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Longthorne Gunmakers


Gun Fitting of bespoke guns

Gun Fitting

At Longthorne we do all our own stock fitting in house on our prestige bespoke range of true sidelock guns.  We do a fitting once your stock blank is roughly machined and headed up (this means that we can fit an action to it).

The fitting usually takes 1.5 to 2 hours and during that time your stock blank will be hand shaped to ensure that when you mount your gun the point of aim and the point of impact should coincide.  Careful consideration is given to the length of the grip and diameter of the wrist, trigger finger positioning, comb height and cast.

It is a good idea to bring with you the shooting garment you would usually wear.

The stock is tailored to your particular discipline whether this be game shooting, sporting, or trap

This is usually carried out by James Longthorne Stewart (a fully qualified Grade 1 CPSA Instructor)or a qualified member of staff.

With over 700 turkish walnut blanks there is plenty of choice.

Longthorne Guns


By Car: We are about 10 minutes from junction 16 M1 in the centre of Northampton.

By Train: The closest station is about 5 minutes away (Northampton) and we can pick you up from the station by prior arrangement.

By Air:  The Closest airports are Luton (41 mls) Birmingham International (46 mls) Heathrow (70 mls) Stanstead (89 mls) Gatwick (105 mls)


Longthorne House, 1 Millbrook Close
Northampton NN5 5JF

+44 (0) 1772 811215

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