Lead time is approximately about 6-10 weeks right now for slide work and refinishing in Black Nitride and 2-6 weeks for trigger work. 

DO NOT send slides in only bubble mailers. 

FDE PVD finish is a longer lead time than the approximate 6-10 week lead time for refinishing in Black Nitride.

Appointments are needed for dropping off or picking up orders.  Please give us a call to set appointments.

ATEi does not sight in firearms. 
Final adjustments of both iron sights and optics are the responsibility of the end user.


  Effective March 5th, 2018 ATEi will no longer accept packages shipped through FedEx, nor will we return items using customer supplied FedEx labels, until further notice.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  We feel strongly in our stance against FedEx, but more importantly in our Second Amendment Rights and cannot support a company who has publicly stated an opinion that undermines, infringes upon or would like to limit our Second Amendment rights.

ATEi ships using UPS and an adult signature is required.

Customers are responsible for shipping charges.

If you are purchasing an Accessory (such as sights, an Apex barrel or Trijicon seal plate), it is assumed that you will be sending in your slide or pistol for installation.  COST FOR ACCESSORY ITEMS DOES NOT INCLUDE  SHIPPING CHARGESShipping costs are a separate charge and a phone call to us with your credit card information is needed.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

This is our shipping address:

20224 Lorne
Taylor, MI 48180
Ph: 313-388-8228
Fax: 313-388-9444


To check our FFL validity go to and input our number.
FFL# 4-38-163-07-4K-04955
A copy of our FFL is available upon request to other FFL’s ONLY.
NOTE: Because of fraud, we have been instructed by the ATF to not give out a copy of our FFL License to non-FFL holders.
Our Firearm transfer fee is $150 because we don’t want to do them.