Latest project...

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This is a discussion on Latest project... within the General Firearm Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Alright folks, need some input. What do you all think? IMG_0101.jpg IMG_0110.jpg This is before and after Springfield XD-40 Service model .....and excuse my legs. ...

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    Latest project...

    Alright folks, need some input. What do you all think? IMG_0101.jpg IMG_0110.jpg

    This is before and after Springfield XD-40 Service model
    .....and excuse my legs. LOL

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    I jumped in there and "befored & aftered" your pics - I deaftered and befored them for you.

    Nice job.
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    Thanks for the help

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    Nice job...
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    I would suggest that anybody thinking about doing that....practice on something a lot less expensive first.

    It is not real easy to do that and to get it to look good without developing a consistent technique.

    You did a nice presentable job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DocT65 View Post
    If you like it and it works, that's all that matters!
    Pretty much says it. I did a stiple job on one of my guns, liked it at first - not in love with it after a while. Won't be doing it to any others. It does help with getting a good grip though.
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    really nice job!

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    The problem I always have with this is it always looks like the owner did it. But it's your gun, so do as you please. I've just never had an issue with a loose grip that needed stippling.
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    If it works for you, that's what matters. One thing to keep in mind, if you ever decide to sell it, the non-factory stippling job will probably detract from the value of the gun.
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    I've never warmed up to the look of stripling on a handgun grip. That being said, it looks like you did a good job on yours and hey, the point is, it's yours. As long as you like it better now than before you started, you win.

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    As QKShooter said, practice before you start your pistol . I had fun stippling a A2 AR grip after trimming off the duckbill. However I did need to learn as I went. Also a good ventilated space and a mask will keep you from inhaling plastic fumes.
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    Ya I practiced on a grip of some sort.. Don't think it was a firearm grip. I'm anxious to get the range and see how it feels in hand.

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    Good work. Looks like a very nice job to me.

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    I cheated and used these. seem to help contrtol sub compact nano. Talon Grips For Beretta

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