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I know we have been through this, but I love wood and its properties. Someone started a thread that made me dig for pictures, and I haven't posted this one in awhile. Hate to just forget it when it is so nice of wood, so let's share it with you guys.
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Looks really nice! I like the larger grips too.
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Here is one for you.
I may have more kicking around.
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A really nice pair of factory N SB Combats on a 4" 25-5
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Just ordinary factory target stocks, but nice wood anyway:
ANIB Model 24-3

Model 15-2 with original target stocks
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The stocks you showed - are they maple?
Very nice.
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I prefer wood grips, OK Ivory as well























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Used to be I couldn't afford many guns, but I would find decent wood grips at gun shows and buy them if they were $20 or less:





I wound up collecting quite a few pairs. Here is a sampling of them:



It's getting to the point where I can't afford the guns again...
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I made these out of ash.

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For factory wood, these are pretty nice

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Set of Keith Brown's Ropers in oil finish.

Below, another set of KB Ropers in gloss


factory grips on first yr K22 OD



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I like Cocobolo also
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Walnut and the other Rosewood too.
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The combats are just crazy.
The only way I can afford to keep a set around is give them to my son.
These are his.
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Keith Brown crafted grips on steel frame model 39



Keith Brown crafted grips Mexican Red Heart wood pre war style checkering with post war medallion on late model 58



Keith Brown crafted Purple Heart pre was style checkering post war medallion for K frame round butt
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