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Old 06-13-2017, 11:10 AM
gityerkneedahn gityerkneedahn is offline
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Custom engraved grips?

I have an idea for a set of grips I'd like but after seemingly endless searching I'm coming up short.

So I figure to get what I'm looking for I'll have to look for someplace that does custom engraving.

Who would be the best manufacturers to look at and what kind of $$$ would I be looking at?

Looking for composite rather than wood.

If any of you guys have the inside scoop or pics of your own I'd appreciate the input.

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Old 06-13-2017, 06:07 PM
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I have an idea for a set of grips I'd like but after seemingly endless searching I'm coming up short.

So I figure to get what I'm looking for I'll have to look for someplace that does custom engraving.

Who would be the best manufacturers to look at and what kind of $$$ would I be looking at?

Looking for composite rather than wood.

If any of you guys have the inside scoop or pics of your own I'd appreciate the input.

Thanks


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Here are some I had done by VZ with our shooting club logo on them


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Old 06-13-2017, 07:13 PM
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Here are some I had done by VZ with our shooting club logo on them


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Nice, I did actually contact them today, seems the outsource the engraving to a third party, and only engrave a small range of their line of grips, will definitely consider them.



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Old 06-13-2017, 07:50 PM
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[email protected] use too make custom engraved grips, I think he still does. Great workmanship and a good person to work with.
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Old 06-13-2017, 08:36 PM
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Just checked his website, really impressive work!


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Old 06-14-2017, 08:34 AM
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RMHKnives is the only one allowed to make grips for me!

Check out his massive thread! He will make it grip dreams come true!


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Old 06-17-2017, 12:04 AM
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Ron at RMH Knives is A1+++++.
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Old 06-19-2017, 04:41 PM
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Just another idea - any trophy shop has a laser engraver setup these days, so why not save the frustration and back and forth of doing it through a grip maker and just have it done at a local trophy shop? That way you have total control over the design, color, placement, sizing etc while standing there in the shop and know exactly what it will look like when done.
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Old 06-19-2017, 05:49 PM
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Chris at Alumagrips makes blanks specifically for engraving. He can laser engrave anything you have clip art for. His technique simply removes the color from the anodizing leaving them smooth and protected.
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