September 24, 2015

ClayShootingUSA - The Beretta Cole Special Review

As everyone knows, we take a lot of pride in our work here at Cole Fine Guns and Gunsmithing. It always means a lot to us when gun enthusiasts appreciate the detail we put into everything we do. Shep Kelly recently published a review on the Cole Special in the October / November issue of ClayShootingUSA. We wanted to take a minute to share it with you.

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September 16, 2015

Gun Fitting from the Bench of Rich Cole

Gun Fitting - Shotguns

Why is gun fit important? The most successful shooters are so comfortable handling their gun that it is as if it is an extension of their body. All shooters should strive for this! This level of comfort is achieved through a combination of good instruction, practice, experience, consistency and of course, gun fit. A consistent gun mount is critical for a gun fitter to achieve accurate dimensions. This is one challenge when trying to work with new shooters...

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September 10, 2015

Cole Fine Guns and Gunsmithing's First Free Gun Drawing will be held Monday September 14th!!

You've heard about our Cole Loyalty Program benefits, now we make good on our promise-- our first drawing for a free gun will be held Monday, September 14. All customers who have purchased a gun from Cole North or South since June 10 are included in this drawing. Now is a good time to call or stop in to buy your new shotgun from Cole Fine Guns and Gunsmithing- Last Chance- Terrific odds!!!
August 27, 2015

ClayShootingUSA - Stocking Up with Cole Gunsmithing

Clay Shooting USA - Stocking up with Cole Gunsmithing

Check out the latest article by Shep Kelly recently published the August / September issue of ClayShootingUSA. We enjoyed working with Shep on this project! Feel free to contact us to learn more about our custom work.

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August 04, 2015


Please be advised, we are heading to work in our Maine shop for a large part of the month of August. We'll be back at the end of August and will re-open August 31st.  We will not be in the Florida shop and no one will have access to the Florida shop until sometime after August 20th. 

If there is a matter of an urgent nature we will be available by telephone (239-352-0345 and email If possible, we will attend to your inquiry.

We thank you for your business, See you in September!!

July 28, 2015

New Beretta Guns Offered By Cole Gunsmithing!

Two new offerings only from Cole Gunsmithing!

Get the Beretta Silver Pigeon Deluxe! Limited quantity, upgraded wood and game scene engraving, currently available in 20g 28" and 29 1/2"" field model. 12 gauge coming soon

Also, Cole Gunsmithing now offers the Beretta Silver Pigeon 1 Sporting gun with the COLE 6- way adjustable comb! Available in 30 & 32" Sporting Models.

Last but certainly not least, don't forget to pre-order your DT11 Black while there is still time!! These babies are in high demand and should arrive this Winter. We love the look!

Learn more by seeing our listings in the firearm section of our website.

July 15, 2015

Rich Cole Weighs In On The “All Purpose Shotgun”

Rich Cole on the All Purpose Shotgun

Considering buying a clay target gun? Whether you are a new shooter or even a more experienced shooter there are so many choices and conflicting information and this can be confusing. If you're considering an all purpose shotgun it is really important to understand what you are buying and why. Although every shooter has a budget, remember when shopping for a gun, price does not necessarily correlate to quality, durability or play a part in the actual suitability of a gun for a particular shooter or the sport in which they intend to participate. You can pay a tremendous amount of money for a gun and not shoot any better than you would a more economical version. With that said, quality manufacturing and durability are critical. 

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July 01, 2015

Cole Fine Guns and Gunsmithing Naples, Florida is Seeking New Talent

An incredible and unique opportunity exists for the right individual. Cole Gunsmithing in Naples, Florida is seeking new talent, someone to hone their skills in the trade working side by side with Rich Cole, one of the country's most talented gunsmiths. The right person will be an enthusiastic self- starter, eager to learn with a strong aptitude for general mechanics and woodworking. Experience in the gunsmithing trade is required. A passion for fine Italian shotguns and a positive attitude are important attributes for any Cole Team Member. If you or anyone you know might be a good candidate please let us know!
May 02, 2015

Cole Fine Guns & Gunsmithing Naples Store Moves to Summer Hours- May 1st-- Mon- Thurs 10AM- 5PM

Its been an incredibly busy season here in our new Naples, Florida shop. We thank you very much for your business and making our first season a success! In order that we may better serve our gunsmithing/ custom gun clientele we will be moving to a revised schedule for Summer. We will be open Monday through Thursday, 10AM- 5PM, other hours possible by appointment. We anticipate a reduction in local Summer traffic here in SW Florida and will be taking this opportunity to focus on a large volume of repair and custom work that has come to us from Florida and other parts of the country. Regular hours, including expanded Saturday hours will resume in September.
April 11, 2015

Announcing Our Cole Customer Loyalty Program!

Cole Gunsmithing has spent 35 years perfecting our niche in the Italian shotgun world; we've stayed true to our roots and built relationships with many Italian vendors and manufacturers allowing us to bring the very best products and services to our customers. Our business is growing and we continue to look for ways to expand our offerings and improve the experience for our clients and customers. We are grateful for the support we continue to receive from all over the country (and beyond) - since we know actions speak louder than words we are always looking for ways to say "thank you". Long known as the best place to have your fine shotgun repaired or modified, we'd also like folks to think of us first when buying their new gun. Let us be the 'one- stop shop' for all of your shotgun needs- Why wouldn't you buy your Benelli, Beretta, Caesar Guerini, Fabarm or Perazzi Shotgun from an Italian Shotgun Specialist? Our prices are very competetive and we know these guns inside and out. From initial fitting/ consultation, purchase, modification/ customization and service for years to come, we've got you covered.

Here are a few of the benefits of our new Cole Customer Loyalty Program:

1) If needed, we can provide a complimentary fitting/ consultation to ensure you get the proper gun and fit.

2) For Beretta and Perazzi Shotguns we'll provide complimentary labor on the 1st annual service and inspection. 

3)10% off many clothing and accessory items for one year!

Call our Maine or Florida shop to order your new gun and learn more about the 'Cole Experience'.