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Old November 12, 2019, 12:49   #1
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I recently had some machine work done on an FAL of mine by Mark at ARS. I can report good comms, and very satisfactory gunsmith work. Also turn around time was very reasonable. This was my first "gunsmith" experience with Mark at ARS, and I rate it as an A+.
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Old November 12, 2019, 13:15   #2
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I like his work. He does a good job or better than I do, which is frustrating because I can spend as much time on a restoration as I want, while he has to work under time constraints.
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Old November 12, 2019, 13:52   #3
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I've never had work done by Mark, but I've seen work he did for others, and it looked and ran superb
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I've bought a few items from Mark on a couple or three occasions and I really appreciate how he runs his ship- to the gottdamned point, no muss, no fuss. I'd have no problem sending him a rifle to work over.
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Old November 14, 2019, 17:56   #5
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He's built all six of mine and all six run perfectly and look rather smart.

The only downsize when dealing with Mark though,,,,my lord,,,he's a chatterbox,,,just talks and talks and talks.

Hates emails too,,,prefers reallllllllllllllllly long phone calls,,,,so call him often,,,and make sure you pack a lunch,,,,tha chatterbox loves long winded phone calls.
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Old November 14, 2019, 20:18   #6
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ARS Mark has built 4 of my FAL's at this point. I really could not be happier.
Great service, Highest quality and super easy to deal with.

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Old November 14, 2019, 23:31   #7
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ARS Mark has built 4 of my FAL's at this point. I really could not be happier.
Great service, Highest quality and super easy to deal with.

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The one at the top looks kinda familiar.
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Old November 14, 2019, 23:50   #8
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The one at the top looks kinda familiar.
Loooooove that gun! Great trade, hope all is well brother. Sorry I couldn't make the Washington shoot. So busy up here this summer/ fall.. Totally swamped...
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Old November 15, 2019, 21:21   #9
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Loooooove that gun! Great trade, hope all is well brother. Sorry I couldn't make the Washington shoot. So busy up here this summer/ fall.. Totally swamped...
We will have another in April, I'll be letting you know. Good to hear that rifle is behaving.
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Old November 20, 2019, 01:15   #10
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Built my imbel FAL and it looks great, also refinished my 104ur SBR and looks amazing.

if you need your arsenal AK refinished I'd recommend him.
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Old December 03, 2019, 00:26   #11
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Recently did a trade with Mark for some items. Sent him a chopped barrel without a gas block and Mark threaded it and attached a gas block which was the extent of the agreement. However, being the perfectionist he is, he also welded up some marks on the breech end from the barrel being removed (probably by a pipe wrench ) blended the welds, blasted then parked it. It came out very nice and the service provided was exceptional with good comms, reasonably quick turnaround and absolutely no complaints from me. Thanks Mark!

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Old December 03, 2019, 11:46   #12
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agree with all the comments, mark did my izzi for me and i am very happy with the result. i would recommend ARS for any work you need. he is a top notch gunsmith.
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