1911 magwell grips


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g_one
February 20, 2013, 10:51 AM
Just curious, do any of you 1911 owners run magwell grips even though you don't have a magwell? If so, care to share a picture or two? I did some google image searching but wasn't able to come up with the right choice of words to find any pictures of this type of setup.

I think I would rather have my grips flush with the bottom even if there weren't a magwell, but not being able to get a decent picture of one, I just can't picture it in my head very well.

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JTQ
February 20, 2013, 11:00 AM
Do a search for the Les Baer Premier II. Baer puts square bottom grips on many of his pistols. The Premier II is one I know he puts the square bottom grips on.

tarosean
February 20, 2013, 11:02 AM
Your just talking about no bevel?
Like this?
http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj507/tarosean/B25E69CF-699B-4C50-9B1C-2E14B272F050-1758-00000191703B6A32_zpsf44e8504.jpg

JTQ
February 20, 2013, 11:34 AM
It sure looks like there is a bevel on that grip panel.

g_one
February 20, 2013, 11:46 AM
I was thinking more along the lines of the grips that are flat-bottomed, but also extended towards the rear to cover the pin that holds the MSH in place

edit: The Les Baer Premier II is exactly what I was looking for, did an image search for that and got a few good ones. Thanks!

JTQ
February 20, 2013, 11:47 AM
Here is the Baer PII

http://www.lesbaer.com/Premier5.html

Walt Sherrill
February 20, 2013, 12:33 PM
A few years ago I found some magwells on the NUMRICH site that fit under the grips (but held in place by the grips and grip screws), looked like factory-installed or custom mag wells, worked well, and were very inexpensive. That seemed to be a better alternative for me than unusual grips, to me. I wish I had kept photos -- later sold the 1911.

1858
February 20, 2013, 04:03 PM
Like this ...

https://vzgrips.com/img/galleries/double_diamonds_4/double_diamonds-_black_desert_sand_g10_20091009_1812471971.jpg

https://vzgrips.com/img/galleries/double_diamonds_4/black_desert_sand_black_and_tiger_stripe_20091106_1121563186.jpg

VZ has lots of photos on their website.

https://vzgrips.com/gallery-category-1911-page-1

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