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Old September 19, 2009, 10:07 PM   #1
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Kahr MK9 - grip question

Just bought the Kahr MK9 and want to get a nice set of wood grips. I've seen the ones listed on their website, but they show a much darker wood than the ones shown in the pic below ... Any suggestions where to find these??

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Old September 19, 2009, 11:32 PM   #2
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Those look like Nills...

... but I don't know if Nills makes grips for the Kahr.

Edit: I just checked the Nills site. They don't make grips for the Kahr. The grips on the Kahr in the picture do bear a strong resemblance to Nills grips that I have seen on SIGs. Sorry...
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Old September 19, 2009, 11:43 PM   #3
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grips

I bought the wood grips for both my kahrs K40 and mk40 and its hit or miss with color/shade if you call Kahr first before ordering I'm sure they can pull out lighter color grips for you
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Old September 20, 2009, 09:44 AM   #4
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Thanks for the tip, I'll call before ordering!
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Old September 20, 2009, 10:51 AM   #5
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I bought these on the Kahr website. I think Hogue makes them to Kahr's specs and design. I bought the checkered grips about 2 years ago, and the smooth grips about 4-5 years ago. Wood color varies a lot, but I was very pleased with both of these. The checkering was really aggressive though and needs some wear to be comfortable. Prices are really good, too, compared to Hogue grips direct.
I bought a set of Hogue wood grips for my P245 and didn't really care for the color at all. Didn't look like their pic. I kept them though, thinking I would like them more as I got used to them. Wrong! Oh well. I've actually put the factory plastic back on.

My old MK9, smooth Kahr grips.


My newer MK9, checkered Kahr grips.


My P245, with Hogue grips.
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Old September 20, 2009, 12:39 PM   #6
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2cool -- What holster is that shown with your mk9?
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Old September 20, 2009, 01:05 PM   #7
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High Noon Alter Ego. Well made, super stable holster, but the big belt clip makes it hard to conceal.
http://www.highnoonholsters.com
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Old September 20, 2009, 06:01 PM   #8
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Picture of mine

I bought the grips shown below from Kahr for my MK9 about 2 years ago. I thought the wood color was just right.



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Old September 21, 2009, 03:15 AM   #9
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I just installed a Hogue Handall over the stock plastic grips.
The slight palmswell improves the fit, and the fingergroves are important as well. Besides, why spend a gazillion bucks on exotic grips that no one is ever gonna see???

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Old October 11, 2009, 08:39 PM   #10
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So I just got the checkered wood grips in from Kahr for my MK9. I started to install the new grips and noticed that the factory screws do not penetrate the slightly thicker aftermarket grip. Any suggestions for modification or where I can pick up some replacement screws that would be slightly longer?

Thanks in advance!
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