About Our Shop



KGB Customs LLC looks forward to helping our clients build functional art. We specialize in building heirloom grade and custom fighting pistols on the John Browning 1911 and P-35 designs. Karl wants to partner with you to design and build the pistol of your dreams.


Karl G Beining, Owner and Pistolsmith, has been living and breathing firearms for over a decade.

Working full time as a general gunsmith for 7 years he has encountered thousands of firearms and KGB Customs LLC is "The culmination of my desire to take my career and focus it. Bringing my focal point to John Browning's 1911 & P35 designs and bettering them both aesthetically and functionally. I will strive to give the customer the best experience and product possible."

Feel free to send us an email today and we can discuss taking your existing pistol to the next level, or starting from scratch to build you the sidearm of your dreams.