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Old 11-18-2015, 06:50 PM
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sorry guys I only had that one set from a gun I sold, if is any consolation there was a threat here, can't find it now, of a guy making wood grips in Turkey, and CS series are on his plans.

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i am here.if you guys have any question.Dear Dacoontz your grips will be there next weak.We have 14 days return policy.it is made in Turkey.I am american raised in Turkey.Turkish-American.From new jersey.i came back to turkey just for this job.i am glad i did.We take paypal sir.Contact me ksdgripsusa@gmail.com i can make it from dark materials or light.Our website is getting update.But everybody is busy right now.it will be up soon.

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Old 11-18-2015, 07:34 PM
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The KSD Grips are beautiful, and the manufacturer/supplier is very responsive to email messages.
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Old 11-19-2015, 02:33 PM
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Also looking to buy a set of Big Dog grips for my CS9.
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Old 11-23-2015, 10:41 PM
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Sorry that I have to go in this direction, guys, but someone must. I've been a member here for a while, and remember always feeling the warm fuzzies whenever anyone mentioned the quality of Big Dog's grips or the joy of actually dealing with the gentleman.

I, myself, have recently had to retire due to medical reasons, and although I have no reason to suspect this is the cause of Big Dog's not making grips anymore, I would not rule it out.

I have not met the man, but based on his reputation, I'd say he deserves a kinder send off than a bunch of old ladies fighting over leftovers after Christmas in Bloomingdale's basement.

Those of you who got Big Dog's grips, you are fortunate, but we ALL should say "Thank you, Big Dog".

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Old 11-24-2015, 10:28 PM
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this is the last photo I have left of my once owned CS9D.

Yes, I will take the rocks in my face for getting rid of it.

I made my own grips using a set from 3913

a Hogue grip plastic main spring housing

3913 main spring/grip pin

dremel, sandpaper

and beer

IIRC, the hardest part was drilling or burning the holes in the grip to line up with the mainspring/grip pin. I measured many times and re-measured again to make sure it was perfect.

grind off the inner mainspring holder in the grip as the Hogue mainspring housing will do the job now.

Since the 3900 frame is somewhat round at the beavertail where the CS9 frame is square, it will never fit perfectly, but close.

you have to make sure your grip is square with the top of the frame to ensure your side plate is covered by the grip.

Also the mag release notch in the grip will not line up with the mag release in the CS9. I just took my dremel and made it a little bigger and move the notch up.

Scribe the bottom of the grip from the inside up against the frame and cut with a hacksaw blade or dremel cut off wheel.

get several ruffy 3913 grip panels in your stock just in case you mess one up. I bet there are plenty of 3913 grip panels in junk bins at gun shows.

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Old 11-24-2015, 10:48 PM
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I wrote this up for someone a while back...
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Old 11-25-2015, 07:09 AM
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I won't throw any rocks at you.
I'm very glad you decided to get rid of it. And consider my self lucky to buy it before anyone else.

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this is the last photo I have left of my once owned CS9D.

Yes, I will take the rocks in my face for getting rid of it.

I made my own grips using a set from 3913

a Hogue grip plastic main spring housing

3913 main spring/grip pin

dremel, sandpaper

and beer

IIRC, the hardest part was drilling or burning the holes in the grip to line up with the mainspring/grip pin. I measured many times and re-measured again to make sure it was perfect.

grind off the inner mainspring holder in the grip as the Hogue mainspring housing will do the job now.

Since the 3900 frame is somewhat round at the beavertail where the CS9 frame is square, it will never fit perfectly, but close.

you have to make sure your grip is square with the top of the frame to ensure your side plate is covered by the grip.

Also the mag release notch in the grip will not line up with the mag release in the CS9. I just took my dremel and made it a little bigger and move the notch up.

Scribe the bottom of the grip from the inside up against the frame and cut with a hacksaw blade or dremel cut off wheel.

get several ruffy 3913 grip panels in your stock just in case you mess one up. I bet there are plenty of 3913 grip panels in junk bins at gun shows.

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Old 11-25-2015, 03:48 PM
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I won't throw any rocks at you.
I'm very glad you decided to get rid of it. And consider my self lucky to buy it before anyone else.
HA!

Well at least its in good hands!!!
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Old 11-30-2015, 01:16 AM
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this is the last photo I have left of my once owned CS9D.

Yes, I will take the rocks in my face for getting rid of it.

I made my own grips using a set from 3913

a Hogue grip plastic main spring housing

3913 main spring/grip pin

dremel, sandpaper

and beer

IIRC, the hardest part was drilling or burning the holes in the grip to line up with the mainspring/grip pin. I measured many times and re-measured again to make sure it was perfect.

grind off the inner mainspring holder in the grip as the Hogue mainspring housing will do the job now.

Since the 3900 frame is somewhat round at the beavertail where the CS9 frame is square, it will never fit perfectly, but close.

you have to make sure your grip is square with the top of the frame to ensure your side plate is covered by the grip.

Also the mag release notch in the grip will not line up with the mag release in the CS9. I just took my dremel and made it a little bigger and move the notch up.

Scribe the bottom of the grip from the inside up against the frame and cut with a hacksaw blade or dremel cut off wheel.

get several ruffy 3913 grip panels in your stock just in case you mess one up. I bet there are plenty of 3913 grip panels in junk bins at gun shows.

Thanks for the info.
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Old 11-30-2015, 01:28 AM
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I just picked up a one piece 3913 grip, that I will attempt to modify to fit my CS9. Could someone with Bigdog grips on a CS9 post some pictures of the inside of the grips? Are bigdog grips 1 or 2 piece grips? And confirming that the Hogue grip screws cannot be used?
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Old 11-30-2015, 08:44 AM
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I have seen both a 3913 pin used and if you are really talented…..hogue grip grip screws used on a modified hogue mainspring housing insert.

I wished I would have kept my images.
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Old 11-30-2015, 06:55 PM
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I have seen both a 3913 pin used and if you are really talented…..hogue grip grip screws used on a modified hogue mainspring housing insert.

I wished I would have kept my images.
Thank you, sounds overwhelming.
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Are big dog grips still available for CS-45?
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Attached are instructions on how to make Big Dogs grips. Hope it helps!

Cheers!!!
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Please, re-post the directions for making Big Dog Grips. The scanned images are too blurry to read.

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Member TercGen was making "Big Dog" style Delrin grips for the CS9.

He made me a set for my CS9 earlier this year. The fit and finish is top notch. He is a talented craftsman. Nice fellow too.

Those seeking a set for their CS9 should PM him and see if he is still producing them.

And encourage him to make them for the CS45 as well! Regards 18DAI
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