The following was copied from a post on www.1911forum.com
"All too often, people post about their bad experiences with guns and with gun dealers.
I wanted to report on a good experience with a dealer, Joe Rankin.
I was a very experienced shotgunner, but a total novice about pistols. I had been watching pistol matches on TV and decided I wanted to try it.
I had always been interested in 1911s. My dad was in Intelligence in WWII and had been assigned to weapons development. He'd told me stories of the 1911 development that had piqued my interest.
I contacted Joe through this forum. We discussed, at great length, the Ed Brown and Wilson Combat products. I also wanted a 22 target gun.
He recommended a S&W M41. He found one at a great price. I ordered it. It arrived as advertised. Great little gun!
I ordered a Tactical Supergrade in 45. Competitive price. I ordered it. It arrived as advertised. It is stunning.
I have a couple of other guns on order through Joe.
In every conversation and email (and there have been MANY), Joe has been a gentleman and lived up to his word on every transaction. He has consistently exhibited patience in educating me and in dealing with my eagerness to get a gun in my hands.
Ordering guns you've never seen from someone you've never seen requires an element of trust. Joe engendered that trust in our dealings.
I have absolutely nothing to gain from saying the above."
|Alan in Madison —
Thank you for allowing my son and me to gain some shooting knowledge...
|Alan in Mississippi — I had not done much wing shooting in a number of years and I wanted...|
|Another gun sale...preowned —
I've been on the road... Yes - got the S & W - GREAT!!! Just...
|Bass Pro Shop Class... — I want to give you and Bass Pro Shops in Pearl a big Thank You for...|
|Beth Butler — I want to tell you and Bass Pro Shops what a fun and informative...|
|Casey — I went to Joe Rankin on recommendation by some great shooters because...|
|Debbie Lee —
I just wanted to say thank you for the seminar you instructed...
|Dick in Pensacola, FL —
I want you to know how much I enjoyed the personal instruction...
|Good Experience... —||Gun Purchase - Steven in Dallas — “First time I purchased a gun from Rankin Arms was because...|
|Gun Purchase from Lewis — I own 22 Wilson pistols, many of which are Supergrades. Yesterday...|
|Gun Sale to James... — I did receive it and I am very pleased. I haven't had it to the range...|
|Gun sale to Mark — I just picked up the RDP Supergrade. If it is not correct to say...|
|Gun Sale to Ted... —
I received the Wilson today! I am completely impressed. I liked...
|Gun Sale Transaction — It was really a pleasure to do business with you. I was looking for...|
|Gun transaction... — It was a pleasure/privilege to meet with you and do business. You...|
|James in Texas — Joe, Just wanted to congradulate you on becoming a NSCA Level III...|
|Jared in Mississippi — Our son Jared (age 14) took 10 hours of shooting lessons from Mr....|
|Jayson in Mississippi —
A close friend of mine recommended Joe and I decided to take a...
|Jimmy Johnston — I have known Joe Rankin for many years in the professional arena....|
|Joe Janac — I am an NSCA and NSSA Level l instructor and a NSCA certified referee...|
|John in Madison — I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and Bass Pro Shops...|
|Lawson in Madison — "My 12 year old son wanted to become a duck hunter but had never...|
|More from Lawson in Mississippi — Ross and I would like to work with you more over the coming weeks...|
|Note from Tom... — I just picked up the WC Stealth. What can I say that hasn't already...|
|Perazzi Sale — Thanks for everything. The more I think about the entire transaction...|
|Purchase Experience... —
I recently purchased from Mr. Joe a Wilson Combat handgun by a...
|RDP Elite customer... —
The RDP series is built by Wilson Combat exclusively for Rankin...
|Richard Woerndell — I have been shooting sporting clays for some 15 plus years. ...|
|Shooting Instruction by Jennifer... — Mr. Rankin is an absolutely superb shooting instructor. His professional...|
|Spence in Alabama — I wanted to follow up on what we had started talking about re: the...|
|Todd in Mississippi — I first met Joe Rankin in 2004 when I was referred to him by a friend...|
|UCP Unlimited Customer... — I'm sure you get this all the time, but the pistol is absolutely...|
|Wilson Combat Customer's problem resolution —
This concerns a Wilson Combat .22 Convertion Kit sold to a customer...
|Wilson Combat Purchase... — I called Wilson Combat customer service a while back for a separate...|
|Wilson Combat Rifle Sale... — Dr. Bobby Zache. from Michigan - I want to thank you again for your...|
|Wilson Combat Sale to California Resident... —
I was walking into the gun shop when I first receive your...