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Old May 17, 2017, 12:42 PM   #1
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My Custom Shockwave

I got so lucky: a couple of weeks ago I found a local guy selling an unused shockwave on armslist for a price I couldn't refuse. And I have to say, I love this thing, so much fun.

But I think the canvas hand strap, while functional, looks a bit chincy. So... I had a leathersmith I know make me a one-of-a-kind leather sleeve to slide over it. I told her exactly what I wanted, but she made it even better than I was imagining.

Now my shockwave looks way cooler, and you can throw your hand in the strap faster since it holds it's shape.



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Old May 17, 2017, 01:34 PM   #2
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Cool, looks like fun. I like your new grip alot better than the stock configuration.
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Old May 17, 2017, 02:17 PM   #3
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Am I right in assuming that neither Mossberg or Remington are installing a real pistol grip on these guns for some legal reason?

Or is it a matter of utility?
Remington used the same cut-down stock for the US Marshal Witness Protection shotgun, so does it simply work better than an actual full profile pistol grip.
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Old May 17, 2017, 02:23 PM   #4
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The grip has to be long enough to keep the overall length at 26".
You can take barrel off, but grip length must be added to keep OAL to 26".
A real pistol grip is shorter, so the barrel would have to be longer.
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Old May 17, 2017, 07:20 PM   #5
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And the bird's head grip as shown is MUCH kinder to your wrist and makes controlling it a lot easier than a vertical grip
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Old May 21, 2017, 07:19 PM   #6
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I think it looks great. I also like the custom sleeve you had made and the black grip tape.
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Old May 22, 2017, 02:39 PM   #7
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We are not interested in the Crusades. Unless the symbolism on the strap is one of some well defined hate group, so what?

Such discussion deleted.

If you think it is offensive PM staff and don't discuss it here.
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Old May 23, 2017, 07:30 PM   #8
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I think it looks great. Kind of a Boondocks Saints thing going on.
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Old May 23, 2017, 07:37 PM   #9
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Some folks seem to lack the ability to understand a staff decision. These posts are deleted and appropriate actions taken.

If you disagree with a decision, you PM the staff.

Continuing in this vein, and you will have to find another forum for your internet fun and games.
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Old May 23, 2017, 07:50 PM   #10
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Not sure what has been going on in this thread. Anyway, looks good op. Kind of a Boondocks Saints vibe going on. I like these Shockwaves more and more every time I see them.
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