1. OREGON: MANDATORY PRIVATE PARTY BACKGROUND CHECKS COMING SOON

    Join the fight against SB941 here

Altamont Grips/Bonded Ivory?

Discussion in 'Gear & Accessories' started by hariph creek, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    vancouver, wa.
    What is bonded ivory?
    I was digging around in old threads on here and I found reference to altamontgrips.com. They seem to have nice stuff, and their prices are great.
    Has anybody used anything from Altamont, and/or bonded ivory?
     
  2. magnum

    magnum American....'nuff said

    Messages:
    929
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    Springfield, Oregon, United States
    I bought a pair of their grips for my ppk/s. They look awsome on it. Sorry, can't help you on the bonded ivory, mine are laminated wood.

    RSCN2534.jpg
     
  3. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    vancouver, wa.
    Wow! That looks great. Do they use like a CNC to do etching or something to that effect?
     
  4. magnum

    magnum American....'nuff said

    Messages:
    929
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    Springfield, Oregon, United States
    I'm assuming that it's cnc.
     
  5. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    vancouver, wa.
    I would think so with the prices they charge, low. They've got some nice looking stuff on their gallery. I'm thinking (bonded) ivory inserts on an old style OEM grip for my GP100 would look pretty good.
    So does anybody know much about this materiel?
     
  6. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    vancouver, wa.
    btt
     
  7. drew

    drew Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    4,052
    Likes Received:
    956
    Location:
    OR
    Excalibur Bonded Ivory Grips

     
  8. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    vancouver, wa.
    Thanks, that's exactly what I needed!
     
  9. Mark W.

    Mark W. Well-Known Member Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    4,792
    Likes Received:
    2,824
    Location:
    Silverton, OR
    That carving looks to be laser engraved.
     
  10. irequiem

    irequiem New Member

    Messages:
    14
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Portland
    as Drew quoted above its a plastic/epoxy with powdered bone/ivory mixed in, you can age them if you don't like to wait and like that older broke-in look with strong tea or coffee.
     
  11. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    vancouver, wa.
    Thanks again.
    Anyone else here used Altamont's grips?
     
  12. magnum

    magnum American....'nuff said

    Messages:
    929
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    Springfield, Oregon, United States
    Pink has a set on his ruger mkIII. They look awsome.
     
  13. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    vancouver, wa.
    Thanks