Wilson Combat Front Strap

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  1. hogger129

    hogger129 Active Member

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    Has anybody tried this before? I've heard they come loose, but the reviews I've looked at from more recently say the product is good.

    I guess it's cheaper than shelling out the money to get the front strap checkered.
  2. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

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    If you get them on right, there is never a problem. Most of the complants come from people that have crap grips that flex easy. part of the restraint that they rely on is the grips to keep them in place so the ends that are hooked hold on to the frame. I've put them on several open and idpa guns and they never have a problem.
  3. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Skateboard tape is less expensive and works much better IMHO.
  4. JUNKKING

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    Agreed!! I like it alot. It doesn't come off and if shooting alot of rounds without a glove it will callus your hand. I have it on 3 of my guns and never had a problem.
  5. techoca

    techoca New Member

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    Got my vote too.
  6. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    another vote for skateboard tape here as well.

    On a competition gun tho Id prolly go with Hogue wraparounds as they are comortable and practical for a target gun.
  7. Helix_FR

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    Yeah got to agree on the skate tape too. I think the wilson front strap cover is 12 bucks. For 5 bucks I bought a 6x24 sheet of skate tape.
  8. JLA

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    which in turn will make about 40 or 50 'front straps'..:)
  9. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

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    and some extra to put on my clutch pedal in my car;):D
  10. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Works great.

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    nice!.. ( jealous )
  12. ivarr

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    personally, i LIKE a smooth front strap
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