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Old 04-04-2012, 03:30 PM   #1
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Default Steel finger Grooves for a steel frame guns

How the hell do you even go about this? The pictures are from a guy call TJ's Custom Works. I asked him a while back and he said he could do it to any steel frame gun (for $1200). Obviously, if I can do it myself, that'd be the preferred.

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Old 04-04-2012, 07:29 PM   #2
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How the hell do you even go about this? The pictures are from a guy call TJ's Custom Works. I asked him a while back and he said he could do it to any steel frame gun (for $1200). Obviously, if I can do it myself, that'd be the preferred.
he is probably welding on a piece blending and refinishing the frame or making a completely new frame
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It says he welded it on. I just have to wonder how and can I do the same.

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Now, before you start, realize that improper application of high-heat to a precision-made metal frame could warp that frame. That dude probably has some weird jigs to keep everything straight while he is working on the piece.

I would prolly just try a set of those wrap-around grips or something first.

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I have seen finger grooves like that attached to the magazine. Would shoot fine but how the devil would you drop the mag without dropping the gun?

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tig welding is probably the way he welds it on low current low heat easy to blend that's the way I'd do it

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Other than that block sticking out of the front of the slide that gun is looking pretty B.A.

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I can remember where my fingers go!

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The above handgun would never be purchased by me.

I don't put a finger in front of the trigger guard.
I know where my fingers go and don't need a reminder.
The comp is not blended to the slide and looks like a cheap after thought.
My hold trips such an extended slide stop.
The dust cover on the frame and the slide do not match up.

IMO, this is a pretty thing, but the work is of questionable quality. Bling does not mean the firearm will function reliably.

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Meh... I don't really care much for the weapon in question, I'm just interested in the finger grooves.

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