Rifle Gunsmithing

General Rifle Repair / Clean & Inspect

General Rifle Repair / Clean & Inspect

MGW offers general rifle repair and both OEM and aftermarket parts replacement and fitting. Broken Part? Lost spring? MGW stocks thousands of brand name parts both OEM and aftermarket performance upgrade parts. General Repair is billed at hourly rate plus part costs. $75.00 per hour.

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Rifle Machining (Drilling, Tapping, Threading, Etc.)

Rifle Machining (Drilling, Tapping, Threading, Etc.)

MGW offers a wide variety of services related to rifle machining. Barrel threading for suppressors or muzzle breaks, Drilling and tapping for a rail or scope base, or turning down a barrel blank. MGW's full service machine shop is capable of many rifle gunsmithing projects. All rifle machine work is billed at $110.00 per hour. For work of this nature it is best to give us a call or email with more details about the project you have and we would be happy to assist.

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Rifle Trigger Work

Rifle Trigger Work

A customized trigger system allows for less creep, a more defined trigger squeeze and a lighter trigger pull. All of which will increase accuracy and ease of use. This is a must have for serious shooters, or for newer shooters looking to up their game.

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$175.00

Install Timney Style Aftermarket Rifle Trigger Pack

Install Timney Style Aftermarket Rifle Trigger Pack

While a customized trigger can give your rifle that truly custom feel, sometimes you need more than can be offered from modifying a factory trigger. Drop in systems from Timney, Geissele Automatics, Wilson, Apex and other brands are the industry leaders in aftermarket triggers, and their custom triggers can be installed on most of today's rifles as well as older vintage models.

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$75.00

Install Aftermarket Rifle Trigger Shoe

Install Aftermarket Rifle Trigger Shoe

Trigger shoes can be used for a different feel or touch as well as adding a touch of distance for length of pull reasons. Most trigger shoes are adaptable and come in a wide range of options.

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$35.00

Rifle Reface and Crown Barrel

Rifle Reface and Crown Barrel

Barrel Crowning might be one of the best things one can do to improve accuracy. A perfectly crowned rifle barrel diverts gases in an even manor and leaves a clean surface for the bullet to exit from. Typical target Crown at 11 Degree or Hunting at 45 Degree.

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$75.00

Rifle Jeweling

Rifle Jeweling

Nothing is quite as classic as a fine rifle with jeweled components. Jeweling or engine turned as some may call it adds a distinct classic and timeless look to both today's rifle and the vintage classics.

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$37.50

Rifle Bolt Handle Bend and Polish (Military Style)

Rifle Bolt Handle Bend and Polish (Military Style)

Converting the military style upward facing bolt handle is a must what sporterizing some of the military bolt rifles from days gone by. Bending to fit traditional hunting stocks and synthetic tactical stocks will take on the desired fit and function of modern bolt guns.

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$90.00

Rifle Install Tactical Bolt Knob

Rifle Install Tactical Bolt Knob

Tactical style Bolt Handles give the shooter a much quicker follow up shot with a larger grip area, better ergonomics and ease of location without leaving the scope.

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$90.00

Rifle Barrel Installation (Bolt Action)

Rifle Barrel Installation (Bolt Action)

Bolt action Rifle Barrel installation. Often starting as a blank or a pre machined contoured barrel ready to thread. On select models MGW can install new barrels from Brands like E.R. Shaw, Krieger, Shilen and others. There are endless options and the scope of barrel installation will depend on model, caliber, stock & material. For this service we would ask you to email with details of the type of work you are looking at getting done along with as much information as possible. Caliber, Model, desired barrel, etc.

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Rifle Barrel Re-Chambering (Select Models)

Rifle Barrel Re-Chambering (Select Models)

Rifle barrel rechambering can be done for a variety of reasons. Caliber changes, chamber or throat problems in barrel etc. Depending on the model some rechambering can be done with the barrel on the receiver and some the barrel must be pulled. Many times rechambering requires a change in barrel length for accuracy as well. Because of this each case is different and a firm quote will be made after more information about your project is gathered. Please give us an email with details of the project and we will determine if this is something we can help with. (Select bolt action models only)

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Rifle Barrel Inspection (Bore Scope)

Rifle Barrel Inspection (Bore Scope)

Utilizing today's camera technology complete rifle bore inspections can be done to determine the quality of the bore, Land and groove condition, throat erosion, copper fouling, rust and pits, etc. If any issues appear we can also send the image of the issue to you via email. 20 caliber and larger barrels only.

