DIY stipple job on a couple of my firearms.

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  1. BLACK LION

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    I have been doing som stippling with a 5.00 Wal Mart 30w soldering iron. It has a length adjustable ball point tip which is all I use since it leaves a nice "pore" that sucks in skin. I have been stippling my firearms wherever its applicable and I have also stippled a surefire G2 and Gerber axe with great results. This would also work wonders on plastic hi-cap mags such as the Magpul Pmag etc...infact, it works on anything that is plastic.

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    I also use Mob grip tape on top of the slide on my pistols to enhance my slide manipulation abilities. Grip tape is the only option since I wont dare take a hammer and a punch to any of my guns.
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    Looks good. Very attractive.

    I've seen DIY stipple jobs on Kel-Tecs and on Hi-Points that I liked but never on a magazine.

    Personally, I'd be reluctant to do a stipple job on a mag out of concern that it would grip up too much and impair insertion or removal.

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    Your skill with the iron is to be commended. Most of the time, when I see people doing DIY stippling, they end up making the frames look like their dogs chewed on them.
     
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    nice work...I've done my Glocks and I think they both turned out pretty well, this procedure definitely enhances the "gripability" of the gun.
     
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    I really appreciate the feedback everyone.

    I will post up some pics of my SF G2 light, gerber axe and some carry knives as soon as I can.
     
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    Polymer Hi caps only sit so far in the mag well, so there is plenty of real estate left to stipple without impeding fit or function.
    I am speaking generally of AR and AK type rigs since they are very common and both have a market full of polymer mags. Pistol mags are generally a no go becuase they do not protrude from the mag well.
     
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    This is where you went left and I went right. I thought you were talking about pistol mags. :)

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    Don't breathe too much of those plastic fumes, Lion. Rather have you healthy and here with us. :)

    Your work excellent! I have to admit, usually when I hear DIY stippling, I cringe inside because I don't want to know how it looks. Not so this time.
     
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    here's one of mine (G17)

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    Very nice KT!!!!

    I have a G17 inbound after years of being anti Glock. I guess the light finally came on that I am just being ignorant.

    What kind of holster is that? It looks like a Raven concealment on dopeamine. I want one.
     
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    Yep! :D

    and yes, Raven Phantom LC (light-carrier)...great piece of kit. The only bad thing I have to say about it is that the belt loops are a little fragile due to the thinner kydex. Of course, if you're using other attachment methods (like blade-tech loops), there's no problem.
     
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    Nice clean job and a heck of a lot easier than checkering......
     
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    That's some nice work guys. Ya'll are much braver than I!
     
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    Very nice work! I also cringe when I read about do-it yourself stimpling, but you are very good.123
     

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