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ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« on: February 12, 2014, 07:33:49 PM »
Can't find anyone who makes elk or sambar stag grips for Walkers. May commission somebody to make a pair. What yall think? Don't care if they are 2-piece with a grip screw either! Have seen the Elk grips on here on a Dragoon so I think it's possible!


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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2014, 07:53:47 PM »
I'm surprised you can't find anyone that makes them.  I would think any of the guys who work in wood would also offer something in Elk antler or bone.  I have seen several guys that make Colt 1911 grips from Girraffe bone, you would think Elk antler would be easier to come by.  Where the hell does a guy get Girraffe bones?

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2014, 02:05:05 AM »
  Where the hell does a guy get Girraffe bones?

From a dead giraffe maybe? :-*

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2014, 03:32:53 AM »
I had a pair of 1862 grips made from giraffe bone came out nice. Toolslinger's been doing some nice grips lately he's just starting out might do them for you
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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2014, 04:48:34 AM »
  Where the hell does a guy get Girraffe bones?

From a dead giraffe maybe? :-*

Thanks Hawg,  I was afraid there were giraffes running around with prosthetic legs just so some guy could have grips for his 1911.

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2014, 08:25:49 AM »
Someone should be making those grips. I don't have any elk antler, but do have some buffalo bones that I have been gonna make a set of grips with. Not something you want to want to work on In your basement, dust and odor are pretty bad! A dust mask should also be in place.

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2014, 08:51:22 AM »
I don't know why Sack Peterson couldn't do a set for Walkers. You'll need to send him your frame/grip frame.


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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2014, 02:39:02 PM »
CraigC, Yes that is the exact picture that gave me the idea! Sorry couldn't remember whose guns they were! Got them as a screen saver on my I-Phone, hope you don't mind! ;D

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2014, 03:45:12 PM »
Of course not! Contact Sack and see if he'll do them for you. I don't see why not.

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2014, 04:18:01 PM »

Thanks Hawg,  I was afraid there were giraffes running around with prosthetic legs just so some guy could have grips for his 1911.

You never know. *6'

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2014, 04:51:22 PM »
WOW! I'm liking them Elk Grips there.  )k*

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2014, 06:13:04 PM »
A little off topic, but I heard that a zoo in I think the Czech Republic was afraid that their Giraffe population would be in jeopardy of cross breeding, so they killed a baby giraffe and fed it to their Lions, much to International dismay! Maybe we could contact them and source unlimitless supplies of giraffe bone?......O.K. totally tasteless I know! J.K.! K*_

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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2014, 08:07:34 PM »
A little off topic, but I heard that a zoo in I think the Czech Republic was afraid that their Giraffe population would be in jeopardy of cross breeding, so they killed a baby giraffe and fed it to their Lions, much to International dismay! Maybe we could contact them and source unlimitless supplies of giraffe bone?......O.K. totally tasteless I know! J.K.! K*_

It's an idea, anyway.The lions wouldn't mind. They just toss the bones out anyway.
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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2014, 04:51:02 AM »
Not as fancy as CraigC's grip but I fashioned these from elk sheds I found in Arizona.



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Re: ELK GRIPS FOR WALKER
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2014, 06:37:38 AM »
StrawHat, those look good!  )k*