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1911 checkering alternatives

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by jundeleon, Sep 30, 2007.


  1. jundeleon

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    What other alternatives to checkering for the front strap and the backstrap/main spring housing can be done on a 1911?

    It should be comfortable to hold, functional, yet aesthetically pleasing, and can be done by local gunsmiths, and should blend with front/rear cocking serrations on the slide.

    Suggestions please.
     

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  2. Punkkin

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  3. ahtsay

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    Skateboard tape, yung parang sand paper.
     
  4. Allegra

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    anay finish? :) wala ako maisip
    I like skateboard tape as well kaso masakit sa mata to some people

    30lpi checkering works great looks good , di masakit sa kamay di tulad ng 20lpi but might damage clothing
     
  5. g35pt

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    Sir where can I buy the skateboard tape. tnx
     
  6. mtho

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    sa stoked sa greenhills,SM,podium or other malls.
     
  7. batangueno

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    Checkering sa Para ko 20 lpi sa middle tapos 30lpi sa sides.

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  8. ahtsay

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    Paul ganda niyan ah! Sinong gumawa niyan? Pati trigger guard may checkering pa! :thumbsup:
     
  9. Allegra

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    hehe no choice kundi mag 20 kasi may hiwa na yung para :) same as my std pistol dati
     
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    What?

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    Ganito sana kung may gumagawa dito sa atin, makapit sa kamay pero hindi daw sa tela.
     
  11. isuzu

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    Some use strippling as an alternative to checkering. That golfball texture is quite expensive, I heard.
     
  12. mtho

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    ahtsay,
    miss mo na uli yung para mo? para standard naman uli

    sayang conamids are not available here.
    http://www.m-guns.com/gallery.php
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  13. Alexii

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    I use the 3M tape designed for bathtubs. Sandpaper-finish tapes usually 'sheds' grits of tiny particles (sand?) that may potentially scratch the finish.

    This 3M bathtub tape seems very similar to the stippling Novak makes on their Hi-Powers. What I like about it is it's transparent; and it takes the color of the frame. So it doesn't matter if the frame is black, stainless, hard chrome, etc.; it'll always look good. I've had my reservations before on stick-on tapes on handguns, but this one is definitely an alternative for me.

    Check it out: it's around 700 bucks a roll at any ACE hardware.
     
  14. Allegra

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    is thisa for carry or comps
    kung carry wag na lagyan ng serrations , nakaka irita lang
     
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  16. mtho

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    mas mahal ata frame ng Para, here and in the us