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Altamont Grips/Bonded Ivory?

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

  1. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

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    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

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    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.

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  3. hariph creek

    hariph creek Active Member

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    Wow! That looks great. Do they use like a CNC to do etching or something to that effect?
     
  4. magnum

    magnum American....'nuff said

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    I'm assuming that it's cnc.
     
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    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?
     
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    hariph creek Active Member

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    btt
     
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    drew Well-Known Member

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    Excalibur Bonded Ivory Grips

     
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    hariph creek Active Member

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    Thanks, that's exactly what I needed!
     
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    Mark W. Well-Known Member Bronze Supporter

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    That carving looks to be laser engraved.
     
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    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

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    Thanks again.
    Anyone else here used Altamont's grips?
     
  12. magnum

    magnum American....'nuff said

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    Pink has a set on his ruger mkIII. They look awsome.
     
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    Thanks