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Old 06-14-2017, 11:30 AM   #1
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New grips for the Solo and slight mods

As much trouble as I have had with grip screws in the past, one would think I would not put myself into a weird position as it pertains to modification of my Solo grip screws, but,,,,

I got a new set of nice grips and when I installed them, I was not pleased with the way the grip screws sat so deeply into the grip(even with rubber washers Marshall). I tried a set of standard and they were too long, so.....I took a bushing I had laying around and measured the length of screw I needed so I grabbed my dremel, the bushing with screw inserted and a set of vice grips. After I got done cutting the long screw off, I fine filed it, then unscrewed it from the bushing. End result after four times.....see below. I am very pleased with the outcome.
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Old 06-14-2017, 11:42 AM   #2
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Great Looking SOLO and Grips.
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Old 06-14-2017, 01:50 PM   #3
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Nice work, it looks great.
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Is that a solo dc, if so do you want to sell the stock dc grips
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Old 06-14-2017, 03:34 PM   #5
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Oh, by the way great looking solo n grips . I have three myself, a solo carry, sts, dclg.
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Old 06-14-2017, 07:19 PM   #6
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Is that a solo dc, if so do you want to sell the stock dc grips
Yeah it is a DC. I will keep the grips as I like to keep all original stuff for guns. Sorry.
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Old 06-14-2017, 07:20 PM   #7
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Great looking grips you have there...
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Agreed, grips look real nice.
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Those grips look great, nice job.
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Old 06-15-2017, 02:18 PM   #10
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Nice looking grips! The Solo is a good looking pistol.
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