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Shop renovations continue, COVID and Material costs have caused us a lot of delays but we are rounding out the exterior work and need to refine some interior items and machine tool renovations.  In the next month we should be able to predict a grand reopening date, starting to look like early fall possibly September timeframe but don’t quote me on that.  We will have several retail offerings at that time, such as ammo and firearms, as well as possibly representation from DSSA as well as DGR on one or more days.  Stay tuned as we get closer to the end of August.


We have a shipment of ammo and handguns expected in the coming days.  Although we are not accepting gunsmith work and the shop is in COMPLETE disarray, we are still offering some limited sales to off-set the cost of not doing any gunsmith work right now.  We will post a new link to what we have for sale on this page once our shipment arrives and are ready to list.  Stay tuned.

Shop renovation is underway.  Don’t have a solid reopen date yet but will try and post regular announcements once we have a better idea for when we can begin accepting work again.


We are working on an article for publication in American Gunsmith Journal which details Bob Marvel’s Class in Nebraska.  Once published we will notify here.

Likewise, we plan to publish a method in American Gunsmith Journal regarding the use of data logging accelerameters for the diagnosis of pistols.  More to follow. Dale

We continually work through the data as our function testing diagnostic system develops, therefore once our process is complete we will give more details.  Until then, we work on perfecting our knowledge and expand the platforms we are diagnosing with our method.



We are doing everything in our ability to keep up with contacts, however, we need your help! PLEASE DON’T CALL!  EMAIL US

Many Thanks to Ed and Elliot at JEM Guns LLC.  Paid the factory a visit today and they were very hospitable.  Check them out at:


NEWS FLASH!:  Annis Arms is developing a procedure for evaluating Automatic pistol function via attached digital data logging sensors.  We have several studies underway which will allow us to test the viability to evaluate several current and past 1911 pistol modifications which may (or may not) have a direct effect on feeding/reliability….  More to follow on this major undertaking.

Major news flash:  My mentor Bob Marvel is setting up a 1911 course in his home state of Nebraska.  Anyone interested, who missed the opportunities in North Carolina is encouraged to enroll now.

Bob Marvel Gunsmith School

Its a great opportunity for those who wish to learn the way from a master…..


Contact info updates:

Due to the excessive number of robot-calls received on the business phone our voicemail fills almost weekly making missed calls and missed voicemail a regular occurrence.

If you wish to contact us, please email me at robert.annis@annisarms.com

In your email state your name, contact number and a summary of your question and I will reply via phone call.

Unfortunately this is the only method we have to improve communications due to the mass of phone calls & voicemails from the robot-callers.

Our website is a continued work in progress.  We are a small family run business therefore website development is additional duty for us.  Please be patient…..

Feel free to browse around our website while under construction.

Latest additions here:

NGADE 1911 Raffle

Bluing and Refinishing Photo Album

1911 Photo Album

6 thoughts on “Home Page

    1. Yes we are accepting now. Send us an email with your contact info, (annisarms@comcast.net), and we will call you to talk over what you are looking for. Thanks for your interest, Dale


  1. Hi Dale we have been trying to reach you but cannot get thru. would you please call warren or contact us by email


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