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Old 05-11-2021, 9:36 PM
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Default Star Firestar Two tone w/ faux “wood” grips [.45acp]

Been searching around for some wood grips for my Firestar... decided to try these:






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Old 05-11-2021, 10:04 PM
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The fit looks good and to my eyes it seems to make the pistol look of an older design than it actually is.

I know Star was making the Ruby pistol a long time ago but it almost looks like the early generations of Astra pistols, like the Cub (from the 1960s era) that had brown faux wood grip panels.

I don't think I've ever seen anything but the factory black grip panels on the later Star Firestar models so it's a bit unique in that way.

I not sure it would look good on your pistol but I like that bonded Ivory / fake ivory on some handguns.

And my last thought is that I wonder if having photographs, of your loved ones or whatever, under clear plexiglass panels, called "sweetheart grips" , like they did in World War will ever come back into style?
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Old 05-12-2021, 9:01 AM
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They offer a lot of grip options for the M42 and M43 (including real wood grips), but not so much for the m45. The business I bought my grips from do have a white colored grip kind of resembling the ivory. They also have purple. Maybe I’ll try the white grips for haha’s.

The grips go for about $25.
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Old 05-12-2021, 6:00 PM
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If they fit good that's a bargain, $25 isn't that much these days.

Maybe I've seen more of the standard factory black grip panels because I have mostly seen them in reviews of those Star Firestar pistols when they first came out.
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