Gunsmith near South King County & Tacoma

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What services does C.A.R. Firearms offer?

From custom gun builds to detailed laser engraving and comprehensive gun repairs, we provide a wide range of firearm services tailored to your needs.

How long does a custom firearm build typically take?

The duration can vary based on complexity and customization level. If the customer has all the components for their custom build, it should be within the lead time given. If we are sourcing components it is contingent upon availability from the manufacturers.

Do I need to make an appointment for gun repair or can I walk in?

Walk-ins are always welcome during our business hours. However, appointments are needed on Wednesdays ONLY.

What type of firearms can you restore?

We handle a variety of firearms, from vintage/modern rifles, shotguns, lever guns, revolvers, and handguns. Contact us with specifics, and we'll let you know how we can assist.

Is laser engraving purely aesthetic, or can it serve a functional purpose?

While many opt for laser engraving for aesthetic reasons, it can also serve functional purposes, such as marking firearms for identification.

What maintenance services do you recommend for my firearm, and how often?

Regular cleaning and inspections are crucial. Basic field strip and cleaning after every trip to the range, a much more thorough cleaning is based on several factors. Including usage, quality of ammo, choice of storage, and variables based on specific firearms design.

How do I care for my firearm after getting it laser engraved?

Treat it as you would any firearm, but be cautious with abrasive cleaning methods that might damage the engraving.

Can I provide a custom design for laser engraving?

Absolutely! We welcome your custom designs and will work with you to ensure they're perfectly replicated on your firearm.

Do you offer any warranties or guarantees on your work?

We stand by the quality of our work. 1 year warranty on ALL gunsmithing (Labor ONLY), warranty is null and void with neglect, abuse and misuse.

Are there any firearms or modifications you don't handle?

While we cover a broad range of services, there are certain restrictions based on local regulations and our company policies. Please contact us with specifics to confirm.

Do you sell TSA compliant gun cases and locks?

Yes! We sell TSA compliant firearm cases and firearm locks. We are also the closest gun shop to the airport that carries them.