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We have some talented people here: Vu Kim Son

Discussion in 'Handguns: General Discussion' started by Oleg Volk, Aug 25, 2007.

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  1. Oleg Volk

    Oleg Volk Moderator Emeritus

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    The grips fit perfectly. For strength, screw holes are lined with bronze bushings. Top-notch work, especially amazing when you consider that no pistols were available to check the fit and the work was done from blueprints and samples.

    Other 1911 grips
     
  2. KevininPa

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    Kimson is currently making...

    .........a set of grips for my Sig 232 using the Hogues I've provided as a template. Mailed them off a month ago, so I hope he received them. Can't wait for the results. I've been eyeing up his Blackhawk grips for my Ruger Old Army, those will find a home soon! The man does beautiful work. My Sig is going to be the U.S. test run so I'll be posting results. Should be a good combo, smooth so it won't hang up on cloth but finger grips for accuracy control. The Hogue rubber would drag across cloth some, but I wouldn't give them up because my accuracy was so much better with the molded finger grips.
    Actually I'm looking at his chess sets as well. Have to contact him to see if he's willing to make them a little larger and without the board. My grandfather made me a beautiful chess table years ago and I need a craftsman's touch to the pieces to match the table.


    Have a Wonderful Weekend everyone!

    Kevin in Pa
     
  3. CK

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    wow....that looks really great.
     
  4. XavierBreath

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    OOohhhhh......a pair of nice wood, or even buffalo horn finger grips for my P232 WOULD be nice....how much is he charging to do this?
     
  6. KevininPa

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    I'm fortunate.......

    .......in that I approached him about them before he offered them for sale. Since I'm going to be his "test" run, the only thing it's costing me are the Hogues I sent him. But I am going to buy a set of his Blackhawk grips for my ROA. Check out his site at the links Xavier provided. He's very reasonable.


    Hope your weekend is going well!

    Kevin in Pa
     
  7. The Lone Haranguer

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    What is that material?
     
  8. kimsonvu

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    Water buffalo - We use this animal when we plough !Common animal in many country but their bone and horn same as ivory and rhino horn and is NATURAL NOT POLYMER.
    This is some information about value of our product in some shop:

    http://members.forbes.com/fyi/2006/1030/093.html



    To Kevin: I received your grips....i don't know your email!
     
  9. Autolycus

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    kimsonvu: I would like to say that your chess sets look amazing. I will definately be ordering one for Christmas.
     
  10. AStone

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    Delighted to see our founder recognize Kimsonvu's talents.

    I sang his praises a while back here in new member intros.
     
  11. kimsonvu

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    To Tecumseh: Thanks for your comment about our chess.That chess is made of horn and bone only.

    To Nematocyst: i see your while back ! If i need any help,i will tell you ! Of course we are always fair play when you help me anything. If i sell some of eyeglass frame in next years, i will visit USA :D

    Thank you for mod and admin in this forums don't baned me at the first time when i post.Why?Because i was tried in many forums.At the first time i try to produce,i know clearly my pistol grips may be have problem and that why i post in forums .
    Some people in this forums send me pattern and it help me very much !Only this forums member send me pattern.May be i am a lucky man :D


    REALLY .ORG MEANS!

    Sory all for my bad English.
     
  12. AStone

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    No need for apology here.

    I'm scot/irish/english,
    and mostly ignore the (bad) english.

    (There's some 11th century history in that quip
    that our Asian friends may not immediately grasp ... )

    ;)

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  13. tydephan

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    Kevin,

    Please post some photos when you get your grips for your 232 in. I've got a set of Nill grips on mine right now, but I'm always looking for exotic alternatives.

    Thanks a bunch.
     
  14. TimboKhan

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    Those dust of life grips are impressive. A set of those might be in my future for the PT1911...
     
  15. AndyC

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    SCOTS, DAMNIT! AKA A SCOT :banghead:

    Scotch is a whisky, mind. Now, get yer arse over here, laddie, and I'll pour ye a dram - we Celts hev tae stick 'agither t'een the Sassenachs, aye? Up yer kilt and doon the hatch :D

    Kimsonvu - beautiful work, sir!
     
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    <laughs>

    Fair enough. Corrected my original.

    I know better, but old habits die hard ...
     
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    Those look very nice!
     
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    Oleg, Xavier or Mr. Kimson,

    Do I need to do anything special when I order since I have the ambi-safety on the PT1911?
     
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    kimsonvu

    The polished bone looks great. I have a stainless Sig 1911 that they would look great on. I would like to know if you engrave them also.
     
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    Few things are as impressive as traditional craftsmanship. I'm all over one of those chess sets.
     
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    To kiwibird1: Yes ,of course ! I will show soon...with mother of pearl really grips engrave and scrimshaw !Not only engrave !I will have scrimshaw and produce custom scrimshaw!

    TimboKhan: If your ambi safety have 2 detail like this:
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    This is polymer grips from USA - not me!
    We can produce if not have any special!

    Noxx: Thanks for your comment about chess.That is take a lot time to produce because it use buffalo bone.We must combine many piece bone to 1 chess set !Not easy like ivory or wood.We think after have some order and testimonial - prices may be need change :D
    http://www.handicraft-vn.com/gallery/photo/factory_process/?g2_page=2

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    P/s: My company can produce with some special order request +/-0.13 mm

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    I receive 3000 pcs from EU customer.
     
  22. Ghost Tracker

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    I'm both part Scots and part Scotch, but the Scotch part had nothing to do with my ancestors. I put it in there myself! In' whan yau'rrrre takin' 'bout Scotch Whiskey...thar's an "e" in thar.

    And nice grips there Oleg. Beautiful craftsmanship Son.
     
  23. fletcher

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    kimsonvu - your grips look excellent. Do you make wood grips?
     
  24. AndyC

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    My dear fellow, I hate to go off-topic on the good kimsonvu's thread and have to correct a fellow countryman, but there is never an "e" in Scotch whisky - Irish and American, yes - but Scotch, never ;)

     
  25. Ghost Tracker

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    AndyC,
    I am indebted to you for both the correction & the mnemonic. I'llll neer' be makin' tha' wee mistake agan'.

    Welsh Whisky huh? As a small-batch Kentucky Bourbon enthusiast, I'll have to try a bit. Thanks again!
     
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