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Old 02-12-2011, 11:26 PM   #1
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I changed out the Grips on the RIA Compact and everyone enjoys pictures. Thought I would share.

I like 'em, so what you think?

Here's a before and some afters.
img00252-20110212-1903.jpg   img00254-20110212-1908.jpg   img00257-20110212-1909.jpg  
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Old 02-13-2011, 01:34 AM   #2
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Much better Shi.
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the new ones are a big improvement but you coulda done better with pink laminate. the original smooth ones were pretty fugly.
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Shi - In that last picture, is there a part of your magazine well that is broken??

Might a suggest a new mainspring housing and combination beveled mag well, with a little fille work, if that be the case.

I think you need some customized grips. You are WAY to original to have just a normal set of grips on your pistol.

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Is that your bayonet behind the pistol?
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Shi - In that last picture, is there a part of your magazine well that is broken??

Might a suggest a new mainspring housing and combination beveled mag well, with a little fille work, if that be the case.

I think you need some customized grips. You are WAY to original to have just a normal set of grips on your pistol.

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There's a guy on another forum (I know....sacrilege right) that is laser engraving custom wood grips for 1911's. I thought about having some made just for some of you guys once I have the $. I know just what Shi's would say too!
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Shi - In that last picture, is there a part of your magazine well that is broken??
That is the foam egg carton from the box.
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very nice. I like the color.
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Much better
I'm wanting a compact myself & was wondering about aftermarket grips to fit -
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Much better
I'm wanting a compact myself & was wondering about aftermarket grips to fit -
Cool. When you get it send me the big'un. Oh and I want the holster and all four sets of grips.
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