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$75.00

Rifle Perform Chamber Cast

Rifle Perform Chamber Cast

A chamber casting is a great way to find out a caliber of non-marked barrels, throat lengths, military rifles calibers and reloading data to be obtained. MGW uses Cerrosafe to perform chamber castings.

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$60.00

Rifle Cut Extractor Slot in Barrel

Rifle Cut Extractor Slot in Barrel

On select models MGW can index and cut the extractor slot on models such as the Win M-70 Claw extractor or the Sako style on select Remington rifles. These services are billed at our normal machine rate of $110.00 per hour. Please send us an email with details of the project and we would be happy to assist.

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$110.00

Rifle Install Sling Eyelet in Stock

Rifle Install Sling Eyelet in Stock

Installing the rifle stock sling swivel using the right tools will ensure a perfectly positioned, straight and centered eyelet counter sunk to factory dimensions.

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$35.00

Rifle Solder On style front Sling Eyelet (Will Require Reblue)

Rifle Solder On style front Sling Eyelet (Will Require Reblue)

The solder style front eyelet often found on bands as well as a base with eyelet is by far one of the best looking and classic styles of mounting configurations for the rifle sling. This style of eyelet is very secure and a permanent solution. Will require the barrel to be blued as well. * Swivel Not Included

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$75.00

Rifle Suppressor Alignment Rod Check

Rifle Suppressor Alignment Rod Check

Suppressor alignment is often overlooked, yet remains one of the first steps before the first shot should be sent downrange. Suppressor Alignment rods are cylindrically ground to the exact diameter as the bore and will give the best visual to detect bullet path. After the wait and investment of your suppressor having it professionally checked is a must.

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$40.00

Rifle Recoil Pad Installation (Does not include custom length)

Rifle Recoil Pad Installation (Does not include custom length)

No Matter the reason you are adding or replacing a recoil pad, done properly the new pad will fit clean and flush. The stocks heel and toe will meet the new recoil pad with a tight flush finish where the base of the pad's lines are uninterrupted and the pad will look as an extension of the stock. MGW installs hundreds of recoil pads per year both OEM and aftermarket upgraded recoil pads from manufacturers such as Pachmayr and Kick-Eez. * Pad & Spacers Sold Separately

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$95.00

Rifle Glass Bedding of Action

Rifle Glass Bedding of Action

As the foundation for accuracy in your rifle, Glass Bedding works by relieving the stress or flex of an action in the stock & minimizes the movement of an action within the stock. This all translates to more consistent shots and better accuracy.

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$110.00

Rifle Free Float Barrel Channel

Rifle Free Float Barrel Channel

Free floating the barrel channel can greatly improve accuracy by allowing the barrel to stay concentric with the action without pressure from the stock. Free floating allows the barrel's natural harmonics to take place while firing without obstruction from the stock or other parts.

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$75.00

Rifle Pillar Bedding (Select Models)

Rifle Pillar Bedding (Select Models)

Why pillar bedding? Accuracy of course! Pillar bedding works by having alloy pillars embedded into the stock so that the action only rests on the pillars. This creates an extremely sturdy and non-compressible bridge that supports the action and bottom metal as well as keeps the torque on the bottom metal or action screws uniform creating consistency from shot to shot. (Select models)

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Rifle Install OEM Replacement Stock

Rifle Install OEM Replacement Stock

Wood, Synthetic, Fiberglass or other materials. MGW installs both factory OEM replacement stocks as well as aftermarket stocks. Careful fitting of a new wood stock to ensure both recoil force and fit and finish is crucial. Bedding the stock properly also ensures accuracy, performance and the longevity of the stock.

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Rifle Bore Sighting

Rifle Bore Sighting

Bore Sighting allows you to get on paper quickly without wasting expensive ammunition before getting zeroed in. Whether you are purchasing a new optic, new rifle or just remounting an existing scope. Bore Sighting is a quick and inexpensive way of getting you close to target.

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$35.00

Rifle Scope installation - Includes Bore Sighting

Rifle Scope installation - Includes Bore Sighting

With some of today's optics and long range shooting, proper scope mounting should not go overlooked. There are literally thousands of options when it comes to optics and mounting hardware. As hunters and long range shooters ourselves we understand the value of having the scope mounted as low to the receiver and barrel as possible as well as hardware options, eye relief and MOA. (With Customer Supplied Mount, Rings and Scope)

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$75.00

Rifle Scope Ring Lapping

Rifle Scope Ring Lapping

Scope Ring Lapping can ensure proper surface area contact between the rings and tube of optic as well as prevent damage from a ring pinching and marring the delicate scope tube. Ring Lapping is a must for today's long range shooters and ultra-expensive optics on the market.

