It is my sad duty to report the passing of Terry Tussey, ace pistolsmith and close personal friend. Terry succumbed to complications of a respiratory infection on the 14th of November. He was 80 years of age. Survived by his wife Teresa and four grown children, Tussey maintained a gunsmithing operation near Carson City, Nevada. […]
Well known for their work on 1911s, Tussey Custom’s restoration of a classic 1911 combines the performance of a modern pistol with the emotional appeal of a historic sidearm. Watch as American Handgunner’s Roy Huntington takes a first look at the Tussey Custom 1911.
Pistolsmith Terry Tussey, 73, began working with guns more than 50 years ago in Southern California and can restore or repair most any firearm brought to him. ‘This isn’t a job,’ he says. ‘This is who I am.’ April 9, 2013 – By Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times Photography and Video by Brian Van Der Brug […]
Terry Tussey Testimonial I did meet Terry Tussey yesterday. We drove to his shop in Carson City, NV and had the pleasure of meeting a very talented man. Terry is an artist with the 1911. I saw and got to play with the most recent gun he is making for Steven Seagal (#19). It is […]
Terry Tussey is one of the finest gunsmiths in the country. Here are a few testimonials about his work. I did meet Terry Tussey yesterday. We drove to his shop in Carson City, NV and had the pleasure of meeting a very talented man. Terry is an artist with the 1911. I saw and got […]