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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by deadite, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

    ...who thinks those special edition TALO Wiley Clapp grips are really...really ugly?

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    "Everything you need and nothing you don't."...well, except for front cocking serrations on a Commander?

    AND would it kill Colt to drag a file over those edges? Grabbing a Colt 1911 is like thrusting my hand blindly into my silverware drawer.

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  2. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

    Other than the FCS, the goofy grips and the serious need for a dehorn, it seems like a decent package.
     


  3. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I do agree, however, the Devil's claw marks do not bother me much.
     
  4. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

    It's funny, I don't totally hate FCS on a Government model, but they seem out of place on a commander. The weird thing is that the Wiley Clapp TALO Government model has no FCS. The 3" model has carry cuts, which I think would look better on the Commander.

    I guess they need to come out with the deadite TALO edition to really satisfy me. ;)

    deadite

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  5. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    These on my Rogers Precision Commander changed my mind on the fcs.


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  6. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I can think of a few PistolSmiths that can make your dreams come true!
     
  7. Glock_en_speil

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    I think FCS look great on a 5" modern/tactical style 1911. Wilson, Nighthawk, and Les Baer have them as standard equipment on most of their 5" guns (though they can be deleted if desired). If you are going for a more classic look or if your gun is less than 5" then I think they look better without them.
     
  8. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

    I wish I had the patience to wait for work by one of the top smiths. I end up buying customs that other guys ordered. ;)

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  9. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

    I like them on my Dan Wesson PM7-45.

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    Now here's a nice and clean Commander.

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  10. 3rdgen40

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    FCS look hideous on Commander sized pistols.At least ugly grips can be easily replaced.

    No offense Greg....:outtahere:
     
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  11. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

    OK, that's pretty sweet, but the over all execution of Rogers work is fantastic.

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  12. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    It can me mind numbing waiting. :faint:
    Right at ten months patiently waiting on my Springfield Compact
     
  13. wrenrj1

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    I guess if they make their profit margin it's beauty is in the eyes of the beholder...

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  14. fnfalman

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    The Talo guns in general have some seriously FUGLY grips.
     
  15. bac1023

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    :agree:
     
  16. Don't mind the FCS myself, but those grips are indeed awful.


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  17. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Look at the Talo grips on the CCO, on the Ruger GP100, SW 686. Something is seriously wrong.
     
  18. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Meh.


    I already have a real combat commander.
    Blues without most of that useless crap.
    It does have a bomar rib though, but that was my taste at one time.
     
  19. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I agree. I think no FCS or carry cuts on the Commander model would have looked great. The grips are easily replaced.
     
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  20. Snaps

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