Endorsements / Comments

 

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Rod, thanks again for the good work adding the adjustable plate and pad to my Browning XS Skeet over and under. I removed the plate and easily added the weights into the stock bolt hole. Thanks for the tip on adding the screws in the bolt hole to keep the weights in place. It worked perfectly. I'm looking forward to shooting it next weekend. 
Good luck in the future growing your business. With the quality work you do I'm certain you'll achieve all your goals!!
Thanks again, Perry Heise

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HI Rod. 

You may remember me.On Monday of this past week my friend Joe and I picked up 2 shotguns that you had mounted adjustable butt plates on. You were kind enough to go ahead and custom fit both the butt plate and adjustable comb on my BT-99. You also mentioned that I had a horrible way of sighting down the barrel and gave suggestions on how to fix that.
On Wednesday of this week I took the gun out to the range (Robinson Ranch here in Inglis) to shoot in the league we shoot in every week.
First round I had a 25,and second round had a 23.
Just wanted to say thank you and let you know that your expertise is most appreciated.
Best Regards,
John Harrington
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Hi, Rod:
I just wanted to let you know that I shot the shotgun you worked on for me and absolutely love what you did to it! The gun fits me well and the craftsmanship on the pad is outstanding. Thanks for a job very well done! Good luck on your deer hunting, and send me a photo when you kill one.
Chip 
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Lori,
Thanks for the feed back! Glad I could help! 
See you at the Cardinal Classic.
thanks Again..........Rod

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Hi Rod, 
Thank you so much for cutting the stock and putting the gooey pad on my newly acquired Browning BT-100 Stainless. It is wonderful to finally be shooting a gun that truly fits; my scores have improved dramatically because of the work that you did for me. I would highly recommend you to any and all shooters. I will see you at the Cardinal Classic as I am going to have you do the same fix to my Browning BT-99 Stainless.
Thanks Again, 
Lori Ann Slimmer. ;-) 
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Thomas Ryan wrote:
The work Rod did installing a new pad to lengthen my stock was performed quickly and reasonably but my recommendation is for the time he invested with me to make sure the gun fit properly. That was worth at least what he charged for the pad and installation.
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Rod, 
I tried the R.A.D. system on my BT-99 that you installed a couple of weeks ago. It works great! I have never “smoked” as many targets as I am now. Maybe I’m actually shooting where I’m looking and not anticipating the recoil..imagine that. I wanted to thank you for doing it as fast as you did, and for doing quality work. 
Also, I’m still interested in ordering the shooting glasses. I’ll be in touch in the next few weeks to do that. 
Thanks again,
Holger

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Rod,
I received my BT-99 stock back this morning and I couldn't be happier with the adjustable comb, soft comb and recoil pad installation. I'm really lucky to have stumbled on to your web site which is now a permanent fixture in my favorites. I'm sure there are many out there doing good work on shotgun stocks but only a handful that do exceptional work and I think your the leader of that pack! 

Thanks again Rod, Chris Nowacki (Blackfoot Idaho)
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Rod, 

I just received my BT-99 from FedEx. I had considered at one time to do the the work myself.....no more!
Your work is extraordinary! Beautifully done.
Thanks , Tim
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ROD,
Received stock today.

All work requested (soft comb adjustable stock, recoil pad, cutting stock to obtain desired LOP) was completed in a timely manner (less than week) with outstanding workmanship at a reasonable price.

The stock cover was a nice touch and was greatly appreciated.
I am very pleased and would not hesitate to recommend your fine service without reservation.
Best wishes for a safe and happy holiday season.
Merry Christmas.........
Rick Crews

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Rod
Thank you!!!!!!!!!! Great Job!!!! I couldn’t be more pleased. You do great work!!!
Thanks again.
Dave
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Another great job Rod. You are an excellent craftsman and I always refer anyone wanting stock work to you.
Thanks for the Pen's.
Wishing you and your wife Happy Holidays and a good winter.
Growing up in Toledo, I know what shoveling snow and cold is all about. 
Also many cold days on the Maumee river and Lake Erie marshes. Too old for that today.
Dick
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Rod, 
After talking to you on 3-23-12, I received my stock from Fed ex on 3-24. It looks great, I didn't get to shoot it till 5-2-12, I had a 45 of 50 about my average. 

This weekend I will be attending a Nora Ross clinic, so I will probably do some adjusting then. 

