One A Day Grips, Cherokee Hills/Bob

Discussion in '1911 Gear' started by swampgas, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    I have several sets of Bob crafted grips and will highlight 1 set per day,,,maybe 2 sets.

    Pardon the redundant pix but this set was in the grip pipeline to go onto a Nighthawk full sized Trooper in smoked nitride. I acquired this Talon and it didn't have it's original shoes, so a phone call to Bob and plans were changed to make them magwell instead of bevel cut.

    Burl Maple Scales from Arizona Ironwood, medallions via Nighthawk, design and scheme by me and Bob, craftmanship by Bob. I think they worked out super and look great on the old Talon. You may disagree and that's OK as I am the only party that has to be pleased with the outcome, altho I know Bob is also pleased.

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  2. AGENT P

    AGENT P 1911 'TIL DEATH DO US PART

    Jun 24, 2019
    In for the month. (•‿•)
     

  3. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    Now I know why Bob is Sooooooooo far behind... ADDICTS keep tellin him to whittle wood chunks!!
    I'll pull up a chair and wait here for pics.
    :popcorn:
     
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  4. JM44

    JM44 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Feb 2, 2018
    Shocked to see you here @TheCollector!

    I like the stippling pattern on those OP, in for my viewing pleasure.
     
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  5. Slapshot

    Slapshot Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2017
    Along for the ride.


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  6. DWdude

    DWdude Well-Known Member

    Jan 31, 2019
    Bags are packed, ready for the ride.
     
  7. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    1961 NM Colt came with the original grips in pristine condition, I think I'll call this one "Tux", no stipple, inlay, checkering....just ho hum plain Jane understated.


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  8. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    Shocked!!!!!! really??:grin::grin::grin:
     
  9. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    Please insert pics full size!!!!
     
  10. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    How do I do that? Let me play around and see if I can figger it out
     
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  11. DWdude

    DWdude Well-Known Member

    Jan 31, 2019
    Always a classy look Ivory on a blued gun.
     
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  12. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    When up upload a picture select "FULL IMAGE"
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  13. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    I did, but then ended up with about 50 images LOL, I'll remember this
     
  14. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    The gun is getting up there, but no comparison to the Mammoth shoes
     
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  15. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    Colt Combat Commander that has been worked by a fairly competent smith. It has V.O.A. stamped on the top of the barrel, no other identifier as to whom did the work. However we do know Bob did the grips on burled Maple.

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  16. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    Dan Wesson Blued 9mm, with Desert Ironwood and Bob's touch. These are just about my favorite grips. Smith and Alexander magwell.

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  17. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    Pre-Ban Norinco, some good steel is these, all dressed up with some fancy walnut with dragon medallion. All God's children need quality shoes and a Smith and Alexander mag well. They can't all be Nighthawks but Bob's craft gives them a boost up.

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  18. swampgas

    swampgas Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 10, 2019
    Dan Wesson 10mm Bruin, I really like these grips, Bob made that fancy Walnut shine. BTW,,I like dragons

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  19. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
    Love the Bruin. Any successful hunts under its belt?
     
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  20. BCD 45

    BCD 45 Well-Known Member

    Feb 13, 2019
    That's it, that's all!!! My popcorn is getting stale.

    BCD 45
     

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