Handsome & Functional, For Combat, Carry, Or Display
Handsome, distinctive, exotic wood 1911 Auto grip panels, precision shaped and carefully matched. Top quality hardwoods become even more beautiful with age, and these slabs are aged for more than a year before shaping. Inletted for ambi safeties, with cutouts for mainspring housing pin, and beveled bottom edges give a neat, finished appearance. Durable polyurethane finish. Cocobolo is an overall reddish-brown with distinct grain stripes of dark red-brown. Dense-grained Gaboon Ebony is some of the finest, almost pure black ebony we’ve seen and just plain feels “right.” Traditional Iowa Black Walnut is a light to medium brown with soft contrast, slightly darker brown grain stripes. Choose from four attractive styles: Smooth - Grain patterns show up best on smooth grips. Combat Checkered has full coverage, 18 lpi checkering for superb grip and control. Diamond Checkered, 18 lpi checkering, broken by smooth diamonds at the grip screw holes. Skip Checkered features a pattern of smooth diamonds separated by 18 lpi checkering.
1911, Issue:09, Page:037
Big Book Catalog, Issue:66, Page:125
New Product Supplement, Issue:523, Page:000
Sinclair, Issue:1A, Page:034
SPECS: Approximately 1⁄4" (6.4mm) thick. Weigh 1½ oz. (42g) per pair. Natural wood color and grain patterns will vary.