Checkering Grips

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    Checkering Grips

    Has Anyone Here Ever Attempted To Checker Their Own Grips? I Have A 1911 With Decent Wood Grips, But They Are Smooth. I Would Like To Try And Checker Them Myself But Not Withouy Hearing Of Others Experiences.

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    I did try it once, but I did not susceed. Ended up screwing up a nice set of grips. It is much harder than it looks, even with the right tools it takes a steady hand and much patience.
    Good luck

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    http://www.brownells.com/aspx/ns/sto...PPLING+PUNCHES

    Unless you plan on really spending some practice time with the files, these would probably be a better choice, to start with.

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