Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I price my build from the web site?

A. Published prices are subject to change and for estimate only. Please contact Luke directly with requested features for a final quote on your build.

Q: How do I order a Volkmann Precision?

A: Easy. Email or call me. It's always Luke Volkmann who will answer the phone. Together, we will discuss what kind of build you are leaning towards. If you like I will give you my personal advice on what is useful for the purpose of your desired build. When you have made a final decision on your build you will place a non-refundable deposit to get in my build line. As your pistol progresses through the build stages, feel free to contact me. When your build is complete I will contact you for the remaining balance and FFL licensee you wish the pistol delivered to for you to receive.

Q. If I buy a new Volkmann Custom pistol in Lakewood Colorado, will it be built by Luke Volkmann?

A. No, I only build Volkmann Precision 1911's in Littleton Colorado now. I stopped building Volkmann Customs in November 2010. My serial number range was V00100-V00311. If you buy a current production Volkmann Custom in Lakewood Colorado I will not warranty or guarantee the pistol in anyway. I am completely unaffiliated with Volkmann Custom Inc.

Q: Does Volkmann Precision have any Dealers that stock his pistols?

A: Yes, I am affiliated with a couple of great stores,

  • The Firing Line (888-612-6711)
  • Machine Gun Tours, (303-993-8361)
  • Gunslingers, (248-866-5105)

Q: Do you really build all Volkmann Precision pistols on your own?

A: Absolutely! I have no employees, gunsmiths or assembly line workers as my industry competitors do. If I put my name on a pistol, I am going to be the only one building that pistol. I will handcraft your pistol from start to finish, and then personally test fire it as well. My quality control is truly un-paralleled in the custom 1911 industry.

Q: What is the lead time on a customer supplied 1911 project?

A: Usually 11-12 Months depending on the amount of work involved in the rebuild.

Q: What is the wait time for a Volkmann Precision 1911?

A: My average Build and Delivery time is 11-12 months. However, some custom options and finishes take extra time and could delay leadtime.

Q: What can you do to customize my Volkmann Precision 1911 for me?

A: I am familiar with the various styles of 1911's in today's market. I am proud to say that I offer the largest variety of custom options in the market of high end 1911s, such as sight systems, grips, triggers, slide and frame markings and custom finishes. I will personally work with you to build the pistol you need.

Q: How long does it take to get a 1911 coated or refinished.

A: 2 - 3 months depending on desired finish

Q: Can I order a Volkmann Precision 1911 from the state of California?

A: No

Q: Can I change my order, or the custom options of my order after it is placed?

A: Yes. I will allow you to make changes to your order up until the pistols build-parts are on my workbench ready to get handcrafted and into your masterpiece.

Q: What is Volkmann Precision's warranty?

A: I warranty and guarantee every Volkmann Precision pistol and all of my pistolsmithing on your handgun, as long as it was responsibly owned, used, or fired, and always properly maintained.

Q: Is my deposit refundable?

A: No. Under no circumstance is any deposit of any amount, refundable. Your Deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE. Please do not submit an order or your deposit if you are undecided about purchasing and owning any Volkmann Precision 1911.

Q: Can I legally purchase, transfer and own a Volkmann Precision 1911 in my state of residence?

A: It is absolutely your responsibility to check your states local and state laws. You must check with your local and state laws before submitting an order and your deposit. Your individual state laws can dictate if you can legally own a Volkmann Precision 1911.