Custom Micarta Grips by XO: tux for your 1911!

By Miguel C. Gil A global ban on the commercial use of ivory served as an impetus for pistol grips manufacturers to search for alternative raw materials. In the early 1990’s we started reading about a synthetic material called Micarta, which was billed as the next best thing to real elephant tusk. Some pioneer makers … Continue reading Custom Micarta Grips by XO: tux for your 1911!