So I want to thank you for the work you did and for the prompt service.
Thanks again,
Vernon Socks
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Hello Rod,
I just wanted to let you know I got my stock today. I thank you for another excellent job that you always do.
I always recommend your services when anyone asks about combs and pad work as well as refinishing stocks and forearms.
I also refer people to your website.
I look forward to seeing you at a shoot and wish you and your family a great season this year...2012,
Sincerely, Dick
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Rod,

We just got my son's Browning back today with the new Gracoil system you installed just in time for his Monday high school practice and plenty of time before the state shoot in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The boy was all smiles as he keep smoking bird after bird. Thank you for the unbelievable turn around, super fast as promised and the craftsmen ship is out of site. I will send any future work I have to you and advise all of the other parents to do the same.

Keep up the great work.

Thank you...........S. Smith

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Rod,

Thanks for another terrific job.  I can't tell the palm swell was shaved and re-checkered. Amazing craftsmanship.  My only regret is that I don't have another stock to send you!  

Sincerely, G W

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Rod,

Received the stock/forend today that you refinished for my MT-6. You did a great job!! I will surely recommend you to all my fellow shooters. 

Thanks again for a truly professional job,

Ed Berger

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Rod,

I just wanted to thank you again for the stock work you did on my gun. It is everything I wanted and more. 

You did a great job on it. It is really nice to do business with trusting people like yourself. Now all I need is less snow so I can go shoot. 

Once again THANK YOU VERY MUCH,

Donald Zink.
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Rod,

Got my stocks back today and would like to let you know I am really happy with the work you did on them. 

I really appreciate you taking such care and want to let you know if I have anything in the future it will definitely be done thru you. 

Once again, Thanks and have a Great weekend.
Patrick Drake
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Rod, 

Can hardly wait this week to show everybody at the gun club the very nice job you did on my Mx8 wood! Thanks very much..

Tim Shabel-Wenatchee, Wn.

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Rod, 

I received My Browning Stock and Forend today. It is "Absolutely Beautiful" !!!!!!! 

The repair on the forend is unbelievable!!! Now I know why I had "You" do it !!!!!!!!!! 

I could not be happier !! 

Thanks Again !! 

Gary Bulley. 

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Rod,

I received my two stocks and forearm back today.  Rod, I must not have enough grasp of the English language to come up with right adjectives or whatever, to convey to you the "first rate" job you do.  Your work, in my eyes and many others at my Gun Club, is "impeccable".  I love it and I appreciate it very much.

 

I know that you told me that you couldn't remove the small dent in the BT forearm.  To my surprise you did something and after buffing it out I can't tell it was there unless I had a microscope.  That was a very nice "bonus". 

 

I gave four of your business cards out at our recent club meeting and another was pinned on our board.  Please let me know if you need some kind of testament for your web site.  I'd be more then happy to do one and so would a Shelby Rose.  He was the one that recommended me to you after he had a adjustable comb installed on his BT.

Thanks Rod.  You made me a very happy camper and I would recommend you to anyone, anytime.

Take care.

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 Rod,

All I can say is wow. The adjustable comb was cut so perfectly and finished exactly as the original. It may be a biased opinion, but it looks much better than some factory adjustable combs. Thank you for the great customer service, the amazing turn around time, and the detail you've put into my Red Label. I hope our members at Jefferson Gun Club see more of your craftsmanship and continue to do business with you. Outstanding job. If there's ever another to be done, you'll definitely be getting a return customer.
Kyle Anderson

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Rod,

I just received my Browning stock back and it looks GREAT, once again very, very nice work. I'm sure it will help my sight picture. I'll see you at PA. State Shoot.

Thank You,

Joe Natale

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Rod,

I got the stock.  It looks phenomenal!

It is still slightly too long for my oldest.  Should fit her great by this time next year - oh well, at least we have something to look forward to.

If you are ever in the Dallas area, please drop me a line.

Thanks!

Carl

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Rod,

Just a follow-up.  I am very happy with the RAD.  Initially, my biggest concern was that it would be a distraction in shooting doubles (excess movement), but I have experienced no issues what so ever. Except for the moderated recoil, I don t even know its there.  Thanks for recommending it and the beautiful installation.  It has made the difference between electing to sell a combo set and the combo set becoming my preferred guns. Have a great new year.

