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Saw it fer meownself. Pistol grips dat age, yellow just like ivory.

 

 

But it all American Holly .....Pure white !!!!

 

Ok, da big question....whar can I git some ? :unsure:

 

Thanks.

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I have two in my yard that have been growning for over twenty years. They are just about right for cutting for grips, BUT, and there is always a but, you have to get through the branches and sharp leaves to cut the trunk down.

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That explains the high prices.

 

Found a few places out there but the prices are very high indeed.

 

Guess I just stick on my walnut grips.

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That explains the high prices.

 

Found a few places out there but the prices are very high indeed.

 

Guess I just stick on my walnut grips.

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Dat dreaded double tap done gone and did strike again !!

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Fingers McGee has at least one pair of guns stocked in holly. Hard put to tell them from ivory.

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Tagua nuts look a lot like ivory when polished. In fact they are referred to as "vegetable ivory" but the very largest are only about 2.3" by 1.5". Most are closer to 1.75"

 

 

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Try www.privatescustomgrips.com if you have a ruger, price is $69.50 per set

 

 

All for now JD Trampas

 

 

 

Dat's a fair price....just one hic up.....

 

 

 

Don't got no rugers !!!

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Dat's a fair price....just one hic up.....

 

 

 

Don't got no rugers !!!

 

That's no excuse. Go out and get some rugers!

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That's no excuse. Go out and get some rugers!

 

 

 

Now you would throw down dat challage, would'nt ya !!! :blink:

 

 

 

(Lady Hawk is shakin' her head.....NOOOOOO !!! :wacko: )

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Apache,

Ya might try Doc Shapiro, He makes some sweeeeeet grips! And I hear tell he's dome some with that there American Holly afore!

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Apache,

Ya might try Doc Shapiro, He makes some sweeeeeet grips! And I hear tell he's dome some with that there American Holly afore!

 

 

 

 

 

Ya know...I'll just do dat !

 

 

 

Thanks Tanner Hyde !!!

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Hey BMC, if'n you ever have any Holly or other hard wood trees dead on your place and need them taken down, I have a woodworker friend in Seattle who will likely do it for you just for the wood. He sent me a few pieces off a huge maple burl a while back, one of these days I'm gonna make some grips outta that.

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Apache,

Ya might try Doc Shapiro, He makes some sweeeeeet grips! And I hear tell he's dome some with that there American Holly afore!

 

+1 on Doc Shapiro. I've seen pictures of his grips and they are magnificent!

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Ya might want to check out this guy as well. He's a little pricey, but the work is excellent, and he delivered in the promised 7-8 days on grips of Desert Ironwood for my Ruger Bisleys.

 

Klamath River Woodworks

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+1 on Doc Shapiro. I've seen pictures of his grips and they are magnificent!

 

I have seen Doc's pipes. He is a #1 craftsman.

A good burl is a thing of beauty and he makes it a work of art.

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Now you would throw down dat challage, would'nt ya !!! :blink:

 

 

 

(Lady Hawk is shakin' her head.....NOOOOOO !!! :wacko: )

 

You gonna let her push you around like that? :rolleyes:

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Hey BMC, if'n you ever have any Holly or other hard wood trees dead on your place and need them taken down, I have a woodworker friend in Seattle who will likely do it for you just for the wood. He sent me a few pieces off a huge maple burl a while back, one of these days I'm gonna make some grips outta that.

 

About the only hard wood we got is Alder. When that seasons, it is like ironwood.

Subject to cracking though. I do have some vining maple that might be usable.

Getting ready to cut this month so let me know how much you want. It will have

sap in it so it will need to dry before you do anything crazy with it.

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BMC, shoot me an email and I'll pass it on to Rick. I get emails from cowboy shooters that show their real names and have trouble remembering which is who.

 

He is a master at resawing and stacking and stickering to dry, so no worries there.

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Ya might want to check out this guy as well. He's a little pricey, but the work is excellent, and he delivered in the promised 7-8 days on grips of Desert Ironwood for my Ruger Bisleys.

 

Klamath River Woodworks

 

 

 

Yup, check wif dem boys in da past....

 

and dat's a little rich fer my blood.

 

Thanks anyway !!

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You gonna let her push you around like that? :rolleyes:

 

 

 

You bet I am !!!

 

 

 

I know what side my bisciut is bettered on !!!! :lol:

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BMC, shoot me an email and I'll pass it on to Rick. I get emails from cowboy shooters that show their real names and have trouble remembering which is who.

 

He is a master at resawing and stacking and stickering to dry, so no worries there.

I am wondering if vining maple is any good for grips?

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I just cut down some large stems from my holley tree big enough for firewood. I got some stove length pieces nearly 6" in diameter.....if sumbuddy wants some maybe we could figure out a deal....

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I just cut down some large stems from my holley tree big enough for firewood. I got some stove length pieces nearly 6" in diameter.....if sumbuddy wants some maybe we could figure out a deal....

 

 

 

Send me a PM wif yur ideaer and we'll jaw a spell ! ;)

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Send me a PM wif yur ideaer and we'll jaw a spell ! ;)

 

PM to you

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