Blackdog Gunworks is a Firearms Sales and Gunsmithing business located in central Illinois. Blackdog is a one man shop so you know who you are dealing with. I pledge to remain small, in order to offer unprecedented customer attention in an effort to become the premier destination for both the entry level/novice and the seasoned professional firearms enthusiast.


 Blackdog Gunworks is dedicated to providing firearms, which combine quality components with value pricing. If I don't endorse it, approve of it, or use it myself I don't put it in my store.  I am committed to maintaining a successful partnership with my customers, and suppliers that respects the interests and goals of each party while providing a valuable service to the shooting community.


 I have over 35 years of competitive shooting experience, and my knowledge spans many sectors of the market. From competitive long range rifle and IPSC/USPSA handgun shooting, to hunting, reloading, and repairs, my knowledge and safe practices are evident in the way I do business. Total customer satisfaction is my goal and I enjoy having a personal relationship with my customers. If you don't believe that, just give me a call.


 I offer custom gunsmithing services including complete 1911/2011 handguns purpose built for personal defense and competition. We service the military, Law enforcement, and civilian shooting community and strive to provide the best possible products based on years of competitive shooting experience.


 I also am a certified NRA pistol instructor providing CCW/USPSA/NRA training. Classes are taught here at the shop on my private range.


 I believe that my success will ultimately be measured by customers choosing BLACKDOG GUNWORKS because of their belief in our ability to exceed their expectations of  price, service, and selection.


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