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Old 02-12-2020, 12:16 PM
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Yes. The Custom Shop was started prior to Les arriving at Springfield in 1991/1992. Les Lucas (APG Member), Rick Keegan, Lenny Brown and couple of other guys were already there under the guidance of the previous Custom Shop Director. I can't remember his name for the life of me. I'm getting too old now.

After Les departed, Jack Weigand ran the Custom Shop. Then, when Jack left Dave Williams took over. Dave was hired when Les was there.

The models that they had were all in place prior to Les arriving. The 38 Super Distinguished Comp in hard chrome was the flagship model. They were right around $2k even back in those days. They had the Custom Expert and the Custom Carry at the time too. Kind of a different market back then.

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Originally Posted by gumbee View Post
Was it done when Les Baer was there?
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