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Standing Wolf
April 19, 2003, 06:32 PM
I've just received a pair of amboine stocks for my model 1911 from Hakan Pek. He's a Norwegian stock maker whose work I first encountered here at the high road. The stocks fit just fine, and the wood is gorgeous, and finished in tung oil, too. I don't know what his normal turn around time is, since he happened to have these stocks on hand. Worth the $65 cost? Definitely!

I have no idea where amboine wood is from or anything else about it, but it's mighty pretty stuff.

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Sisco
April 19, 2003, 06:34 PM
As soon as I get finances in order (Damned IRS!) I want a pair with the Shadow treatment.

Standing Wolf
April 19, 2003, 06:36 PM
Another view of the same stocks (and yes, that's pasta in the background.)

Stevie-Ray
April 20, 2003, 01:21 AM
Gorgeous. Good price too.

stretcharmstrong
April 20, 2003, 03:21 AM
I ordered a set for my CZ 85 combat on Feb. 28th and haven't received them yet (Apr 20.) He told me up front that he is very backed up. Since I had the pleasure of seeing and more importantly handling his grips first hand, it will be well worth the wait.

gold_cup
April 20, 2003, 05:39 AM
Very nice wood. There is nothing finer than some striking wood on a finly blued firearm.


I have a set of Kim Ahrends' Ambonya Burl on my Les Baer. There is a bit of glare in the photo but you can get the gist of it.

http://www.sightm1911.com/1911pix/rare/Les_Baer_Concept_VII_640.jpg

Sven
April 20, 2003, 10:32 AM
Hakan's website is at:

http://www.imageseek.com/hakan

stretcharmstrong
April 29, 2003, 01:35 AM
I just got my Hakan's in today (April 28.) They feel great and look beautiful. Hakan grips are a must for CZ owners period! ;)

blades67
April 29, 2003, 10:33 PM
I need to get a set for my Kimber!:cool:

Prodigalshooter
April 30, 2003, 01:12 AM
Very nice Standing Wolf! I know, cause I have a set by Hakan on my CZ, very classy grips indeed. :cool:

Zundfolge
April 30, 2003, 02:09 AM
I'm thinking about getting a CZ just so I can get a set of Hakan grips :neener:

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