Gunsmith

We have more than 40 years’ experience in the trade

Gunsmith

With more than 40 years’ experience in the trade, we specialise in a broad spectrum of firearm related services with regards to gunsmithing. From barrel alterations and action trueing, to re-chambering, crowning and general instrumentation, all machines and tools used are specifically set up and maintained for their specific purpose.

A collection of seven lathes are used for all steelwork, including thread cutting for silencers, custom thread cap, bushing & mechanism manufacturing, barrel profiling & fitting, and many more.

Other specialist tools include two large milling machines, up to six stationary drills, sandblasting units, numerous sanding and polishing machines, as well as a wealth of unique tools, reamers, gauges and more that have been collected and imported over the years.

We also make use of specialists in certain fields who we have come to trust and respect over the years. In short, we will strive to satisfy your firearm-related service to the highest possible quality.

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Barrel Alterations

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Action Trueing

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Barrel profiling & fitting

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Thread cutting for silencers

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Re-chambering and much more…..

about Us

Orpen Wapens is a family owned gunsmith business that is well established in our community and has been serving our clients since 1974. The unique skills involved in gunsmithing are being passed down to the third generation by our renowned master gunsmith, Ossie Penzhorn.

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1 month ago

These are absolutely amazing holographic sights for the serious AR enthusiast. Do yourself a favour and read up on their specs online!
These two components now available at demo prices, never to be ... See more

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1 month ago
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When dad and daughter shoot together...

This was a regular hunting rifle stock that was upgraded with adjustable components, and refinished. Very happy with the result! Thank you Skaapboer Kolwe ... See more

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1 month ago
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A proven mid- to long range riflescope, huge bang for your buck, now in stock!
Vortex Viper PST GenII 5-25x50 SFP EBR-4 MOA. Call for price!!

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1 month ago
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Two beautiful demo Nightforce telescopes are looking for new owners at never-to-be-repeated prices!

ATACR 5-25x56 ZS .25MOA - R42,995
(suggested retail price is R51,750)

NXS 5.5-22x50 ZS MOART ... See more

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1 month ago
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Nothing like a new stock to give your favourite rifle a facelift!
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1 month ago

We have this excellent firearm transport case available at a very discounted price! Never been used, was originally ordered for a client but the sizes did not match up to their requirements. With ... See more

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2 months ago

In honor of the ladies in our lives, we are closed for the long weekend.
Remember to take her to the shooting range! 😎
Stay safe!

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2 months ago

Morning all, please note that our emails are unreliable at the moment, and our phone reception is not world class either... if you can't reach us please send an sms or whatsapp and we will get back ... See more

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2 months ago
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A special (secret) project that started a long time ago is finally finished, and we could not be happier with the result! My brother and I completed a custom commemorative 1911 for our father, who ... See more

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3 months ago
On Target Africa Magazine

Get familiar with the current goings on with regards to firearms and CFR. Let's stand together and stop being divided due to ignorance and ego!

On Target Africa publishes this article in the July/August edition print and online version but here it is now, 10th July 2019. What can you do? Read on.

SAAADA News
By Jonathan Fouché, Chairman ... See more

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