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$75.00

Rifle Gas System Regulation (With or Without Suppressor)

Rifle Gas System Regulation (With or Without Suppressor)

Regulating Gas Systems on semi auto rifles can be tricky business. With so many ammunition options, standard or suppressed, piston or gas. MGW can regulate and help semi auto rifles with cycling issues. From the AR platform to the FN and Browning BAR series of rifles and more.

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Rifle Custom Muzzle Brake installation

Rifle Custom Muzzle Brake installation

Having a professionally installed custom muzzle brake is a must for some of those hard hitting magnum calibers. Today's rifles have gotten lighter and lighter with new composite materials and metals being used. A custom brake can reduce the felt recoil drastically. In some cases the felt recoil of a magnum can be reduced to that of a standard and standard calibers down to short action felt recoil. * Threaded and Brake Contoured to Barrel (re-bluing may be required)

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Rifle AR/AK style brake installed on pre threaded Barrel

Rifle AR/AK style brake installed on pre threaded Barrel

We get it. You want to be the coolest guy at the range with that new tactical brake or just the loudest. Put down that pipe wrench and let us remove and install it using professional fixtures and tools.

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$45.00

Rifle Install Custom Parts On AR/AK Style Rifles

Rifle Install Custom Parts On AR/AK Style Rifles

Starting with a stripped lower? Or just need a hand with that new stock, rail or part fit. MGW can build what you want from the ground up or just install some great upgrades from the likes of manufactures like Battle Arms, Black Rain, CMMG, Bushmaster, Sig Sauer and many more.

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Rifle Bluing (Bolt Action & Semi-Auto)

Rifle Bluing (Bolt Action & Semi-Auto)

Firearm bluing has been called many things over the years: Hot Blue, Black Oxide, Caustic Blue, Salt Blue and more. Regardless of the term you use Midwest Gun Works is the nation's premiere location to perform this service.

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$120.00

Rifle Bluing (Lever Action)

Rifle Bluing (Lever Action)

Firearm bluing has been called many things over the years: Hot Blue, Black Oxide, Caustic Blue, Salt Blue and more. Regardless of the term you use Midwest Gun Works is the nation's premiere location to perform this service.

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$260.00

Rifle French Graying (Select Models)

Rifle French Graying (Select Models)

French Graying is the finish process of enhancing and protecting rifles with deep relief hand cut engraving. This method is used and reserved for highly engraved receivers and related parts. The outcome is a satin gray overall look with the engraving cuts highlighted in dark black ink as seen here on an Olympian Grade Browning Bolt Action Mauser.

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$350.00

Rifle Case Color Receiver (Select Models)

Rifle Case Color Receiver (Select Models)

We think the pictures say it all. The classic look of a fine rifle done in Case Color is as good as it gets. On select steel models, MGW can create this look to give your rifle that one of a kind custom look. While reserved for some of the most expensive double guns in the world, Case color can be done to create a one of a kind stunning rifle.

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$600.00

Rifle Cerakote Finishing

Rifle Cerakote Finishing

Cerakote is THE industry leader in ceramic based finishes. Cerakote is a ceramic based finish that can be applied to metals, plastics, polymers and wood. The unique formulation used for Cerakote ceramic coating enhances a number of physical performance properties including abrasion/wear resistance, corrosion resistance, chemical resistance, impact strength, and hardness.

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$45.00

Rifle Wood Finishing (2 Piece Sets)

Rifle Wood Finishing (2 Piece Sets)

MGW is simply the best in the business when it comes to stock finishing. Known nationwide for some of the best restorations on some of the finest firearms made. With different finish options available MGW can determine what finish best meets the OEM look you want on the stock and forend project you have. We offer three different styles of finish - A high gloss polyurethane finish, a spray on polyurethane satin finish and a hand rubbed oil finish.

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$145.00

Rifle Wood Finishing (1 Piece Stocks)

Rifle Wood Finishing (1 Piece Stocks)

MGW is simply the best in the business when it comes to stock finishing. Known nationwide for some of the best restorations on some of the finest firearms made. With different finish options available MGW can determine what finish best meets the OEM look you desire on your rifle stock. We offer three different styles of finish - A high gloss polyurethane finish, a spray on polyurethane satin finish and a hand rubbed oil finish.

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$375.00