View Full Version : 1911 Grips Help

11-23-2012, 12:04 PM
I have a Springfield 1911 GI model that i'd like to have custom wood grips made/purchased.

Possibly with my father's name on them for christmas as I am giving him my 1911 S.A.

Can anyone point me in the right direction as to where I may find a vendor that can do that? If not that; even reputable wood grips that someone would recommend? I have Hogue grips right now but I know he likes the more original look.

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11-23-2012, 1:49 PM
I'm sure Larry Davidson would do that for you. Good guy to work with.

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11-23-2012, 1:51 PM

11-23-2012, 2:19 PM
Alumagrips will do initials.


11-24-2012, 1:35 PM
Cool places to start and thanks for the PMs guys!

11-28-2012, 2:22 PM
This is a few days old, but I thought I would throw a name into the ring(not mentioned before here on CGN). I was just browsing for the same thing and came across a guy that does them in Texas. Just ordered these etched walnut grips:


The guy has a personal website with some samples(etc.) and is surprisingly quick to reply to emails(price quotes, questions, etc.). I have not received the grips yet, but so far TX4GUNS (http://home.comcast.net/~tx4guns/) has been a pleasure to work with. I will post some pics once I get them on. The price wasn't too bad for me because he already had the ones I posted in stock($75). I would imagine something with a little more custom work would run you a little more money.

11-28-2012, 2:38 PM
Sarge at thefinergrain and Esmeralda both make exquisite 1911 grips.


11-28-2012, 2:47 PM

they will make you awesome one of a kind grips with whatever design you want. here are my portal grips.