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he saw the work ive done on my own xd's Sig pro and Glock's and wanted me to take a shot at his XD bitone im very happy with the result what do you think any and all comments welcome .

 

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step by step guide please
 

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The first thing I do is take some rough sandpaper and sand over the factory checkering , then i take my Dremel and round off the trigger gaurd , then i use a wood burner and just GENTLY press it to the plastic if you press to hard you will mess up your frame be careful , after i stipple all surfaces i want i take fine sandpaper and go over all stippled surfaces to get sharp edges that will be abrasive to the skin .
 

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Thanks for the info....

I've seen this done and like it but have been debating this as it will more then likely have an impact on resale/trade value if I (god forbid) would ever part with my XD.

It looks sweet...
 

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Pretty cool, nice work! Yea, I've kinda got the same mentality about stippling, not that I plan on selling my XD but mainly for myself. If I ever get tired of a certain grip (currently A-Grip) I can always remove and use something else, so I leave the stippling for others. Awesome work though!
 

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yea ive never been able to bring myself to do it... but i really like the look.

currently i use skateboard grip tape and i am very happy with it
 

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looks cool!
 

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the way i started was with grip tape , hogue grips , etc but i kept having to replace them and as you say you would only want to do this on a gun you are gong to keep . never have to worry about it getting worn out and coming unstuck tho . also if you do decide to do the modification try on an old mag or baseplate first and see how /if you will like the result .
 

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ive got a question about these stippling jobs like that....

when you apply heat to the polymer, wont that "weaken" the structure of the plastic????
 

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i like the rounded trigger guard , give it a nice smooth look
 
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