I realize my USPc .45 has very aggressive texture on the front and back straps of the grip, but I was wondering if many of you have placed skateboard tape on your USP grips or P2000 grips and what your experience with it was. Thanks.
For the price of a Talon Grips (not bashing them; I like their products) and other pre-cut grip panels, you can buy pretty much enough skateboard tape for 50 guns (assuming you measure twice, cut once).
I have tried Jessup skateboard tape, and it's the equivalent of Talon Grip "sandpaper" style. Works tremendously.
Haven't found a rubber grip equivalent, though, 'cause I don't find those useful.
I'm not sure how important aesthetics are for you but I've enjoyed the use of stair step tape. It would not work for a P30 or HK45f grip but, USP, P2000, and HK45c grips work all right. It's a little more abrasive than skateboard tape but I have found it to be a good fit for me. A roll of it can be had for next to nothing at Home Depot or Menard's.
i have the rubber decal kit on my USPt 45 HD. weapon . the decal grips are comfortable and have held up good in hot and cold conditions . not quite as tacky as the hogue grip sleeve, but yet not as coarse and gritty as skateboard tape .
the USPc 45 is slightly larger than the models listed on the kit, they will probably work, but i'm not 100 % on that, hope this helps .
Thanks for the many different suggestions that hadn't occurred to me. I'll probably experiment with a couple of them. This is the kind of stuff that makes me really appreciate and enjoy this great forum.
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