What does it mean to be American Made? Most folks today will shop based on price. Its a fact of life what while we all work for a living in the USA, our money goes further if we buy Chinese. Big Box stores are filled to overflowing with “Made in China”. Unapologetically. I would be a hypocrite if I complained, as I do it myself. Most people simply cannot afford to pay top dollar for everyday items when there is a cheaper alternative. For many mundane things we have in our homes, that see little hard use, why would you… Read More »
What does it mean to be American Made?
February 21, 2019 at 10:47 pm
What 1911 grips fit my pistol?
January 28, 2018 at 6:08 pm
What 1911 grips fit MY pistol? This is often the single most confusing issue that comes up for those shopping for grips for their 1911 pistols. There are so many manufacturers, with so many different models, that it can be difficult for those new to their 1911 pistols to know exactly what they have in relation to the traditional names for these frame sizes & styles. Below is a guide to help you identify the basic frame size you model corresponds to. This list is not complete, nor does it take into account custom features that your gun may or… Read More »
Will this work on my gun? A guide to figuring out what you have and what you need!
October 18, 2017 at 9:40 pm
The biggest problem most new gun users run into is the vast amount of confusing information.. conflicting information.. and the extremely tech-talk nature of the gun world. It took me decades of working in the industry to gain the knowledge I have.. I still learn something new daily. The industry moves to fast, and frankly, most new gun owners are not dedicated “hard core” gun fans willing to read gun facts for hours a day to become an expert. They want to know just enough to get what they want.. and that can cause problems. By order of “the most… Read More »
What goes into the making of a custom grips?
October 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm
Wicked Grips specializes in the making of custom grips! Unless you work in the custom field.. cars.. bikes.. guns… its hard to understand all the work, and costs, that can go into the making of something “custom”, like custom grips. Sadly, the first issue that comes up for most is the word “custom”! It gets used often.. but is rarely true. Custom pieces.. parts.. are not mass produced by the thousands in a factory. At best.. real custom parts are made in small batches… or one by one, each one receiving some form of work by real human hands. Factories… Read More »