GUN DIY glock heat stipple

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  1. prior

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    Just completed this an hour ago. It took me roughly an hour and a half from start to finish and turned out pretty well. I got the idea from this thread... http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=969401

    It could have been a little nicer up front, but I was getting impatient. :rofl:

    First step, smooth out the backstrap and finger grooves.
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    I just flipped the tip around and used this to melt the plastic smooth.
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    Finished product. :cool:
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    Looks great! What did you use for the actual texture?
     
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    just random blotting with the corner of a chisel tip soldering pen. i practiced a little to figure out what i liked best texture wise.

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    oh so you basically made it the same texture as it was before? cool


    I never understood this. sofaking retarded IMHO
     
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    Is it grippier than before?
     
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    it is much grippier than before. the best way i could describe it is like a slightly rougher version of sig grips. it's not as extreme as doing the entire grip, but it's a great improvement. Not bad for how long it took and the fact that it was free.
     
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    have you ever shot a stippled gun?.. :hsugh:
     
  8. pixie's in a bad mood this morning. I'll send him some naked pictures of myself and he'll cheer up.
     
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    no. I've also never had a problem with my glock grips :ugh:
     
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    fuck YOUUUUUUUUU
     
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    Doesnt he have to shoot first for it to count?
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Thats because you live in WI and always butt fucking cold, come to TX where your hands will be covered in sweat after 5mins
     
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    :wavey: enjoy your heat and humidity

    got over 90 this year only one time, and 5 days of upper 80s with humidity. mildest summer I can ever remember. I love it. Cant wait till the snow starts falling
     
  14. Now that I have my Jeep I'm hoping for a lot of snow here too this year. Last year would have been great for the Jeep. I'm sure it's just going to rain all winter. :wtc:
     
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    My baby is still sitting, un-drivable. Think I am going to go the whole new compressor route and decide later if I want to have the freon re-charged. :hs:
     
  16. I'm not too familiar with AC work, but can't you buy R134 at most auto parts places and charge it yourself? Or is there something more complicated that has to take place first?
     
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    have to make sure there is no air (like none, they use a vacuum system) in the lines. but I have this guy here who said he'd discharge it for free, so going to see what it would cost to recharge it. that's usually the expensive part. pissed off the bat that I have to drop ~$200 for the compressor
     
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    why not buy grip tape?
     
  19. R134

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    Or just vent into atmosphere, borrow vacuum pump and ac manifold from autozone and charge it.
     
  20. LancerV

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    Grip tape sucks if your concealing
     
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    I hate you. :wtc: Although it's starting to cool down a bit.
     
  22. Crossett

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    R12 cools way better than R134a. There's a product called duracool that works almost as well as R12 does and is fine to use in R134a compressors.

    http://www.duracool.com/Duracool/refrigerants.html

    This is assuming you recharge it yourself though. I put the stuff in my 99 XJ and it worked so well when I bought my new Trailblazer a couple years ago I recharged it too.
     
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    need any special tools/knowledge to recharge it myself?
     
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    Pull a vacuum to get rid of all the air out of the system and recharge with duracool. The fasteners that came with the kit worked on my XJ, I think I remember you saying yours is an 01 though, I don't know if it will be the same or not although I would assume it is. The coldest I could get my Blazer's AC to blow was 39 before duracool, after it's 30.
     
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    no, it's a '00. thanks man
     

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