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Old May 30, 2012, 10:34 AM   #1
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1911 Grips?

Any cool places I can find 1911 grips? Thanks in advance.
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Old May 30, 2012, 11:43 AM   #2
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Lots of places for 1911 grips, but Brownells is a good place to start. I personally purchased a set of Chip McCormick Rosewood grips and really like them a lot.

http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/cid=1...Products/Grips
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Old May 30, 2012, 04:59 PM   #3
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VZ grips
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Old May 30, 2012, 07:56 PM   #4
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http://www.esmeralda.cc/

Esmeralda has some very cool grip panels.
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Old June 1, 2012, 02:42 PM   #5
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Thanks everyone
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Old June 1, 2012, 03:06 PM   #6
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Any cool places I can find 1911 grips? Thanks in advance.
Questions, looking for wood, acrylic, synthetics,??????????
www.raascogrips.com
www.wickedgrips.com
www.thefinergrain.com
ebay and look for spdcustomgrips, loads of acrylics
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Old June 1, 2012, 04:02 PM   #7
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Old June 1, 2012, 05:16 PM   #8
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Try ebay, you can sometimes get really nice grips cheap.
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Old June 1, 2012, 07:27 PM   #9
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esmeralda and thefinergrain were already mentioned. Both make very nice grips.

Another to consider would be Hakan Pek, assuming you want wood.

For G-10, it's hard to beat Spegel.
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Old June 1, 2012, 09:27 PM   #10
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for G-10 i like *1 from mil-tac

http://store.mil-tac.com/19111gvtg10gripsblack.aspx


i had them on my springer 1911 loaded that I recently sold and i will get them again for another caspian build in 38 super i plan on doing.

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Old June 1, 2012, 10:44 PM   #11
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I picked up these cocobola double diamonds on ebay for 12 bucks. They were made by ITM and are comparable to Ahrend's sold by Brownells for 50.00

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Old June 2, 2012, 12:39 AM   #12
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I picked up these cocobola double diamonds on ebay for 12 bucks.
Decisions, decisions... there's over 3,000 1911 grips listed on eBay!
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Old June 2, 2012, 12:51 AM   #13
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Old June 3, 2012, 01:59 PM   #14
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Hogue, Craig Spegel, Pacmyer...

I think Guy Hogue & Hogue Grips of Southern CA are tops. They have many firearm contracts & provide custom grips to LE/military units.
Craig Spegel of OR is highly rated. He started the J frame Boot Grip design but also has Hi-Power & 1911a1 grips. www.craigspegel.com

I'd look at the CT Lasergrips too.
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Old June 3, 2012, 02:46 PM   #15
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Decisions, decisions... there's over 3,000 1911 grips listed on eBay!
Well that will keep you occupied and out of trouble for awhile.
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Old June 3, 2012, 04:39 PM   #16
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One opinion on a very subjective matter.

Thes may not look the coolest,or have that fine,old school wood and steel aesthetic...

But for about $15 ,try a set of Hogue Rubber slabs.They have a little goose egg palm swell that puts the pistol in my hand the same way each time.

It is my grip of choice.
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Old June 3, 2012, 08:33 PM   #17
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These Pachmayr's feel nice and look good but my fingers are short and I don't like the added depth the checkered front strap gives.

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Old June 3, 2012, 09:09 PM   #18
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Old December 11, 2012, 09:30 PM   #19
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wickedgrips.com

I recently retired as an E9 from the military after 22 years as a bomb disposal technician. I have had four combat deployments since 2003 and I am highly decorated for my service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

I ordered a set of custom grips from Ed and Lisa Strange, the owners of wickedgrips.com, in January of 2011 for my retirement gun (Colt 1911). I paid $300.00 through PayPal and was told the lead-time would be 9 to 13 months. Additionally, I was told that the grips would be made out of Micarta, they would be OD Green in color, and they would sport the custom artwork that I paid a graphic designer to make.

The 1911 was not only special because I was preparing to retire, but was also important because 3 weeks before my first deployment my father died. Then, at the end of my last (4th) deployment, my brother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. I expressed to Ed Strange and Wickedgrips.com (At the time, 14 months into the order) the urgency of getting the grips completed.

I am now 23 months into this prepaid agreement and would like to know if anyone has had any RECENT experience with purchasing custom 1911 grips from

Ed Strange

Lisa Strange

Jake Rancourt

www.wickedgrips.com?

Also doing business as:

"Grip Werx"
"WickedGrips"
9476 Sunrise Lane
Davison, Michigan 48423
810-412-4037
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Old December 14, 2012, 03:40 PM   #20
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www.vintagegungrips.net

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Old December 14, 2012, 04:24 PM   #21
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Where I can I find grips for the Llama mini max 45?
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Old December 14, 2012, 06:25 PM   #22
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llama minimax grips at www.vintagegungrips.net

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