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Old February 24, 2014, 07:37 PM   #1
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1911 Grips

I'm looking for government size 1911 grips, double diamond, or checkered wood, not too particular on what kind of wood, but I'd like to have either Marine Corps medallions, or the Vietnam service ribbon medallions like the ones in American Rifleman's March catalog, any idea where I could get either set? Thanks for any responses.
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Old February 24, 2014, 09:13 PM   #2
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Maybe get some of these medallions and have a smith inset them in some wood grips of your choice?
Ahrends makes some nice grips. I like the Combat Checkered Cocobolo.
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Old February 24, 2014, 09:55 PM   #3
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Try [email protected]
He does excellent work, and can laser-engrave most emblems.
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Old February 25, 2014, 12:51 AM   #4
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Checkout the Marine Corps grips from Altamont.
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Old February 25, 2014, 10:28 AM   #5
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If you google: "1911 custom grips with marine corps logo", you will find many, many images of such available.

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Old February 25, 2014, 05:18 PM   #6
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Thanks all, I've googled several times, but never found what I was looking for. The link 226 posted is exactly what I was searching for, thanks again.
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Old February 26, 2014, 12:12 PM   #7
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Look on EBay as well. Many variants of those are there.

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