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Aggressive Grip recommendations for competition

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by BuckyP, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. BuckyP

    BuckyP Lifetime Member

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    I'm looking at grip recommendations for competition. The more aggressive the better. I was considering the Burner grips, which are grips that have the texture of skateboard tape. I've come across a couple threads talking about the Shredder grips. Best I can tell, these are from Larry Davidson, but they are not listed on his web site.

    I am looking for something agressive, and a hard texture (no rubber grips). What can you recommend for a complete no slip grip?

    TIA. :wavey:
     
  2. rsxr22

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    VZ Diamondbacks are probably the most aggressive out there. I use the Operator II's on a lot of my guns and they are perfect aggressiveness
     

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    I think I have a pair if green/black and a pair of brown,used ones, both ambi. safety cut ,I think I just mounted them and then took them off if your interested,send me a pm,
    http://www.simonichknives.com/gunner.htm
     
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  4. Hokie1911

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    The Shredder grips Guncrafter uses have a VERY appropriate name I hear. :thumbsup:
     
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    +100, I have them and they are well named
     
  7. drc767

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    Another vote for the GI Shredders......I have not seen anything anywhere near as aggressive. Great to shoot with.....lousy to carry with, for obvious reasons.
     
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    little nails hammered in from the back side of the grip ;)
     
  9. El_Ron1

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    Shredders. The VZs and true Simonich Gunners are nowhere near as aggressive.
     
  11. BuckyP

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    Looks like the Shredders are the way to go. How does one go about getting them?? Call Guncrafter?

    :headscratch:
     
  12. TonyT

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    I prefer the ERGO grip. It is rough enough to provide a sure grip but neither hard nor abrasive.
     
  13. nolt

    nolt DONT PANIC!

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    just email larry davidson. he will cut them however you want as far as ambi or bevel or thumb groove etc...


    lazza@davidsonknives.com
     
  14. Hokie1911

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    I'm sure Dave (drc) can help you out with that.
     
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    I have to agree about the Operator II's. Great amount of texture. I use them for carry on a couple of pistols and they always make me feel confident in handgrip on the pistol.
     
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    I would also check out vaya con dios grips. I hear they are extremely aggressive. Have also heard that the fusion special ops grips are very good. Both are also cheaper than the vz's if price is a consideration. I plan on trying the vaya con dios grips next week.
     
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    Now THAT is funny.......
     
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    UPDATE:

    Thanks to all the suggestions. I decided to go with the shredders. I've already shot two matches with them and they worked out well (and I didn't loose any skin off my hands). They certainly help the fact that I didn't do front strap checkering.

    Here is a pic of them on my home built gun.

    I'm sure I'll take flack about the red mag well, but these mag wells go for $170+ shipped, and I happened to win this one some years back.


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