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BM Griptilian scales custom

Discussion in 'The Custom Shop: Services Offered' started by igorded, Mar 30, 2014.

  1. Lolaralph

    Lolaralph

    61
    Mar 16, 2012
    Any chance scales would be available for a mini Stryker II, thanks.
     
  2. igorded

    igorded

    323
    Dec 8, 2013
    no chance

    BR
     
  3. kickert

    kickert

    125
    Jan 1, 2019
    Just got some of igorded's scales this week. Ordered then on the 2nd, they arrived on the 25th with most of that time being in shipping.

    I absolutely love them. They are thin and grippy, but most importantly the G10 gets rid of that hollow sound/feel of the stock handles. I also love that I was able to get it without the left hand clip holes and lanyard to match my personal carry style.

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  4. ottergt

    ottergt

    9
    Aug 25, 2004
    Looks great! The side that is "grooved"...is it flat or does the G10 have some contour to it? I'm trying to decide what I want for my 550.
     
  5. kickert

    kickert

    125
    Jan 1, 2019
    Both sides are grooved with the same pattern. You can see it clearly in the flat on presentation shot (second pic). It provides nice grip without grabbing too much when putting it in the pocket.

    I have a couple deep carry clips coming in from Benchmade and will try those out, but honestly with this knife, I may actually end up preferring the standard clip.

    By far, the best part of these new scales is the new weight distribution. It feels totally different in hand and when deploying and it is an beautiful thing!
     
  6. ottergt

    ottergt

    9
    Aug 25, 2004
    Thanks for clarifying. So are the scales flat or are they "crowned"? I have a set of his black G10 (orange liners), but with the Anso pattern, on my other Griptilian. They are fantastic! Definitely need a set on the new one.
     
  7. kickert

    kickert

    125
    Jan 1, 2019
    Here is another picture that might illustrate it a bit better. To answer your question, there is a very slight crown and the edges are rounded off. As you can see, compared to the stock scales, the G10 ones are noticeably slimmer.

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    Last edited: Jan 27, 2019
  8. cheeseit123

    cheeseit123

    29
    Feb 12, 2019
    Bought some scales from Igor and couldn’t be happier. Quick responses to emails were greatly appreciated and the fit and finish are great!

    Had to head up to work but I will upload pics when home. :thumbsup:
     
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  9. cheeseit123

    cheeseit123

    29
    Feb 12, 2019
    [​IMG]

    Not the best pic but good enough...

    The scales are a big improvement over the stock ones. It makes the knife feel more sturdy and I prefer the slimmer feel.

    Only regret is that I didn't get the TI clips when I ordered.

    Thanks Igor!
     
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  10. kickert

    kickert

    125
    Jan 1, 2019
    I absolutely love that black with blue accents look -- but I am a bit bias. ;-)
     
  11. cheeseit123

    cheeseit123

    29
    Feb 12, 2019
    I actually kept going back and forth between micarta and G10 until I saw yours :D
     
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  12. Brandon PK

    Brandon PK Gold Member Gold Member

    42
    May 23, 2019
    What is the best way to get ahold of some of these? Just eBay? (Sorry, I didn't read through the whole thread...)
     
  13. kickert

    kickert

    125
    Jan 1, 2019
    I ordered mine through his facebook page.
     
  14. igorded

    igorded

    323
    Dec 8, 2013
    email me directly-
    [email protected]
     
  15. razorburn

    razorburn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    Thinking about getting some scales for my bm 710.

    Igor could you post some pics if your work
     
  16. kickert

    kickert

    125
    Jan 1, 2019
    If you go to his facebook page and look at the albums, you can see his work in general and also browse to find the 710 specific projects.

    https://www.facebook.com/pg/igordedscales/photos/?tab=albums
     
  17. razorburn

    razorburn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    I just visited his facebook page.I dont have a FB or instagram account so I will not be able to view all of the pics of his work.I was able before with the Google and it worked great
     

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