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Went ahead and added some real traction to the front and back straps on my M&P. Did the extra inserts as well.
 

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Looks good. I've always found the M&Ps I've owned/own a wee bit slick on hot days.
 

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It's takes guts to start, patient tenacity to continue & craftsmanship to prevent in looking like a lava-coated Sno-cone. You've proven yourself capable on...ALL counts.

Well Stippled! :congrats:
 
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Looks nice but just out of curiousity have you tried just adding Talon grips to it before you did this?
A buddy had talon grips , they lasted about a year before starting to peel off on the edges. I added a bit of traction /skate tape before to my pistol , but with the factory grip surface it didn't stay all that well.
 

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Awesome job, rocky! Looks fantastic. You could certainly offer that as a professional service for a nice fee, if you really wanted to.

I love the M&Ps, but they definitely need some traction enhancement. I'm using the Talon rubberized traction right now on my M&P40. It feels good, not as much traction as the granular grip tape, though. Someday I'd like to get some stippling done.

About how long does it take to stipple the front strap & back strap?
 
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Awesome job, rocky! Looks fantastic. You could certainly offer that as a professional service for a nice fee, if you really wanted to.

I love the M&Ps, but they definitely need some traction enhancement. I'm using the Talon rubberized traction right now on my M&P40. It feels good, not as much traction as the granular grip tape, though. Someday I'd like to get some stippling done.

About how long does it take to stipple the front strap & back strap?
Thanks , it took me about a hour and a half to do one back strap and the front strap. The front strap area is a different material that takes more patience and cleaning of the iron tip.
 

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looks great
this is a 9C I just recently picked up. The stippling and the trigger guard undercut were already done.
I would love to learn how to do this. I have the rubber talon grips on my shield and XDM, I like this better.
 

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Very professional looking job!:35:
 
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Thanks , it took me about a hour and a half to do one back strap and the front strap. The front strap area is a different material that takes more patience and cleaning of the iron tip.
I am HALF tempted to give this a try. Don't know if I could do near-as-sweet a job as you did though. Certainly some practice on unimportant plastic would be very much in order!
 
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Wow,, great job. Definitely looks professional quality to me. I would be scared to try it,, if I even knew where to start. I'll stick with the Talon Grips, can't get in too much trouble putting them on. :smile:
 

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Talon makes good stuff. Their rubber grips have a nice feel, but not as "biting" as I would like. Their granulate has a great grip, but it looks more like a sandpaper option. Oh well, the functionality wins out, I guess. Talon granulate is the best, short of a good stippling treatment.
 
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