Grip tape madness xtravaganza

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by SVT-ROY, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. SVT-ROY

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    I went a little wild messing around with the GRIP. Looks OK, feels like Tony the Tiger.

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  2. Flopsweat

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    Good lord man, get a grip! :D
     
  3. The Heretic

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    Is it rubbery?

    Besides Tony (I don't even want to know what a Tiger feels like) how does it feel?

    How easy does it apply?

    How well does it stick long term?
     
  4. Mikej

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    Ad to that ^^, how does it come off? I'm intrigued by the process.
     
  5. Certaindeaf

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    Confucius say make hands into sandpaper, not world into sandpaper. lol
     
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  6. SVT-ROY

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    It all started with the micro eagle and lack of grips available, Its very gritty. It goes on just like a sticker, I blow dry like talon grips to "set" it. Long term we will see...The stuff on my 92A1 slide lasts about 6 months depending on use. And that stuff is very similar if not the same as this. Comes off clean and easy, just heat it up a little first. A pencil and tracing paper would make it look like die cut, but I'm not trying to win any beauty contests. It's 3M stairs/ladder grip tape. 13.99 for 20 or so guns worth. Look out Pmags!!!!
     
  7. erudne

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    I use skate board tape which is rubbery. I have it on my Gluks helps and wears well
     
  8. Certaindeaf

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    3M generally makes a very good grade product.
     
  9. Pirelli

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    to do press checks, i am concerned i my not be able to do it with sweaty hands.

    my main concern is if i put it on the front sides of the slide, the tape will tear up my holster.

    any suggestions? or save to have the slide milled?
     
  10. Certaindeaf

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    What kind of handgun are you talking about?
     
  11. Pirelli

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    M&P 40, full size
    with a alien gear cloak slide OWB holster
     
  12. Certaindeaf

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    Never heard of it. I'm sure others here have though.
    Before I ever buy a gun, I dunk my hands in water to simulate sweaty hands.. and then try to have my way with it.. as is proper.
     
  13. edslhead

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    If you have a rough surface you can spray 4 or 5 coats of the dip on it and you'll get a nice tacky over mold feel. I've done a few pistol grips and a couple a rifle stocks.

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  14. oknow

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    Sure glad you didn't fess up to owning a glock.
     
  15. Sstrand

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    SVT-Roy
    That reminds me of the old Esso gasoline slogan, "Put A Tiger in Your Tank."
    I'd rather have a lady lion in the backseat . . .

    Sheldon
     
  16. erudne

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    Or you can buy Textured spray paint
     
  17. Velzey

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    I hate that stuff simply because solvent gets under it or oil and it starts coming off....

    Just get a better grip!:)
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