Old Misfit would like to know ? What makes a

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 06:02 (19 days ago)

African Hunter an African Hunter, or an El Diablo and El Diablo ? Engraving packages change at the request of the owner, calibers seem to be inter-changeable, even grip frame to some degree.
We realize the Govmt requires certain items to be on the final work, but even that seems to have some flex
I have an older El Diablo in 44 spl built off a small frame 3 screw, Scott has an El Diablo, completely different in cal and features, now you build a 475 LB (awesome by the way) with different features and engraving resembling my 500 LB that was called a Montana Hunter.
So I am confused ( probably Normal for me) as to what is required to call a package a El Diablo or Montana Hunter or African Hunter, Or Scott Boggs New Orleans Whore House Special ?

The name of the gun is up to the customer. I

Gary Reeder
Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 16:32 (18 days ago) @ jthomson

have to have a series name on the barrel as that is how we register our various series with the feds. The series name really has nothing to do with the actual features of the gun other than series like the Ultimate 45, Ultimate 357 or any of the Ultimate series. But the customer picks out the series and then decides how he wants it built. It is not unusual to get an order in with 10 pages of pictures of various series. He might want the barrel to look like one pic, the gripframe like another pic and so on. That's why they call it a custom gun.

Probably 85% of the orders we get will be

Gary Reeder
Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 15:11 (17 days ago) @ Gary Reeder

to build the gun "just like it is in the picture". Most of the time if the customer adds anything it will be something personal, like a name or initials.

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