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Old 04-17-2013, 02:10 AM   #861
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Nice!! Did you get them from Raasco?
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:48 AM   #862
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Nice!! Did you get them from Raasco?
Those look like to Raasco's for sure. I haven't seen any other companies doing that half tactical checkering like that. They looks pretty good.
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Yep they are Raascos. I really liked the tactical half checkering they offer.

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Here's the grips on my Kimber

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Old 04-23-2013, 02:59 PM   #865
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I wanted custom grips for my Springer. After looking around I decided to make my own. I started with a $5 piece of oak from Home Depot.


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This set tuned out so good I just had to make a set using something more exotic than oak. I found a piece of bocote I liked. Here's the final product-


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I wanted custom grips for my Springer. After looking around I decided to make my own. I started with a $5 piece of oak from Home Depot.

This set tuned out so good I just had to make a set using something more exotic than oak. I found a piece of bocote I liked. Here's the final product-
Careful. That's just the way I started out and it turned into a full fledged business.
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Well I have to say it is enjoyable. I think I have a ways to go to produce grips as nice as yours.

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Well I have to say it is enjoyable. I think I have a ways to go to produce grips as nice as yours.
That's ok. It look me a long time to get where I'm at now. I think my first tries didn't turn out as good as yours.
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Mind if I PM you? I have a question about drilling the holes.

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Sure. No problem.

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