George  Gardner

George Gardner

George, aka OB-1, has been gunsmithing and now building custom rifles, for over 16 years. He apprenticed under 3 different gunsmiths who together have a total of 75 years experience. For the past 14 years, George has been working with precision bolt-action rifles and for the last twelve years, building custom rifles professionally.

George entered the U.S. Army in 1987 serving six years as a 95B-V5 Military Police Investigator. George then entered civilian life and later retired from North Kansas City Police Department in 2005 and stayed on as a commissioned Reserve officer till 2008 rounding out 20 years in Law Enforcement. While at NKCPD, he was assigned to Patrol Division, the K-9 - Narcotics Unit, With additional duties as the Dept Armorer, SRT Unit Sniper, and Range Officer/Instructor. George still remains working with the NKCPD as a Range Officer volunteer. George is an avid shooter and Outdoorsman, taking pride in the quality custom rifles that G.A. Precision manufactures.