At AlumaGrips, they start with T-6 aircraft aluminum and use precision CNC machining to assure precise fit and finish. Alumagrips are designed to fit the whole spectrum of handguns. They cover the Beretta 92, the entire range 1911s, Rugers, Sigs and even the AR-15 . They offer the strength and durability of an aluminum grip with checkering to add stability to any shooter’s grip.
Several years ago, I bought a used Beretta 92FS from a shooting buddy. I some times teach units who shoot the Beretta and I like the gun for nostalgic reasons. It shoots great with a nice trigger (for a Beretta). What I didn’t like was the aftermarket rubber grips that came with it. I like the feel of rubber grips when they are new, but they soon become sticky like a two year old’s toys and the don’t grip well when wet.
I put the Alumgrip Grater in olive gray on my Kimber 1911. They were the solution to my problems and the last step in fixing up an old Beretta. Installation went smoothly, the grips fit perfectly and dropped right on. I used the factory screws and bushings and a few drops of locktite later they were installed and solid.
I love the look of the Olive Grey with the extended Meggar magazine.
At the range, things could not have gone better. I have the purchase I need to control the gun through recoil. These grips stick your hands where they belong.
The guys at Alumagrip designed the Beretta checkered grips with the same precision as all of their products. Designed for maximum purchase, the checkering depth is as aggressive as possible without loosing any structural integrity in the grip.
Color Choices: Black Anodized, Clear Anodized or Olive Gray
Machined from 6061-T6 Aluminum
Excellent grip without snagging clothes or abrasion of bare skin
All finishes exceed MIL Spec anodizing
The same gripping power weather wet or dry
No bending , splitting or cracking ever
Options include ambidextrous safety cuts and magazine well cuts for any size grip.
Sturdy and corrosion resistant, they will serve you well for years to come.
Made in America, AlumaGrip Beretta grips can be found HERE Grater Grips cost $74.95 per set,About AlumaGrips in their own words:
As shooters ourselves, we brought CNC technology to the handgun grip industry. The result is a truly distinctive and durable handgun grip product line. Our customers tell us this and we think you will agree too.
Founded in 1986, C.J. Precision is a precision machine shop located in Phoenix metro area serving the needs of manufacturers around the world. Since that time the company has grown into a fully equipped, state of the art, shop completely equipped with CNC lathes, mills and computerized inspection equipment necessary to maintain our superior level of quality.
From the very beginning, our focus has been on extremely high precision, high quality work made to our customer specifications and delivered on time. This focus has continued into our present day business philosophy and remains as an integral part of our Company Mission.
Our product is one of the most durable grip available today. The high grade aluminum we use is more durable than any other grip material in its class. Besides its pleasing aesthetics, the grip will stand up to heavy duty usage.
We stock our most popular styles with a color choice of olive gray, black, and clear anodized.
Alumagrips are truly a serviceable and affordable grip for your 1911 pistol. They combine the durability and good looks of lightweight metal finished to perfection.
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