Eugene started at the young age of 5 learning how to shoot. He grew up hunting and watching his Uncle practice the art of gunsmithing. He joined the Army National Guard for six and half years. From there he worked 27 years for Monti Incorporated. All the while he picked up gunsmithing and has been at it since 1999.
He is certified by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division as a Concealed Weapons Permit Instructor. He also holds certifications by the NRA which are Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor