Thanks for the info... Maybe we can bring in the lowers at the same time for a discount???I was suggested to use Award Masters on plafox. If I remember correctly they said $1.50 / letter and $35 min. With heads up they can do it while you wait. Otherwise its a 3-5 day turnaround. I haven't used them yet but plan on bringing a lower down soon.
Did the SR engraving look professional? Nice enough to go on a receiver being given as a gift?Award Masters did my lower too. It worked, but I didn't like how shallow the engraving was. When I did my SBS Remington 870 I went to Santa Rosa Jewelers and they did a good deep engraving versus the laser that was used at Award Masters. I forgot their cost, but they were very reasonable and they're gun guys too.
Here's a pic.Did the SR engraving look professional? Nice enough to go on a receiver being given as a gift?
I'm in Milton. Is there any way you could either send me a pic of part of the engraving or I could come see it? I'm building an AR to give my son in law as a Navy retirement gift and intend on having his name, rank, US NAVY and his years of service engraved on the receiver and want it to look nice. I figure I can fill in the engraving in a contrasting paint color. I've seen the Awards Masters engraving, and it's not good enough for my purposes of a gift. I think the SR Jeweler's engraving pic was done on a steel receiver. Seeng it on an aluminum AR receiver would help.Got my lower done by Santa Rosa Jewelers last week. Dropped it off Tuesday evening and was ready for pickup Wednesday afternoon. Quality looks good and cost $35. It was much easier for me than making it down to Pensacola during the work week.
The bottom picture looks ok... Who did the one on the top pic? That looks great.Here's a pic.
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I think Santa Rosa Jewelers uses punches to engrave from how deep the engraving looks. Not to mention their scribe table with punches is right behind the jewelry counter.
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The bottom one is the AR lower done by Award Masters. I guess my S&W lower had some tough anodizing.
Santa Rosa Jewelers. They are in downtown Milton off of 90 across from the old post office.The bottom picture looks ok... Who did the one on the top pic? That looks great.
I'm not sure if they are or not. Mine looks a little too shallow.I'm assuming those of you that have used award masters that the depth of the engraving is in spec for what the atf wants right?