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    Pistol Grip from old bicycle tube

    This I happened upon on a website called Instructables. Very interesting stuff on here including how to make Jello shots inside a banana. Anyway, what say you good folk on the merits of this?



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    Hooyah! Got this one from esqueue, and couldn't wait to put this on here; I bought Pachmayr grips years ago, but having seen this makes me think "Damn, wish i'd thought of that"
    It may not look that pretty, but in a push, one tends not to mind.

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    Interesting. Very functional, no doubt. But yeah, it looks like ****.

    I prefer grip tape to Pachmayrs. It gives you lots of grip without the added thickness, and it looks badass if you take the time to do it right.

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    Slip-on rubber grips sound good in theory, but train enough with a handgun and you'll probably end up hating rubber grips in general. I have a few slip-on pieces and some rubber stocks in a drawere somewhere, but none are actually mounted on any of my guns anymore.

    The nice thing about using an innertube instead of a Hogue slip-on or something is that it'll be dirt cheap, so it's worth a try. But I'd say if you end up liking it enough to keep it on there, you'll be the exception.
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    I've seen people use rubber bands, but I'm not much of a fan. Rubber grips in general seem to make my hands tire more quickly because I end up gripping them tighter. I tried them on my Kimber a while back but ended up switching to Gator Back grips. They just feel better in the hand.
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    Someone mentioned grip tape and that is what I prefer if I was ever to even use it.

    The best thing I ever used bicycle tube was for securing a surefire m95 pressure pad to a KAC foreward grip. Much better than electrical tape.
    "We spoke to them in the only language they understood: the machine gun"

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    Two words.

    Skateboard tape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carpe Noctem
    Two words.

    Skateboard tape.

    Skateboard tape......Grip tape......You say to-may-to......I say to-mah-to.

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    a few rubber bands on my 1911. works fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by devil
    Skateboard tape......Grip tape......You say to-may-to......I say to-mah-to.
    You can get it in different grits , colors , level of luminosity , and patterns to match your theme .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Krauthammer
    You can get it in different grits , colors , level of luminosity , and patterns to match your theme .

    My theme is kill.

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