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Old 03-04-2013, 08:11   #51
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i removed the finger grooves on my Gen 3 G19, then stippled the front strap. as far as i can tell, all it did was let me put my fingers in the correct place instead of cramping them in the finger grooves. this issue with my fingers is only on the 19, my other Gen 3's with grooves are larger frames and fit perfect.
it has not affected the POA/POI or grip angle as far as i can tell, but it feels a heck of a lot better!
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Old 03-04-2013, 18:39   #52
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I've stippled up my M&P 45 and my PF-9. The G20 shoots so soft with true 10mm rounds it has not proven to me that it needs it.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:19   #53
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:22   #54
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:23   #55
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:21   #56
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Old 03-05-2013, 13:16   #57
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Old 03-05-2013, 18:14   #58
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Very smart GlockPeter. How many lines per inch did you use?


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Old 03-05-2013, 19:44   #59
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I think it may increase the resale value, if done well. Everyone knows glock stock handles are slippery - this forever solves this problem.

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WOW!!! how'd you manage this stipple job?? it's BEAUTIFUL!!!!! hints / tips / tricks? can i send you mine? this is really REALLY nice!!!
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Old 03-05-2013, 22:27   #60
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Very smart GlockPeter. How many lines per inch did you use?


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Old 03-06-2013, 07:04   #61
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WOW!!! how'd you manage this stipple job?? it's BEAUTIFUL!!!!! hints / tips / tricks? can i send you mine? this is really REALLY nice!!!
Thanks pal! That took me a ton of time to do - works great! Sorry, but I can't take orders - I don't want to inhale the fumes any more than I must... :(
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Old 03-07-2013, 18:14   #62
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Decided I liked my gen 4 g30 enough to go ahead and get rid of the grip tape. Probably finish the magazine in a bit once the hand gets some rest.

Also used the heat method to shrink the hump a little.


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Old 03-09-2013, 00:37   #63
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I think it may increase the resale value, if done well. Everyone knows glock stock handles are slippery - this forever solves this problem.

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Care to give me some tips vandros on how you did yours? I'd love to do the same to my 27 and yours looks perfect. Soldering iron? Tip size? Technique? Would you be willing to do mine?? Thanks!
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:48   #64
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Care to give me some tips vandros on how you did yours? I'd love to do the same to my 27 and yours looks perfect. Soldering iron? Tip size? Technique? Would you be willing to do mine?? Thanks!
I used the cheapest soldering iron I could find. Just takes lots of concentration and lots of breaks to let wrists and eyes rest. No special tricks/tips. I did draw contour lines with a sharp nail on the top - if that qualifies as a tip. Good luck!
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Old 03-09-2013, 08:23   #65
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:31   #66
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I must be blind. I think vandros' gun looks like hell.

Just my opinion.

People are looking for tips on how to recreate that!?!?


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Old 03-09-2013, 09:53   #67
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I must be blind. I think vandros' gun looks like hell.

Just my opinion.

People are looking for tips on how to recreate that!?!?


Good ****ing lord.
I frankly don't understand this either... But, as I said before, to me function comes first -- form distant second. And by this criterion, my stippling project was extremely successful.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:25   #68
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my hands tend to sweat quite a bit, and more traction / grip on a handgun is more important to me than anything with respect to its looks. the texture that vandros did, to my eyes, looks supremely functional as it seems to vastly increase the available surface are and pressure points that would let sweat get into the grooves, increase surface contact with hand and provide very small pressure areas that increase the friction between the gun and the hand. beautiful in my eyes.
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Old 03-10-2013, 18:56   #69
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I must be blind. I think vandros' gun looks like hell.

Just my opinion.

People are looking for tips on how to recreate that!?!?


Good ****ing lord.
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Old 03-10-2013, 20:54   #70
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Decided I liked my gen 4 g30 enough to go ahead and get rid of the grip tape. Probably finish the magazine in a bit once the hand gets some rest.

Also used the heat method to shrink the hump a little.


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Nice, I like the pattern. What type of tool/stamp did you use? Thanks
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Cool. How did you make/or where do you get a soldering iron bit like that? Thanks!!!
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Old 03-10-2013, 21:09   #72
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I think it may increase the resale value, if done well. Everyone knows glock stock handles are slippery - this forever solves this problem.

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imo, nope, nota no...but that my op..
I think it makes it look like crap but its your gun and good luck..
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:54   #73
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Nice, I like the pattern. What type of tool/stamp did you use? Thanks
Just used a fine point tip wood burner at a 45* to not go in deep and a lot of time. Kind looks like lava rock in person. Tons of grip if you hit all the right areas

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Old 03-11-2013, 11:11   #74
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The stipple job on the gun in the OP looks great. I'd like to try my hand at stippling my Gen3 19, but I'm afraid I'd mess up and hate it and myself forever. I wonder if there is some way to get some FRN/ Nylon/ Zytel that melts the same way as a Glock frame does to practice on. Trying something for the first time on a $500 gun frame is a bit daunting.
I have read of people practicing on Tupper ware or the old square Glock boxes.
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Old 03-11-2013, 17:11   #75
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A well done job like CBC does, will add value in my opinion!
Terrible jobs, for sure will lower the resale value!
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