Rob Middlemas

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Rod,

I received my stock that you installed a adjustable comb on. You did a excellent job!!! I will recommend your work to anyone that asks me about your work.
Thanks again,

Lynn Witker

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Rod,
I suspect that you already know how good your work is, but I wonder if you fully understand what a difference your work can make for a shooter like me. You fitted my MX2005 at the Indiana State Shoot, and I immediately went out and shot two scores that, in each case, exceeded my average by almost seven birds. I won the vet class handicaps with a 96 and was runner-up in “C” class singles with a 196. 
A gun that fits is a work of art, and I’d be willing to bet that half the shooters out there would benefit from a half hour in your trailer.
Rod thanks again. 
Ted Sosin 

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Rod,
I received my Remington 1100 Classic Trap stock from you today. Thank you for such a superb job! The adjustable stock you installed works perfectly, and your finish around the cut in the wood is indistinguishable from the factory finish. I can't wait to show it off at the local trap clubs. Thanks again! 
Sincerely, Tom Cirtin 
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Hey Rod, you did a unbelieveable job on my wood. With that  high gloss finish what is the best product I can use on it to keep it looking great.
Thanks, 

Jim Meroney
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Rod has installed the RAD-2 in two Browning Citori's, the RAD-1 in two Remington 3200's, and an adjustable comb and RAD-2 to a new Browning XS Skeet for me over the past 2 years. All of the work has been great. As long as Rod is in business, no one else will be touching any of my shotguns.
Thanks Rod!
Stan Strickland, Wildlife Action, Inc., South Carolina
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Hi Rod,
What a great surprise, the stock arrived today :-) As expected it was a beautiful job!
Many thanks,
Neil Foster, Marietta, GA
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Rod,
I received the comb for my Browning yesterday.  You did one a hell of a job!  It's perfect.

