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Posted: 1/23/2006 5:41:27 PM EDT
Had to try it!




Link Posted: 1/23/2006 5:46:00 PM EDT
looks good! i even like what you did by the take down.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 5:52:18 PM EDT
Thanks, I rest my finger there. Figured it wouldn't hurt. Hard part was getting up the nerve to start.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 5:56:20 PM EDT
you are definitly a braver man than me!!!
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 9:28:35 PM EDT
It looks great. How does it feel?
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 9:34:17 PM EDT
Pretty cool, you do have the stones... or at least faith in sandpaper.

Any tips on technique? How hot, what tip, etc?

Do tell...
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 9:51:52 PM EDT
I don't care for it, but it isn't my gun. Way to be daring.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 10:11:44 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 3:06:02 AM EDT
I like the feel, not as abrasive as grip tape, but sticky. I just used the standard pointed tip, 30 watt iron, just be sure to keep the tip clean. Make sure to work in a well ventilated area, the fumes give you one hell of a headache.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 6:41:29 PM EDT
Pretty good work man. It has a chia kind of feel, but I actually like it. Hell a Glock chia pet, I bet they would do pretty well.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 6:53:05 PM EDT
You gave your glock a goatee! Niice. I actualy like it. Chewbaca's glock.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 7:20:44 PM EDT
Nice uniform job. I wouldn't have the nerve without practicing on some plastic first.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 9:10:40 AM EDT
That's quite a intresting idea you had there If it helps your shooting any who cares how it looks.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 11:32:56 AM EDT
Cool , ChiaGlock!
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 1:05:36 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MTUSA:
Cool , ChiaGlock!



Looks good BradleyW.Here is a ChiaGlock with full grip reduction I just finished for a customer.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 1:08:33 PM EDT
A closer look at the "Chia" and grip reduction.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 1:24:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/25/2006 1:26:56 PM EDT by BradleyW]
Macjockey that looks awesome! Who did the machine work and refinishing on the slide?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 1:43:22 PM EDT
Is that a belt clip on the glock
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 1:49:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By BradleyW:
Macjockey that looks awesome! Who did the machine work and refinishing on the slide?



Thanks Bradley, I done the cocking serrations and re-finished the slide.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 1:50:40 PM EDT

Originally Posted By rmdugan84:
Is that a belt clip on the glock




I was told that is a NY bobby-pin.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 2:32:50 PM EDT
What type of finish did you use? I am interested.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:00:46 PM EDT

Originally Posted By BradleyW:
What type of finish did you use? I am interested.




Final finish is Gun-Kote.First the slide is blasted with aluminum oxide.A black phosphate finish is applied then the Gun-Kote is applied and baked on.
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:07:03 PM EDT
I like it, myself. I'd like to get rid of the finger grooves on my 21. Any suggestions for a do-it-yourself project?
Link Posted: 1/25/2006 3:39:51 PM EDT
I took the grooves down with a file, it is a little too easy to get carried away with power tools. I practiced on a mag for 10 minutes and hit the pistol. Slow and steady, don't rush.
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 2:41:13 PM EDT
HOW LONG DID THAT TAKE TO DO????
Link Posted: 1/26/2006 4:07:03 PM EDT
Hour and a half maybe two hours.
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 7:17:56 AM EDT
Braver man than me too! Looks great though! Good work.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 1:09:36 PM EDT
Looks a ton better than my 22 I did with a dremal tool. Mine isn't bad, I will get the wife to take some pitcures of it so I can post them in here. My 22 is an old Glock though, but still my duty weapon. I have a 27 I just bought in Nov. I filed the finger groves off of it the other day at the PD on a whim. The other officers like ot of died that I did it??

Heck it isn't pretty, it is a Glock. It feels 100% better without those finger groves though. Used a bench grinder and emery cloth to smooth/touch it up.

We all freak out about doing this stuff, but I won't sell my Glocks, they will always be mine, if you plan on keeping yours modify the son beech. BradleyW hats off to ya.
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