How much does a Glock stipple job cost?
To order, take the upper portion of your Glock off the frame and send the lower portion only (the frame) in for stippling. Applies to all model Glock handguns and Springfield XD handguns. Starting at $85 based on coverage and texture.
Should you stipple a Glock?
The main considerations boil down to that stippling is a permanent modification. Your resale value is going to plummet, you’ll probably lose warranty, and if you mess up with an unsteady hand, your Glock will look (even more) terrible.
Does stippling weaken the frame?
So in short, yes, you should stipple and modify your Glock frame. It will not weaken the frame if done properly. It can be very comfortable to carry if done properly.
Should you stipple your carry gun?
The most obvious benefit is the added ability to grip/maintain positive control of the firearm in slippery conditions, be it water, blood, etc. But another attribute of stippling that many shooters don’t realize is the consistency factor it adds to your training.
What is stippling a gun?
Grip stippling is a gun modification used by gunsmiths to convert an otherwise slick, factory stock grip into one with dimples, dots, ridges and other formations to add or subtract texture based on the individuals hand. The technique used to stipple produces a gun that is more aesthetically pleasing and customizable.
Does stippling wear off?
No. In the vast majority of cases, stippling is not going to wear off. Stippling just modifies the existing grips by pressing a soldering iron into the polymer thousands of times. As a result, this is sturdy, durable material that should last as long as the firearm.
Does stippling improve grip?
Stippling improves your grip under any conditions, wet or dry. It’s also a factor in muscle memory. Your hands and fingers will find the same place on the weapon, every time, because they become comfortable in only one arrangement.
What is stippling a handgun?
How long does Glock stippling last?
In most cases stippling should be permanent. Therefore, it should last as long as the firearm lasts as long as the gun is cared for properly. The type of stippling and the quality of the craftsmanship is going to impact how long it lasts. One weird issue with stippling is the smell.
Does stippling void warranty?
No, from all of my dealings with STI/Staccato, they will honor their warranty in that situation. An issue with a barrel isn’t related to that grip being stippled. If you are trying to get a repair on the grip, they’ll probably have an issue with that since you decided to modify it.
What is the point of stippling?