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efnick
10-05-2011, 11:54 AM
does anyone know if the pachmayr american legen wood/ rubber grips will fit the colt 1991a1 compact? it says they fit the commander size, but im not sure if the colt is commander size, or has a shorter grip area? if they do not, can anyone point me in the direction of some grips just like the pachmayr's that will fit the 1991a1 compact? thanks!

JTecalo
10-05-2011, 12:13 PM
the grips on my colt 1991a1 compact are the same size as the Officer's model.

here's a link to some wrap arounds:
http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/86476-1.html

efnick
10-05-2011, 12:17 PM
awsome, thanks. i really like the wood grip panels with the wrap around finger groove rubber front section.

fennecfrank
10-05-2011, 12:21 PM
the commander size will be too big for compact.

FYI: Commander and Government have the same grip size. However, the compacts (Officer's ACP model, Defender and the New Agent) have smaller size than Commander/Government models.


See also: http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=252925

efnick
10-05-2011, 12:23 PM
ahhh, just as i suspected... well, do you have a link to similar grips in the compact size? thanks guys.

fennecfrank
10-05-2011, 12:30 PM
for grips on 1911's, I prefer the following 2:


Aluma Grips
http://www.alumagrips.com/main.taf?p=2,1

VZ Grips
http://vzgrips.com/gun-grips/1911-pistol-grips-1