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What grips to get for my grandfather's 1911?


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Old 07-12-2014, 06:38 PM   #11
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Found some original Ithica grips that match the ones that were on there!

Pulled the old ones off. I was worried the screws would be messed up because they probably haven't been taken out in 70 years. . . but they came right out, nice and smooth.


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Cool. Need pics.


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Old 07-14-2014, 01:36 PM   #13
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Posted a pic. See the first page of the thread.
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Here you go. The other side has the chipped grip.
That is a nice piece!
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Old 07-20-2014, 01:36 PM   #15
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Got my replacement grips in! Original Ithaca factory grips.

So the new pair had a discoloration on the left grip. They're 70 year old used grips, so you take what you get I guess.

Fortunately, the right grip was the one that was cracked and the replacement right grip was perfect. So I just replaced that one and continued to use the original left grip. I would post a new picture, but it looks exactly the same as the old picture on page 1. . . LOL.
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Old 07-20-2014, 07:36 PM   #16
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No pics no dice! Lol.


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