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Old 08-04-2020, 06:32 PM
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Ironwood and Hard Chrome Commander

Member Patrick D. loves his Ironwood. He sent me a Colt Commander to build into his dream carry gun and provided the ironwood blanks for the grips. Flat topped and serrated with HD Retro rear sight and a Yost "gold line" front sight. Kart NM barrel and EGW thick flange bushing. Checkering is 20 Lpi with an arched MSH. All new bar stock internals and a Derr Precision bobbed grip safety. One of our grip makers Crystal was able to make a nice set of grips from the scales. The finish is brushed hard chrome. What do you think of ironwood?








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Old 08-04-2020, 06:46 PM
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Good gravy that’s perrtti.
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Old 08-04-2020, 07:13 PM
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A real beauty and Crystal did a great job with the grips.
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Old 08-04-2020, 07:36 PM
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A very business like piece.
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Old 08-04-2020, 07:46 PM
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Gorgeous!
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Old 08-04-2020, 07:56 PM
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That hard chrome looks really nice!
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Old 08-04-2020, 08:01 PM
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Eastern hornbeam is incredible stuff. Great work Greg.

Edit: Olneya and not eastern hornbeam like I had thought. My apologies
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Old 08-04-2020, 08:41 PM
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I'm starting to warm up to those mini duck-tail safeties. I like the look of the ironwood against the chrome.
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Old 08-04-2020, 09:31 PM
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Dear Friends,
Greg Derr was a pleasure to work with on this project. It is even nicer than I expected and I am really looking forward to taking delivery and giving it a little work out. The desert ironwood grips really go nicely with the brushed hard chrome.

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Old 08-04-2020, 11:04 PM
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Holy WOW that’s nice. I like the chrome. Would work with the humidity and sweat down here.
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Old 08-05-2020, 06:57 AM
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Superb work Greg!
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Old 08-05-2020, 07:46 AM
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I'll add that the photographer has a great eye for lighting.
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Old 08-05-2020, 09:50 AM
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That's beautiful, real classy look.
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Old 08-05-2020, 10:25 AM
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I'm a huge fan of those ironwood grips. The whole gun, really, but those grips are really beautiful!
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Old 08-05-2020, 03:08 PM
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Great work Greg, grips are stunning.
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Old 08-06-2020, 02:08 PM
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Exquisite blend of steel and wood.
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Old 08-06-2020, 02:16 PM
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Wow!! Your stuff is pretty amazing.
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Old 08-06-2020, 02:29 PM
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I had to go back and look at the original on that gun. Beautiful work. Very tastefully done.
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Old 08-10-2020, 09:28 PM
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Beautiful pistol- really like the mini grip safety and the stock thumb safety. Who did the finish?
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Old 08-10-2020, 09:36 PM
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Grips are great. So is the grip safety. Another great pistol!
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Old 08-11-2020, 09:11 AM
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Absolutely beautiful
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