that were damaged by the Fire Storms that raged through Northern California a few months ago. Here are some from a single household (2 Colt Pythons, 1 Colt Diamondback, and a couple of Smith & Wesson's) that we are starting to work on now. Soon, we...
  3. Rust Damage on 6" Blue Python - BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS

    Custom Shop Inc.
    We just completed restoration on this 6" Python. Check out these Before & After photos that our in-house Professional Photographer took of them. Enjoy!
  4. Colt Single Action Revolvers Damaged in Fire

    Custom Shop Inc.
    This pair of Colt Single Action Army revolvers was damaged in a house fire and in need of a good restoration. No problem! Here at Custom Shop, we will do our magic on these guns and return them to the owner looking just like the day they came from the Colt factory. In a couple of days we...
  5. SAA Revolvers Damaged in Fire

    Colt-Smithing
    This pair of Colt Single Action Army revolvers was damaged in a house fire and in need of a good restoration. No problem! Here at Custom Shop, we will do our magic on these guns and return them to the owner looking just like the day they came from the Colt factory. In a couple of days we...
  6. 2 Bullets Lodged in Colt Python Revolver!!!

    Colt-Smithing
    Here is a Colt Python that has 2 bullets lodged in the barrel. The first bullet lodged in the end. Apparently not realizing it, the owner shot a second bullet which stuck behind the first one and severely bulged the barrel. Here at Custom Shop, we will replace the barrel and completed refinish...
  7. DISASTER - Hand Etched Colt Python needing Restoration - OUCH!

    Custom Shop Inc.
    We just got this Colt Python in for restoration. As you can see, it has been completely hand etched. As a Colt Recommended Service & Restoration Center, we'll be restoring this Python back to its original, factory condition. Keep tracking our posts and we'll show you how the restoration...
  8. Colt Python High Polish Restoration VIDEO - Awesome!

    Custom Shop Inc.
    Check out our video of a Colt Python 8-inch Bright Stainless we restored. This High Polish is so perfect you could use it as a mirror to shave! Here at Custom Shop, Inc., we are known for our spectacular High Polish finishes. https://www.youtube.com/embed/Bu1JIKL-RMk?rel=0
  9. BEFORE & AFTER Colt Trooper Restoration

    Custom Shop Inc.
    As a Colt recommended Service & Restoration Center, we removed the hand etching on the frame, cylinder turn lines, pits, etc., on this Colt Trooper, and added a new set of Colt factory presentation grips. And as we always do here at Custom Shop, Inc., we returned the revolver to its 100%...
  10. Got one! New Custom Shop M45A1

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    My first custom shop gun. Came with a blue box and not the Pelican case. Showing the serial number so OctopusHighball can use for his data base. And judging by the test target from Colt t looks like it will be a heckuva shooter also. Front strap checkering feels great. Colt claims very limited...
  11. Colt Custom Shop Order

    Single Action Army
    Howdy there. New guy here. I was wondering if anyone had experience with the Colt Custom shop they would like to share; good or bad. I was in the process of placing an order on a pair of SAA in 38-40 when during an email correspondence with someone from the custom shop the email bounced back...
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