Just finished stippling m 40c. Waddayathink?
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Looks like it would stick to your hand, but I'm not crazy about the trigger. I think it would be a little abrasive.
Otherwise, looks good.
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I'm with PURPLE.....Everything looks good, but the trigger.
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The workmanship looks outstanding!
The name: "Poly-Engraver" comes to mind.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
I may make some changes, I'll see how everything feels on the next range trip.
I may smooth out the area under the trigger guard (pointed out by Jester on mp-pistol.com)where the middle finger rests. The trigger itself may get retouched also. Depends on how my hand feels after 100 rounds or so. Although I may deal with a little abrasion in the long sessions if it helps with the handling during draw-and-fire exercises.
I know you can hold onto that gun.
But can you let go of it?
How are people doing this?
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I drew out in pencil the boundaries for the striping on the frame and trigger guard.
On the grip I just used a random pattern and followed the boundaries already molded in.
The trigger was a little tricky. Just be careful not to hit the trigger guard when working on the trigger
I think some of the Gunsmiths who are doing this have made up shaped irons for their signature look.
Basically all you need is a steady hand and the willingness to scrap a $300.00 frame. The straps and trigger are cheap and easy to replace!
Not bad looking. Let us know how it ends up.
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I'm wondering why that is needed? Is it for cosmetics or did the gun slide around in your hand? For myself, I think the M&P feels perfect in the hand and shoots wonderfully just the way they come from the factory.
Last edited by DHart; June 23rd, 2007 at 04:53 PM.
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Thats pretty cool man..I always wondered how that was done. I've seen pics of Glocks and XD's with that done and always thought it looked good.
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Really nice- especially the handle! I dont like to have the bottom of trigger guard textured myself. I've had my eye on the M&P 40c.
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Looks good to me.I always like to see people 's creative side come out on firearms .
That's a very nice job. I'm with the others I like a smooth or maybe a grooved trigger.
Looks cool enough!
Have at it
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