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Old March 13, 2013, 07:33 AM   #26
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Didja make the grips, or does someone else make/market them ?



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Old March 13, 2013, 08:44 AM   #27
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Thanks for the comments everyone. A lot more likable comments than last time.

Believe me. This one is not for carry. Fun time at the range is all.

The grips came from ebay. I feel the guy did a fantastic job on them. If I run into other grips I like I will probably get them also.

Not your normal run of the mill 1911 for sure but hey. I am enjoying it a lot. I have not shot it since I put the grips on but it doesn't feel like anything will change.
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Old March 13, 2013, 09:20 AM   #28
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Love It!

When those "walking zombies" see that piece they will become "running zombies" in the opposite direction my zombie killing friend
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Old March 13, 2013, 09:31 AM   #29
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Still not my cup of joe. Kinda like a doberman wearing a clown suit. Still a doberman but...
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Old March 13, 2013, 09:33 AM   #30
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Still not my cup of joe. Kinda like a doberman wearing a clown suit. Still a doberman but...
That has to be one of the Top 10 funny lines of TFL.
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Old March 13, 2013, 01:16 PM   #31
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I found those grips on Ebay - The vendor makes some pretty cool looking grips and the price isn't too out there either.
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Old March 13, 2013, 03:18 PM   #32
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Cool! Verry Cool!
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Old March 15, 2013, 06:11 PM   #33
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Dude, you are livin' life right!!! These gunboards tend to be too serious much of the time, but that piece is a kick ass work of art. As they used to say, "get on with yo bad self!"
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Old March 15, 2013, 06:37 PM   #34
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Sorry for the veer, but all I can picture is a Doberman in a clown suit chasing down some guy who is both screaming and insanely giggling....
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Old March 15, 2013, 07:01 PM   #35
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It looks way cool
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Old March 15, 2013, 07:46 PM   #36
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That's a slick lookin rig now with the new grips i think they make the gun look alot better than the stock ones you had on before.
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Old March 15, 2013, 07:56 PM   #37
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In fact I wouldn't keep it in the same area with my other .45's for fear it may breed.
It wouldn't breed with them, but it might try to eat their ammo.
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Old March 15, 2013, 09:59 PM   #38
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It's yours. You like it. That's all that matters. Enjoy it. I think it's very unique.
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Old March 16, 2013, 08:46 AM   #39
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I actually really like the gun, more appealing to me than plain old camo, but I'd much prefer wood grips.
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Old March 17, 2013, 07:05 AM   #40
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I like the paint job, in fact I need to go back and read your original post about it, don't know how I missed it. The grips, though, I don't like so much, I might have gone with stag or bone if it was mine.


ETA: I just read through the other thread, I prefer the look with the black grips you had on it before. The metal ones are cool for presentation but look uncomforatable and slippery for shooting.
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Old March 17, 2013, 07:28 AM   #41
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Is that motif supposed to represent faces? Rotting flesh? What???
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Old March 17, 2013, 08:08 AM   #42
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That is one funky 1911!
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Old March 17, 2013, 11:08 AM   #43
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I like it. Its a fun gun.

You need to get the rest of the accent pieces polished SS to match.

Slide stop, safety, beavertail, and the mag release.

Side note... are those grips even comfy?
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Old March 17, 2013, 11:18 AM   #44
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Very effective look. It makes me sick to my stomach (that's a compliment). It calls up the whole zombie thing. Believe me, you've hit a grand slam. Ugh!
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Old March 17, 2013, 05:10 PM   #45
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I LOVE that paint job. but I hate those grips so much that it ruins the look of the gun for me
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Old March 17, 2013, 11:37 PM   #46
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Broken bottles i agree the grips don't look right.
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Old March 18, 2013, 02:03 PM   #47
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dajowi and others. There are zonbie faces within the green areas all over the gun. I think I also saw at least one bio hazard symbol.

Here is a close up of one area of the pistol. You should be able to make out 3 faces in it.

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Old March 18, 2013, 02:09 PM   #48
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I do appreciate the comments on the gun and the grips. I do know the grips aren't for everybody. And it is clear that not all like the Zombie motif. That is good. Be a real boring gun world if that weren't so.

I haven't shot it with these grips and I also hope they don't tend to be slippery. I would have preferred that the grips were a bit more darkly burnished. But I didn't like the really lime green ones that are available.

The great thing about grips is one can change them when ever one wants. Lol
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Old March 18, 2013, 11:29 PM   #49
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It would be cool to have some bone grips too. Cool motif.
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Old March 19, 2013, 01:46 AM   #50
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I do appreciate the comments on the gun and the grips. I do know the grips aren't for everybody. And it is clear that not all like the Zombie motif. That is good. Be a real boring gun world if that weren't so.

I haven't shot it with these grips and I also hope they don't tend to be slippery. I would have preferred that the grips were a bit more darkly burnished. But I didn't like the really lime green ones that are available.

The great thing about grips is one can change them when ever one wants. Lol
When I first saw the title of your thread, I couldn't help but think, "OMG what has Rabbitt done to that gun now???"

In all seriousness, I think I'm with you, and a darker grip would look better. It does match your trigger and barrel, so it doesn't look too bad, but, to me, it does seem a little incongruous. Just my .02. If it does end up being tough to grip, I would suggest the VZ grip line. I have a set on my CZ-75, and they are great! Plenty of variety in designs. I can't get to it from my work computer, but I bet they would have a set that would compliment your zombie look.
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