Thanks,
Jon Reitz

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Hey Rod, 
Just got the stock back from you, I want to thank you for a fine quality job, very fast turnaround also. Will recommend your work to all who ask. 
Thanks again, 
Regards, Jose Milanes 
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Hi Rod, 
I received my stock Wednesday and you said it looked GREAT.... No, I think it looks BETTER THAN GREAT!! You did a great job and got it back to me in record time. I had a handgun at a provider for about a year and right now I have one that has been a another provider since August and I don't think I'll get it back for a couple more months. Anyway, I think you did a great job and thanks again for getting it back to me in time for this next upcoming event. Keep up the good work!
Take care, 
Rick 
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Hello Rod, 
Last week or so I got the two guns back that I sent in Dec., the Browning for a GraCoil only and the Beretta for a gra-coil and an adjustable comb. Since then I've been meaning to e-mail you to say that we are extremely pleased with the quality and the promptness of your work, AA1 in all respects, my wife is happy!!! That means I am double barreled happy!!! We have at times new shooters coming along and if any of them want any stock work done our recommendation will be to contact you. Great work and service, Many Thanks. 
Regards, 
Jim & Marial Hovet 
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Rod, 
I received my XT stock today and all I've got to say is "Thank you". Your workmanship is awesome. I see a lot of guns with these devices on them and this is the best looking one I've seen. All the little detail stuff you've done is great, and the wood to metal fit is perfect. The cool part is it's mine. I've got it back on and I'll be trying it tomorrow but I was so excited about the way it looked I want say thanks. Thanks also for the very fast turn around. 
Thanks again, 
Darrell Thompson 
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Rod, 
I got my stock back today and it looks great!! Thank you for the fast turnaround and thanks for cleaning up the recoil pad as it really looks beautiful. What I really like and I think is a classy touch is the engraved base plate that you use with your hardware. Other stock guys just put a sticker on the butt of the gun but I really dig the class act of the plate with your info on it!! You definitely get a 10+ on style points!! The calendar is a welcome addition to my office wall as I have been putting off getting my own until now. I am going to pass out your cards to some fellows at Livermore Rod and Gun Club and hopefully you will get some more business from us out here in the Golden State. 
Regards, 
Ben Miller 
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Thanks Rod for the great work on my gun stock. Looks great and I am sure that I will be more than happy with it. fast turn around. I will definetely recommend you to anyone who needs work done and if I ever need anymore done I will be more than happy to have you do it. Thanks again for the great work and fast turn around. The stock looks like a million bucks and I am more than satisfied with the job done. 
Dave Galston 
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Rod, 
Sorry it took this long to say thanks. I received the stock back for my Browning XT Trap and it was a beautiful job can't say enough about it and the turn around time. Thanks for talking me into the RAD #2. If anyone asks about your work I'll sent them your way. I'll be sending the other stock for the Perazzi when I get the time. 
Thanks Again - Byron Nielsen 
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Rod: 
Got the stock yesterday and re-installed it.  Nice work!  I wouldn’t have thought of the filler piece in the top hole until it was too late – that’s why you get the big bucks! Thank you for the great service. I’ll shoot it this weekend – it’s gonna be good. 
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Rod, 
I wanted to write you on what a great job you did on my Beretta Silver Pigeon II, Your workmanship on the RAD2 and Adj Comb is awesome... I can't wait to shoot it. I was afraid to release my gun to anyone for work, I am glad I choose you. Fantastic work.. Thanks!!! 
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Rod, 
Just a quick note to thank you for your work. I just received my Krieghoff stock that you reworked by installing an adjustable comb and an adjustable recoil pad. I can’t begin to tell you how pleased I am with your workmanship. Thanks so very much! Please feel free to use me as a ready reference. 
Yours in sport, 
David “Tim” Cudia 
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Rod, 
Just wanted to tell you how good the stock on my 391 looks. It looks at least 2 or 3 grades better than before. The work was reasonably priced as well. 
Thanks, 
Jon David Rowe 
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Rod, 
I received the Beretta ASE that you installed the GraCoil LOP unit on last week, and the work is very nice. I appreciate the fast turnaround and more important, the great workmanship, and if you have a list of references feel free to include my name and email on it. 
Thanks again, 
Brian 
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Rod, 
You did a great job on my stock. I would and will recommend you anytime. 
Thanks, 
Fred Merritt 
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I got my stock today and just wanted to let you know. I think it was a great job and really fast service. This is going to make a big difference in my shooting 3-4 birds a round will make me a lot more competitive. 
Thanks again. 
Bill Wade 
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Rod, 
Here a little way back you put on a adjustable soft comb and a GraCoil with adj lop. My youngest son competed in the state championship shoot this weekend and he won the class day sub junior handicap championship and also won the championship day sub junior handicap title. He was also the sub junior singles runner up champion. Once again thanks for the good work. He loves his new gun. 
Frank Chenoweth 
Cody, WY 
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Rod 
I shot it today I really like it. You did a very good job!!!!! 
Thanks, 
Dave 
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Rod, 
you exceeded my expectations!!!!! You did an outstanding job!!!! My wife was amazed by the difference. I had a chance to shoot this weekend and the gun fit like a glove. The extra length was not a problem and I really like the flexibility with all of the adjustments. I plan to call you this week and see if you can help me with some counter coil questions and recoil pad options for my Perazzi. Thanks again and I will call you this week with my questions. 
Ron 
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Rod, 
Got my plate and recoil pad back yesterday.  The work was beautiful and I am very pleased. Glad I saw your add in Trap & Field. I highly recommend your company to anyone.  To go a step further I will put an information piece on Trapshooters.com letting other shooters know of your quality work.I personally will be sending additional work your way. 
Thanks again, 
Bob English AKA DESERT RAT 
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Rod, 
My stock arrived today! I'm am very pleased with the installation fit and finish. It is better then I had hoped for, especially like the raduising of the recoil pad and the toe out, the gun feels better then ever. I definitely will recommend you to anyone who needs stock work down. 
Thanks again, 
Joseph Olin 
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Got my stock. All I can say is wow. It is beautiful. Thank you, do you like wild rice? I have some from back home that you can't buy in the stores. 
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Rod, 
Just a quick note to let you know how much I liked the way you refinished my new Browning custom-shop over-and-under. The gloss finish was as good as or better than Browning's. I was very surprised that you even bested your promised delivery date by two weeks. Great job and great workmanship and an early delivery date! Wow, now that's professional. You will be highly recommended by me in my shooting travels. 
Good gunning, 
Larry Taylor 
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Rod, 
Thanks for the fine job on removing the Schnable on my .28 GA Browning. It was your usual perfect job again. I always recommend you to all my trap, skeet, and sporting clay friends. 
Good health & good gunning, 
Larry Taylor 
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Rod's the only way to go. He has done work for me, and I would not trust my baby to anyone else. 
Luxor 
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I've had work done by Rod's Custom Stocks, three or four years ago. Excellent work! Fast service! I highly recommend! 
John C. Saubak 
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Rod did a recoil reducer and a new pad on an EELL for me. nothing but great results. 
Steve 
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He put an adjustable comb on my BT99 stock recently. Great job and quick turnaround.

Bill 
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Rod installed a GraCoil and a adjustable comb on my TM1, I highly recommend his work. 
Leadwiper 
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Rod, 
Just wanted to tell you how good the stock on my 391 looks. It looks at least 2 or 3 grades better than before. The work was reasonably priced as well. 
Thanks, 
Jon David Rowe 
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Hi Rod--
The BT-99 arrived yesterday--she's beautiful! The gun fits wonderfully, with a few adjustments. Will use a pattern board next week to see what's actually happening, but shot four rounds today: my first round was better than usual, second and third rounds were about par for the course, and the fourth round (at which point I'm usually starting to tire a bit) was my best score EVER (still only a 23...). I'm thrilled—not tired and no soreness. Thank you so much for doing such a great job--LOP is perfect.
Thanks again,

Karen Carson

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