Originally Posted by stalkingbear
That's the reason they call them "hogue's overmolded". You can still do it if you absolutely got to but it just won't look as nice.
I did the mod using exacto knives and sand paper, and I am so glad I did. It now fits my hand like a used glove and my grip is much improved and consistent. It is amazing what a fraction of an inch shaved here and there can do.
BTW, yes, it doesn't look as nice now
but I'd do it again in a heart beat.