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Old 10-19-2008, 09:15 AM
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I think they would look better on a stainless. They definitely don't look bad though.
Thanks for the input...I may swap them for the hogue RW on my kimber Stainless target 2 and see what's what.
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:05 PM
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Here's my Larry Davidson Punisher Grips.

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Old 10-20-2008, 10:46 PM
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Gun Grips "Coffin Lid" design

I used to have grips made from different South American woods. One I liked and dont have a clue of how to spell was (phonetically) Goncallo Allves. I used to have Gene St Henry who lived in Malibu CA make up the grips for my 1911's. Gene would cut the grips with three flat sides (like some coffin lids, which is how they got their name from Gene). Since the sides of the grip were flat and not rouded, the grips really stayed in place when you would shoot. A good coat of pure 100 percent carbauna wax and these grips would actually get a 'tacky' feel in your hand. \__/ is about as close as I can show how they looked using keyboard characters. It was a much shallower angle, probably 30 to 35 degrees at a maximum. I don't know if Gene is still around (I doubt it) or if his son Jeb kept up the business. Gene and his wife Libby used to be a fixture at gun shows in So. Ca selling grips for many types of autoloading weapons. Gene was also selected to make the grips for the (now defuct) Semmerling (which he found out about from a Gun magazine and a frame they shipped to him unannouced!) The concept of the 'coffin lid' worked well for me as I hated to ruin the looks of beautiful wood with checkering. It really would prevent the weapon from torquing in your hand.
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Old 10-22-2008, 06:57 PM
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Rambutan on my DW CBOB. Beautiful stuff!
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Old 11-21-2008, 03:39 PM
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I just bought these grips. Haven't received them yet, but they have better pictures than I could ever take

so stoked, i really couldn't find any pieces of desert ironwood that could compare. Doesn't seem to be much available at the moment
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Old 11-21-2008, 08:50 PM
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That is some GORGEOUS wood!
Congrats! I'd love to see pics of it on your weapon when they arrive.
Thanks for the pic!
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:37 PM
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Here are my new AlumaGrips....



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Old 11-22-2008, 02:27 PM
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That is some GORGEOUS wood!
Congrats! I'd love to see pics of it on your weapon when they arrive.
Thanks for the pic!
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Thanks. I will definately post some up. I am actually looking at the pheasant wood grips on your site as well. THat is some great wood. I love the variety you have.
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Old 11-22-2008, 03:13 PM
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New, to me, set of Larry Davidson's Barbed Wire grips,....

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Old 11-22-2008, 03:39 PM
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How did I miss this thread...

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Old 11-22-2008, 04:41 PM
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Boone trading co. Elephant ivory, checkered by Spegal.

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Old 11-22-2008, 04:50 PM
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Tony- Quite possibly the nicest case of the grips complementing the gun...EVER!! Those are very nice.
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Old 11-22-2008, 09:41 PM
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Old 11-23-2008, 09:54 AM
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Boone trading co. Elephant ivory, checkered by Spegal.

That is a nice pistol Tony, I also agree the grips compliment it well. With that said I wouldn't mind seeing a full picture of the pistol and maybe a little word on who did the engraving.
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Old 11-23-2008, 11:44 AM
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:27 PM
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This probably my favorite set so far as I have only been making grips for a couple of weeks now.Springfield loaded black stainless with Black and White Dalmation ebony-If you want to see some nice one's look at sarge's grips on anyone making their own grips!
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Old 11-24-2008, 01:53 PM
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Ajax Rosewood w/ colt logos.

Wouldn't you know I lost the left side logo. SHEET.






Just ordered some hogue checkered laminate RW for my soon to be picked up kimber. Don't care for black grips.
I think rosewood on blued/park'd guns is the bee's knees, and I especially like slim black rosewood. I didn't like black grips on dark guns until I swapped set of hogues onto my SW1911 from my DW.

Here's an assortment of 1911s with various grips.
Top to bottom: SA cocobolo, hogue rubber, pachmayr walnut/ rubber wraps, S&A slim black rosewood. Don't mind the Berettas.



Another set of black rosewood slimgrips on my TRS. Nice and thin, they don't stick out any farther than the plunger tube.

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Old 11-24-2008, 03:03 PM
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Check these out!
Genuine bookmatched Whooly Mammoth teeth slabs set in Gabon Ebony. Talk about unique! The color is all natural too. By setting them in the wood, you take away all possible problems of the teeth slabs not putting up with daily carry or shooting. These grips were 50,000 years in the making!





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Old 11-24-2008, 06:30 PM
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holy crap sarge, was that your big secret project this weekend?
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Old 11-24-2008, 06:35 PM
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Yup. I have mammoth teeth an ivory on the brain. I'm probably a little too excited about it. At least moreso than others. It's just neat.
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Old 11-24-2008, 06:40 PM
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Yup. I have mammoth teeth an ivory on the brain. I'm probably a little too excited about it. At least moreso than others. It's just neat.
I would certainly be excited about those if I were you! That is only too cool. If you ever get your hands on one, do you think maybe it would be possible to make some grips out of the stock of a Revolutionary War musket? That would be awesome.
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I would certainly be excited about those if I were you! That is only too cool. If you ever get your hands on one, do you think maybe it would be possible to make some grips out of the stock of a Revolutionary War musket? That would be awesome.
Something like that WOULD be cool. Maybe someone out there has a cracked stock from the Revolution or Civil War......
Great idea!
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Old 11-25-2008, 08:38 PM
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I just ordered these Monday night. I think they are going to be pretty kick a$$.

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Old 11-25-2008, 08:41 PM
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These are cherry.

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Old 11-26-2008, 04:57 PM
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These were waiting for me today when I got home!

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