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Old 03-26-2012, 08:36 AM   #11
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I have a friend that wanted to change out his grips,and i happened to have a set of pachmayr grips laying around. "1911 on right"

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I have those same grips, which are Hogue btw. Definitely recommended if you want a relatively slim profile, except for the palm swell. The palm swell makes it pretty tough to grab wrong.
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I have those same grips, which are Hogue btw. Definitely recommended if you want a relatively slim profile, except for the palm swell. The palm swell makes it pretty tough to grab wrong.
My bad, i have a set of pachmayrs to somewhere that look almost identical. Im always getting them mixed up :-(
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I have those same grips, which are Hogue btw. Definitely recommended if you want a relatively slim profile, except for the palm swell. The palm swell makes it pretty tough to grab wrong.
I love my hogues, they feel great. I dont really have to worry about sweaty plams. I feel it does help with accuracy. Since your forced to hold it the same way everytime you shoot it works on your mussle familiarity so you know witch way to hold it
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I have Hogue's w/finger grooves, on my 1911. Love 'em! I used to shoot with gloves on to avoid getting bitten. I improved and became consistent with my grip and don't need them any more. They tell me that this is one of the most important parts of good shooting. I don't get bitten any more. When I do, it means sloppy form.
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I have Hogue's w/finger grooves, on my 1911. Love 'em! I used to shoot with gloves on to avoid getting bitten. I improved and became consistent with my grip and don't need them any more. They tell me that this is one of the most important parts of good shooting. I don't get bitten any more. When I do, it means sloppy form.






I have the same grips on my Springfield and Rock Island and they fit my hand perfectly. I'm looking for a pair for my Colt New Agent but haven't found any yet.
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I have Hogue's w/finger grooves, on my 1911. Love 'em! I used to shoot with gloves on to avoid getting bitten. I improved and became consistent with my grip and don't need them any more. They tell me that this is one of the most important parts of good shooting. I don't get bitten any more. When I do, it means sloppy form.
Those are the same grips I use. I really like them. They dont look as cool as wood. But they sure do give a great non slip grip.
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I dont know about shock absorbing. But I have a hogue with the finger grooves on it. It is great for always having the same grip when you draw.
Packmyer ( spelling) grips are great especially on a 1911
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I'm going to acquire a mil spec 1911 in the next few months from a friend and I was wondering if you could recommend some good shock absorbing grips.
I am an expert shot with my Colt Gold Cup National match .45ACP and have been shooting for over 40 years. Last week I put the one piece Hogue grips with finger grooves on my Colt 1911. I wish I had done this a long time ago.

The gun feels like it is glued to my hand. Extremly comfortable and easier to control. It improved my shooting.

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Love the Hogue grips on my 1911. They improved grip and accuracy. It also reduced muzzle flip and the vibration from recoil.

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I had a set of standard Pachmayr Grips on one of my Colt Gold Cup and they were real nice for a standard type grip. However I like the Hague's on Rab's Pistol those look and I am sure they feel great.

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