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Old 07-01-2021, 8:03 PM
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Thanks for the info. Met Gussler once but didn’t bother to ask. Very nice guy. I’ll give him a buzz.


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Old 07-01-2021, 10:54 PM
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I'm sad too. GFT was my go to shop. They earned my business because of great service and their "no special rules for special people" policy. That is literally putting your money where your mouth is. I returned the favor.
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Any place in SD still doing ammo transfers?
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Old 07-02-2021, 9:42 AM
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Any place in SD still doing ammo transfers?
More specifically, is anyone doing free ammo transfers like GFT? If not, who has the best price?
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Old 07-05-2021, 7:26 AM
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only place i found so far that lists a price for ammo transfer in San Diego is from Gunther Guns in Carlsbad....they note $25/box (https://guntherguns.com/how-to-buy-ammo)....i would imagine that's for 1K rounds?
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Old 07-05-2021, 5:45 PM
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More specifically, is anyone doing free ammo transfers like GFT? If not, who has the best price?

Probably not, they were awesome for providing this service…but if someone finds one please let us know. The search is on for the cheapest place to transfer ammo.


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Old 07-14-2021, 11:56 AM
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only place i found so far that lists a price for ammo transfer in San Diego is from Gunther Guns in Carlsbad....they note $25/box (https://guntherguns.com/how-to-buy-ammo)....i would imagine that's for 1K rounds?
Im in the area, Ill pay em a visit and report back.
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Old 07-14-2021, 3:50 PM
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that would be awesome, thanks
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Old 07-29-2021, 11:32 PM
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It looks like someone is opening up a airsoft store at the location now. wtfbbq
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Old 09-10-2021, 6:51 PM
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Ummm does anyone know if GFT got their FFL07 back?

Look at this thumbnail from their instagram page.
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I copied and pasted the following from their website if that helps?
"Gunfighter Tactical
Aka GFT Customs is your San Diego one stop shop for gunsmithing, Cerakote, engraving, stippling, slide cuts, & all other gun mods ❌NO Firearm Sales❌"

i think they're trying to show representative engraving? i sure miss them. It does mention gunsmithing.....curious as well.
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Old 09-11-2021, 7:01 AM
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They kept their ffl07 which allows manufacturing.

They got rid of their ffl01, which allowed the store front.
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Old 09-11-2021, 9:21 AM
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Anyone doing ammo transfers here now?
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Old 09-11-2021, 11:56 AM
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They kept their ffl07 which allows manufacturing.

They got rid of their ffl01, which allowed the store front.
This makes sense. Thank you.
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An FFL07 can operate a retail store front if they wanted to. That's probably how they are able to still do gunsmithing work and keep the lifetime warranty on their previously sold products.
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They kept their ffl07 which allows manufacturing.

They got rid of their ffl01, which allowed the store front.
sorry what does this mean? GFT is still manufacturing lowers but they cannot sell it themselves? where can we buy them ...
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Old 09-13-2021, 5:03 PM
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i think in their case it means they can do gunsmithing or keep/store your gun at their place while they do cerakoting or engraving etc.
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Old 10-12-2021, 1:07 PM
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Makes you wonder how well business is going for them now.

Fading away? Or busy enough to bring in the money with just gunsmithig, while they possibly relocate to Tennessee?

Still haven't found a new shop to call home yet. From the looks of it, Gusslers is the only decent choice for ammo transfer at $20, though limited pick up window.
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Old 10-12-2021, 8:31 PM
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Makes you wonder how well business is going for them now.

Fading away? Or busy enough to bring in the money with just gunsmithig, while they possibly relocate to Tennessee?

Still haven't found a new shop to call home yet. From the looks of it, Gusslers is the only decent choice for ammo transfer at $20, though limited pick up window.
Where are you ordering from? Most sites won’t ship to Ca anymore, so I’d like to find one that does. Thanks
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Old 10-13-2021, 7:10 AM
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I copied and pasted the following from their website if that helps?
"Gunfighter Tactical
Aka GFT Customs is your San Diego one stop shop for gunsmithing, Cerakote, engraving, stippling, slide cuts, & all other gun mods NO Firearm Sales"

i think they're trying to show representative engraving? i sure miss them. It does mention gunsmithing.....curious as well.

I’ve been into the new shop a few times since the retail shop closed. They’re super busy. I guarantee they’re doing quite well with lower overhead and constant work. Glad to see them still prospering. Good guys.


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Old 10-14-2021, 3:34 PM
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i'm glad to hear that...thanks for posting.
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Old 10-15-2021, 11:42 AM
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Where are you ordering from? Most sites won’t ship to Ca anymore, so I’d like to find one that does. Thanks
Global Ordnance ships to CA. Only knew of them because of the Stribog.
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Old 11-01-2021, 2:57 PM
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Really sad to read this today. I PM'd a seller about buying his handgun and said "hey, lets me at GFT"....He let me know the news about the store closing. I feel like my girlfriend just broke up with me and is now banging my friend.

When they were in the old shop and were Wiser Owl, I took a Glock there that I Bubba'd and they worked on that thing for over an hour. Ryan chatted with me and my wife the whole time. No charge! Just really good guys.

I've known David at AO Sword in El Cajon for a number of years. Great guy.

Gusslers is good too but I always feel like Spicoli when I go there and he's Mr Hand about to yell at me about something I did wrong on a form. lol
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Old 11-02-2021, 8:41 AM
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Gusslers is good too but I always feel like Spicoli when I go there and he's Mr Hand about to yell at me about something I did wrong on a form. lol
Lol agreed, or I feel like I'm visiting the Soup Nazi in Seinfeld. Good guy though, just no nonsense and very efficient.
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Old 11-11-2021, 8:58 PM
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Lol agreed, or I feel like I'm visiting the Soup Nazi in Seinfeld. Good guy though, just no nonsense and very efficient.
lol...yeah, totally. Turkey chilli bisque please....[steps to the right]. Hands over money...
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Old 11-11-2021, 9:01 PM
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Makes you wonder how well business is going for them now.

Fading away? Or busy enough to bring in the money with just gunsmithig, while they possibly relocate to Tennessee?

Still haven't found a new shop to call home yet. From the looks of it, Gusslers is the only decent choice for ammo transfer at $20, though limited pick up window.
Well, they're great cerakote'ers and their gunsmith has always done great work for me. I will keep going there for these services as long as I can.

Bummed he couldn't move his FFL to a new shop.
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Old 11-11-2021, 10:11 PM
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Old 11-12-2021, 1:04 AM
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TKM, thanks for posting this.....i've got to get a pistol to them that's in desperate need of a re-do
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