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Old October 8, 2010, 04:01 PM   #1
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1911 grips

Anyone have any idea where I can get some wood, fully-checkered (no diamonds), no ambi-safety cutout flat bottom grips for my Ed Brown Special Forces? I just put a mag well on it and the beveled grips don't look good. I'm looking for something like the ones Springfield Armory puts on their "Professional" model, but without that ambi-cutout.


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Old October 9, 2010, 06:42 AM   #2
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Heres a couple of good places:

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Old October 10, 2010, 05:30 AM   #3
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Old October 10, 2010, 12:06 PM   #4
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Before paying retail for grossly over priced store brands, I'd suggest doing a search on Ebay for 1911 grips. I saw a set that looks like what yer looking for for under $10.00 made from African Rosewood. Don't see what ya want, email some of these guys and tell them what you want- they'll make it. And some of the sellers are fabulous craftsman. Make sure to check out the sellers rating before dealing with anybody. Or you can buy a set of spalted knife scales and make them yourself. It's not hard to do at all using the old grips for a pattern.
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Old October 11, 2010, 12:44 AM   #5
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if u want something other than wood try out

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