Carolinas First Defense, LLC – Your premier destination for top-notch laser engraving services in the Southeast! We take immense pride in offering a range of specialized features that set us apart from the rest. Distinguished by Prestigious Laser markings: 

At Carolinas First Defense, LLC, we understand the significance of a laser marking that stands the test of time. Our prestigious laser marking services provide you with the assurance of permanence, ensuring that your items remain uniquely identified and branded for years to come. From logos to intricate designs, our state-of-the-art 50w fiber laser effortlessly handles all your marking needs. 

Custom Gun Engraving Expertise: Elevate your firearms with our exceptional custom gun engraving services. Our skilled artisans are well-versed in the art of enhancing the aesthetic and value of your firearms. Whether it's a personalized touch or intricate detailing, our team brings your vision to life on suppressors, barrels, slides, hand guards, magazines, and more. We are able to laser mark any NFA firearm to the ATF regulations of 0.030” or deeper without sacrificing a single line of detail. Being a 07 FFL/SOT we stay current on ATF firearm regulations to ensure your firearms remain compliant once customized. 

Comprehensive Engraving Solutions: We take pride in offering a diverse range of engraving options to cater to your unique requirements. Our 50w fiber laser is equipped to handle various materials, ensuring that your items are engraved, etched, or marked with precision and finesse. Knives, tools, accessories – we've got it all covered!

Permanence with Laser Marking, Engraving, and Etching: At Carolinas First Defense, LLC, we recognize the importance of permanence in your branding and personalization needs. Our comprehensive suite of services, including laser marking, laser engraving, and laser etching, ensures that your items bear a lasting mark that endures wear and tear. Whether for business or personal use, our solutions offer a permanent marking solution you can rely on.

Why Choose Carolinas First Defense, LLC:

  • Unparalleled Expertise: With years of experience, our team is skilled in transforming your ideas into tangible, expertly engraved creations.
  • Cutting-Edge Technology: Our 50w fiber laser is at the forefront of engraving technology, guaranteeing precision and stunning results.
  • Personalization at its Best: We believe in bringing your unique vision to life, no matter how intricate or detailed it may be.
  • Unbeatable Versatility: From firearms to accessories, we have the tools and expertise to cater to an array of engraving needs.

Whether you're looking to enhance your firearms' aesthetics, brand your business, or create memorable gifts, Carolinas First Defense, LLC is your ultimate destination for laser engraving excellence. Experience the fusion of artistry and technology with our distinguished engraving services today.  

*The prices below are a general guide and subject to change dependent on actual project. If you have any questions or are unsure of pricing please reach out we are more than happy to discuss you project with you!

Laser Engraving Pricing:


  • Two lines of text for Trust, Name or Serial #. ATF standard .003 depth.  Price $75.00
  • Third line can be added upon request Price $5.00
  • Suppressors or four lines of text Price $85.00



Carolinas First Defense LLC Engraving uses a fiber laser to deep engrave firearm slides, barrels, handles, grips, fire axes and more. 


  • One Sided Text or Logo - $75.00*
  • One Sided Text & Logo -$125.00*
  • Two Sided Text & Logo- $145.00
  • Custom logo set up $85.00 per hr*

*Both sides must be same set up to receive two sided pricing. Otherwise one-sided pricing applies to each side. Additional fees may apply for vector artwork set up or design fees.


Let Carolinas First Defense LLC engrave and design or use your custom artwork to fully engrave your slide or complete firearm. Contact our sales department for pricing and design.


Carolinas First Defense LLC engraving services offers fiber laser grip stippling for Glock and for other gun manufacturers. Choose from dozens of patterns or customize your firearm with your own custom pattern.    


Glock / Pistol Frame Texturing / stippling. Basic package for sides and index points only include disassembly, sanding down smooth of the factory texture, engraving of pattern and borders and reassembly:

  • Sub-Compact $130
  • Compact $140
  • Full Size $150
  • Backstrap sanding down and engraving (gen 4's only): $50.00
  • Logo inset inside a stippling design: $45 per side.
  • Cerakote application single color starting at $75

Contact us for exact quotes on Cerakote patterns / multiple colors / themes. Turnaround time is usually 5 business days or less on Pistol Frames.

Do you have a laser engraving project that's not firearms related? No problem, please give us a call or send us an email and we can get you a quick quote.

Phone: 704-692-4176
Email: [email protected]