Ivory on Stainless?

Discussion in '1911 Gear' started by Cop_Out, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. Cop_Out

    Cop_Out Pearl Pimp Supporting Addict

    Feb 3, 2017
    Hi Folks,
    I'm just curious, does anyone put ivory grips on a stainless gun? I'm thinking about putting ivory on my stainless NHC.
  2. Greg45acp

    Greg45acp Double Secret Banned

    Oct 31, 2016
    Go nuts. It’s your heater.

  3. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    Yes Ivory looks good on stainless or any other color gun.
    I'd like to have another set to put on for long term shooting as I would be afraid to damage a $400+ set of Ivory.
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  4. Cop_Out

    Cop_Out Pearl Pimp Supporting Addict

    Feb 3, 2017
    Good point.
  5. Cop_Out

    Cop_Out Pearl Pimp Supporting Addict

    Feb 3, 2017
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  6. Coolsound

    Coolsound Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2018
    Mammoth Ivory :grin:. They are fine for shooting...

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  7. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Consider my signature line before replying . . . .

    Dec 4, 2014
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  8. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2018
    I've tried rattlesnake skin grips, and they're cool looking, but weren't as great for positive grip, to me anyway.
    I will say I'd bet alligator or croc skin would be interesting... Even if the grips got dings or scuffed up it'd just result in better traction... A matching holster would be a pretty cool setup!
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  9. Ingramite

    Ingramite On The Lost Highway

    Sep 16, 2018
    Grips that match my boots.
    Gawd, I wish I hadn't seen this.
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  10. BigSkyGuy

    BigSkyGuy Well-Known Member

    Dec 25, 2018
    Checkered mammoth ivory on a stainless Brown. 20190327_173657.jpg
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2019
  11. Cop_Out

    Cop_Out Pearl Pimp Supporting Addict

    Feb 3, 2017
    Gorgeous gun, BigSky! Thanks for posting.
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  12. JohnnyEgo

    JohnnyEgo Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2017
    And mammoth on hardchrome:


    I've posted this a couple of times before on this forum, but posted it again because mammoth.
  13. gaijin

    gaijin Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2015
    In theory I'd say NO on Ivory/SS- something with more contrast would be more to my liking.

    However- what I've see here causes me to realize that ain't necessarily so.
    Nice pistols gents.
  14. Bender

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    Aug 15, 2011
  15. FWoo45

    FWoo45 Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2017
    Yay! Bender's back. With authority too after that post. Love the nighthawk G.
  16. InstiGator

    InstiGator Well-Known Member

    Jan 21, 2019
    Ivory looks good on just about any finish. Beautiful guns, gentlemen.
  17. simonp

    simonp Well-Known Member

    May 27, 2016
  18. DMiller

    DMiller Well-Known Member

    Apr 29, 2012
    Ivory goes with....

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