About Greene's Gunshop
||Greenes gunshop was started in 1960 by Richard Greene his wife Jackie Greene and their daughter Claudette. Over the years the gunshop
was expanded from a small gunsmithing shop to a full fledged retail outlet. The shop itself has
gone through several major rebuilds over
the years and now it boasts an old western appearance and feel.
| In 1985 Greenes gunshop added pistolsmithing with the arrival of Greg
Roberts as pistol smith. The store is now run by Jackie Greene, Claudette Greene and Greg Roberts and offers the finest in sales and service specializing
in blackpowder cowboy action shooting guns and accessories. Claudette Greene is a graduate of Trinidad State Junior college
gunsmithing program. Greg Roberts is a charter member of the American Pistol Smith Guild. Greenes now offers many years of educated
firearm experience to serve your needs.
Richard and Jackie
construction on the original gun shop in 1960
Born and Raised
in North Carolina Richard was the oldest of 13 children
from a sharecroppers family. Richard joined the Navy and was one
of a few enlisted pilots known as "The Silver Eagles".
He was shot down over Attu during World War II and received the
Purple Heart. Richard retired from the Navy and opened Greenes
Gunshop in 1960.
and raised in San Francisco California. After graduating
high school Jackie volunteered as a candy striper at local
hospitals. Jackie and Richard met at a USO dance and married in
1942. Together they spent 21 years traveling with the Navy before
retiring and opening Greenes Gunshop in 1960.
and raised in Oak Harbor. Claudette was always involved in the
gunshop and upon graduating Oak Harbor High School continued
working there. Eventually Claudette combined an interest in art
with gunsmithing and studied engraving and scrimshaw. Claudette
studied with such engravers and scrimshanders as Neil Hartleg.
John Bargeiyh, Tommy Kaye, Karl Wilburn, Sam Welch, Robert
Swartley and others.
Greg Roberts started his pistolsmithing career
in Feb 1971 at the S&W factory, being trained as S&W's
1st out of factory warranty repairman.
After leaving the S&W distributor, Greg began
specializing in law enforcement repairs.
In 1973 he had the opportunity to work with
Don Tedford, designer of the short DA Python action, at the Colt
factory. During his visits to the East Coast, he became friends
with Dan Wesson and did warranty work for the Wesson factory as
During the height of the PPC craze, Greg is
proud to have built revolvers for 2 national police champions.
He continues to build an occasional PPC gun on a special
Expanding his firearm related business, Dayton
Traister triggers and safeties, and The Hawken Shop®,
continuing the production of the Classic Plains Rifle by Sam
Hawken, are just a couple of his endeavors.
Double action revolvers are still his
specialty, doing action work, repairs and refinishing.
1911's are not out of the question, with trigger work and
sight installation available..
Refinishing includes traditional bluing,
Cerakote and color case. Call
for pricing and delivery schedule.