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  " A Brother's Keeper"
Turnbull Restoration & Manufacturing conjur's fond memories through a Remington UMC
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Guns & Ammo

“Saving a Classic Shotgun”
To restore or not to restore - that is the question Turnbull Mfg. Co. restores and upgrades an old Parker Trojan 12 gauge for the National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic in 2012.
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Guns & Ammo

Guns & Ammo
Serious Leverage: Doug Turnbull tweaks, torquest and transforms the 1886 platform, powering it up to .475 in the process.
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Parker Reproduction

A Parker Repro A-1 Special
A fantasy project 23 years in the finishing
by Larry Baer
Shooting Sportsman Magazine, March/April 2012
The craft of restoring Parker Shotguns
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In Living Color - Recapturing the Past
by Jameson Parker
Texas Sporting Journal, September 2011 and March/April 2012
The craft of casehardening for rifle restoration featuring Turnbull Manufacturing Co.
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Read March/April 2012 Pt 2...


 Turnbull in Shooting Sports

An Old Soldier's Makeover: Model 1911 Restoration by World Renown
Turnbull  Manufacturing Co.
Shooting Sports USA, September 2011

Turnbull Manufacturing Restores an Old War Horse – Nearly 30 years in the making, Turnbull Manufacturing has become synonymous with historically correct, high quality restorations.  Here’s how it’s done – almost. Read story...

Smoke Show Rifle

Smoke Show Rifle
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Tony Stewart “Smoke Show” – Tuesday August 16, 2011

Turnbull Manufacturing will be donating a Turnbull Model 1886 to Speedway Children's Charities, Texas Chapter for  Tony Stewart's Smoke Show on Tuesday August 16th. This is a Turnbull Model 1886 in 45-70. The stocks have been carved with a flame pattern, the engraving features a logo of Speedway Children's Charities, Texas Motor Speedway and Smoke Show 2011 with Tony Stewart's autograph. The state of Texas, star of Texas and some additional flames on the bottom of the receiver finish off the engraving.  This will be auctioned off at the event.
View the Speedway Children's Charities website.
Space is still available.

Model 1911s

Guns & Ammo 
The Complete Book of the Model 1911 -
The Custom Edition
Where Old Becomes New Again
Go inside the shop of Doug Turnbull to see how U.S. Model 1911s and M1911A1s are restored.
by Eric R. Poole
Photos by Tracy Halpin

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Turnbull Mfg. Co. Awards Turnbull Firearms to NASCAR Drivers, David Ragan and Matt Kenseth







Turnbull Mfg. Co. is the Proud Provider of Commemorative Firearms to the Pole and Race Winners at Texas Motor Speedway for the 2011 NASCAR Season

Turnbull will be providing the Race Winner Trophy, a set of Turnbull Manufactured Single Action Revolvers, as well as the Pole Trophy, a Turnbull Manufactured Model 1886 Semi Deluxe Rifle to NASCAR winners at the Texas Motor Speedway in 2011. Learn more and view more pictures...

February/March 2011, Petersen's Hunting -
Tracks In The Sand
In the Kalahari, there are few things more right than following eland tracks at dawn.
by Mike  Schoby
Photos by John Hafner




January/February 2011, Sporting Classics -
4 Guys, 4 Bulls, 1 Day... with over-the-counter licenses and on publicly hunted Forest Service land. (pg. 106)
By Bob McKinney


RCA 2010 Annual Fund Raising Rifle

August 24, 2010 - Turnbull Mfg. Co., in association with The Ruger Collector’s Association Display Shows, is proud to present the RCA 2010 Annual Fund Raising Rifle

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Turnbull Mfg. Co. Revolvers for Tony Stewart Smoke Show

August 5, 2010 - Turnbull Mfg. Co. To Donate Custom Revolvers to Raise Money for Speedway Children's Charities

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Turnbull Manufactured Pistol

June 1, 2010 - Turnbull Firearms to be used in Victory Lane at the Firestone 500K IndyCar Series Race at Texas Motor Speedway

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May 28, 2010 - Turnbull Mfg. Co. has Sold the Miller Single Trigger Company to Classic Gunstocks, LLC


April 16, 2010 - Turnbull Manufacturing will continue restoring vintage firearms, but has announced plans to expand the manufacturing operations. This expansion in firearm manufacturing prompted the company to change its name from Doug Turnbull Restoration, Inc. to Turnbull Mfg. Co., Inc. New company name, same great company!

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Turnbull Firearms to be Awarded to NASCAR Sprint Cup Winners at Texas Motor Speedway

April 7, 2010 - Turnbull Firearms to be Awarded to NASCAR Sprint Cup Winners at Texas Motor Speedway

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February 19, 2010 - Doug Turnbull Restoration Inc. has made some organizational changes within the company to support the company’s growth and business development plans.

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Turnbull manufactured Winchester rifle auctioned to benefit SCI

February 12, 2010 - Doug Turnbull Restoration has graciously donated one of its manufactured Winchester Model 1886 rifles to be auctioned off at the 2010 Safari Club International (SCI) Hunters Convention

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Turnbull Restoration Firearms Stolen from Dallas Safari Club Gun Show

January 28, 2010 - Doug Turnbull Restoration had a display case of collectible pistols stolen from the Dallas Safari Club's Gun Convention in Dallas on January 8, 2010

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.475 Turnbull rifle cartridge certified by SAMMI

January 20, 2010 - Ammunition manufacturer COR®BON will begin production of the .475 Turnbull cartridge in collaboration with Doug Turnbull Restoration.
The .475 Turnbull rifle cartridge is the brainchild of Doug Turnbull, a world-renown leader in high quality firearms restoration for over 20 years. Turnbull has spent the last several years designing a modern ballistic cartridge for vintage lever action rifles, specifically the Model 1886 Winchester.

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American Handgunner

November/December 2009 - Read the latest article about Turnbull Restoration in the November/December 2009 American Handgunner

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Turnbull Manucaturing Co. has supplied both a rifle and a handgun for this years NRA-ILA auction. The Third Annual NRA-ILA Dinner and Auction, dedicated to “Investing in our Firearms Freedom.”


The new 475 Turnbull rifle cartridge is in the field for big game hunting with the camera’s right there to capture all of the action. And who better to show you the awesome performance of the new 475 Turnbull, but the man who created the cartridge.

Join Doug Turnbull on two exciting hunts....

475 Turnbull on Nosler's Magnum TV

The new 475 Turnbull rifle cartridge can be seen in action in 2009 on Nosler’s Magnum TV. Watch Doug Turnbull pursue a North American Bison with his vintage lever action Winchester Model 1886 chambered in 475 Turnbull.

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Turnbull Mfg. Co.
Phone: 585-657-6338; Fax: 585-657-7743
6680 State Route 5 and 20
Bloomfield, NY 14469

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