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Small handgun grips - shield your eyes if sensitive #2: Wetsanded w/ danish oil

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Took it up to 600 with walnut danish oil.
It took on a nice red hue.

The grips are 3mm fatter than stock; just a little extra

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog



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Don W

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#1 posted 831 days ago

they came out great.

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StumpyNubs

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#2 posted 831 days ago

I need one of those… the chickens have invaded my shop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Brit

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#3 posted 831 days ago

They look like they were made for it Al, which of course they were. :-) I like the final colour.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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racerglen

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#4 posted 831 days ago

Verry nice !
keeps Stumpy’s chickens ready for the frier !

;-)

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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#5 posted 831 days ago

Well done and red to. Good work Bertha.

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xwingace

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#6 posted 831 days ago

Wow, they really pop now!
((Hmmmm… where’s my 1911 at…))

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#7 posted 830 days ago

beautiful

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#8 posted 830 days ago

Are you still wearing that Snuggy?

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lanwater

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#9 posted 830 days ago

Now thay’s what I was expecting!

Is my brain plying tricks or did the gun get cleaned up?

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Bertha

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#10 posted 830 days ago

^I switched Snuggies, Lysdexic. If you look carefully, on THIS one, there’s some dog snot on the sleeve;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#11 posted 830 days ago

That color came alive! Very nice job.

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#12 posted 830 days ago

These are beautiful, Al. Nice work.

helluvawreck

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#13 posted 830 days ago

The grips came out great but Al, I’m sort of a 45 kind of guy so I find it a little hard to get very excited about a 32. LOL

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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#14 posted 830 days ago

Al, you are classing up the little gun. Way to drop the metric scale on us.

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Bertha

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#15 posted 830 days ago

I’m a .45 guy too, Saddle. This one was on it’s way to the melting pot. I figured I’d give this little pea shooter a shot. It aims surprisingly well with the fatter grips. I might bob the hammer; haven’t decided yet.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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