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After many years of study and experience in the firearms industry, individuals may call themselves master gunsmiths. With this reputation, gunsmiths may be in demand to perform advanced or highly technical work. However, because the staffs of most gun shops are small, there are very few chances for promotion. Advancement for most gunsmiths means establishing their own businesses, although this is often a risky undertaking. In those cases, independent gunsmiths must also understand how to run a business.

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