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Old 05-31-2018, 10:19 AM
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Default Laser Engraving in SoCal

Can anyone recommend a company providing laser engraving for AR lowers in SoCal? I've contacted OC Custom Coating and they have a 3 week wait. I just sent an email to P&L. Any others?
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Old 05-31-2018, 12:19 PM
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Don't know how far you are from here but it is south socal

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Old 05-31-2018, 6:28 PM
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here's a recent thread:

also you might consider Charlie at
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Old 06-01-2018, 4:12 AM
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P&L in El Monte
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Old 06-02-2018, 10:34 PM
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P&L !
Go get it done...he is quick, detailed, does the work while you watch.
Price was very reasonable.

The laser engraving is sharp and deep enough for legal marking requirements.
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Old 06-06-2018, 11:50 AM
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Ztech in Ontario did my friend's lower today while he waited for $60. (213) 500-6943. I believe he had to send an email for an appointment, which he got for the same day. The email is You can look at their work on instagram under ztechlasers.
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Old 06-06-2018, 12:44 PM
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I have had great experiences with Atomic Engraving in Sylmar.
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Old 06-06-2018, 2:22 PM
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I Have an appointment for sat to get 5 ars and 2 1911's done 25 for ars and 20 for 1911s
UPDATE all done very clean I was 2 hours early and lucked into a window where he could complete. All done in 30 minutes and out the door. 10 passes per ar and 20 passes for 1911s to get depth plus. Nice guy very professional and great machining facility.

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Old 06-14-2018, 7:58 AM
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I ended up going to AlwaysEngraved in Long Beach. Highly recommended! Great shop and super nice people. Check out this thread:
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Old 06-14-2018, 7:15 PM
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I just used OC ENGRAVING in Santa Ana (Orange County, SoCal). Great prices and service. You will need to wait with firearm related engravings (no ffl). Laser used, not sure what type, more than deep enough to satisfy regulations even after cerakote.

I called yesterday and had my appointment this morning. Very happy.

714-546-8663 3400 W. Warner Ave. Unit J-1 Santa Ana, CA, 92704. They are on east side of building beside/behind Shoreline Ambulance.

Seemed to understand pressing nature of need to have engraving done. My local FFL/Smith had my stuff for a week and had not yet slated engraving time.
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Old 06-14-2018, 7:22 PM
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++++ on P+L (his user name on here) he's is best. In El Monte an 07 manufacturer. Does it while you wait. Only charges $20 for ATF required info (price may be off I haven't done any lately)
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Old 06-20-2018, 7:08 PM
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Another recommendation for P&L. He did several for my buddy and I a few weeks back

He has a thread in the Commercial Services sub-forum:
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Old 06-21-2018, 10:11 PM
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Anyone else in or near lb? The one previously mentioned is kind of pricey for just the legal etch (yes, I know I'm being cheap). I'm hoping not to have to drive to el monte.
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Old 06-27-2018, 10:27 PM
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I use oc laser engraving. The owners name is Sargon and he is great and do my lowers while I waited. He dose it out of his house. Just give him a call and he will help you out.
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Old 08-10-2018, 9:56 PM
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P&L, make the's worth it.
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P&L, fast, good, and cheap.

And Nhut is very nice in person.
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Old 08-23-2018, 1:08 AM
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80 percent arms in Santa Ana did my engraving in a day or 2. Between Harbor and Fairview on Warner.
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Old 09-03-2018, 4:02 PM
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Any laser engravers in the Temecula/Murrieta/Menifee area?

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