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Old 08-08-2012, 15:09   #1
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Am I the only one...

...who thinks those special edition TALO Wiley Clapp grips are really...really ugly?

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"Everything you need and nothing you don't."...well, except for front cocking serrations on a Commander?

AND would it kill Colt to drag a file over those edges? Grabbing a Colt 1911 is like thrusting my hand blindly into my silverware drawer.

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Old 08-08-2012, 15:24   #2
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Other than the FCS, the goofy grips and the serious need for a dehorn, it seems like a decent package.
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Old 08-08-2012, 16:01   #3
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Old 08-08-2012, 17:50   #4
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It's funny, I don't totally hate FCS on a Government model, but they seem out of place on a commander. The weird thing is that the Wiley Clapp TALO Government model has no FCS. The 3" model has carry cuts, which I think would look better on the Commander.

I guess they need to come out with the deadite TALO edition to really satisfy me.

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It's funny, I don't totally hate FCS on a Government model, but they seem out of place on a commander........

These on my Rogers Precision Commander changed my mind on the fcs.


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....I guess they need to come out with the deadite TALO edition to really satisfy me.

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Old 08-08-2012, 18:17   #7
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I think FCS look great on a 5" modern/tactical style 1911. Wilson, Nighthawk, and Les Baer have them as standard equipment on most of their 5" guns (though they can be deleted if desired). If you are going for a more classic look or if your gun is less than 5" then I think they look better without them.
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Old 08-08-2012, 18:25   #8
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I wish I had the patience to wait for work by one of the top smiths. I end up buying customs that other guys ordered.

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I think FCS look great on a 5" modern/tactical style 1911. Wilson, Nighthawk, and Les Baer have them as standard equipment on most of their 5" guns (though they can be deleted if desired). If you are going for a more classic look or if your gun is less than 5" then I think they look better without them.
I like them on my Dan Wesson PM7-45.

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Now here's a nice and clean Commander.

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Old 08-08-2012, 18:30   #10
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FCS look hideous on Commander sized pistols.At least ugly grips can be easily replaced.

No offense Greg....

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OK, that's pretty sweet, but the over all execution of Rogers work is fantastic.

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Old 08-08-2012, 18:37   #13
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I guess if they make their profit margin it's beauty is in the eyes of the beholder...

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Old 08-08-2012, 21:15   #14
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The Talo guns in general have some seriously FUGLY grips.
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The Talo guns in general have some seriously FUGLY grips.
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Old 08-08-2012, 23:20   #16
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Don't mind the FCS myself, but those grips are indeed awful.


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Old 08-08-2012, 23:55   #17
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Look at the Talo grips on the CCO, on the Ruger GP100, SW 686. Something is seriously wrong.
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Old 08-09-2012, 00:30   #18
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Meh.


I already have a real combat commander.
Blues without most of that useless crap.
It does have a bomar rib though, but that was my taste at one time.
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Old 08-09-2012, 05:23   #19
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It's funny, I don't totally hate FCS on a Government model, but they seem out of place on a commander. The weird thing is that the Wiley Clapp TALO Government model has no FCS. The 3" model has carry cuts, which I think would look better on the Commander.
I agree. I think no FCS or carry cuts on the Commander model would have looked great. The grips are easily replaced.

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Old 08-09-2012, 11:48   #20
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other than grips and FCS i like it
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