front of the mirror!!!!

was looking for.  Pics will be coming soon.  I am off to bed, and
Ginger is insisting that I take  off the rig before getting into
bed.  Damn.

Thanks again,
holsters. I wanted to let you know that I am very impressed with the rig.
The workmanship is outstanding and it fits me like a glove. You've
exceeded my expectations of what I thought I was getting. I know sellers
often hear from customers when a transaction goes bad, but I wanted to be
one customer who let you know when it went real well. Great work all
around. I'll be getting back to you in a couple of months as well to see
along the good word to others that I shoot with.
Thanks again for the great work.
The grips arrived and they are stunning. The birdshead pair went
Thanks. They are great!
Hi Walt,
I received my new grips today, the stag is beautiful and they fit nicely. I
friends that were really interested in seeing them as well, so maybe I
can send some people your way. Once again, thanks, you do nice work.
N. Boyd
They turned out really nice. I don't even see the seam on one
another kind of material that has the same look.
Howdy Walt,
I've been meanin' to send you an e-mail to let you know that the
grips arrived, safe and sound. Boy are they beautiful!!!! Very
happy with them. Do you make grips for Freedom Arms
revolvers? I've Got a .454 Casull that has the Pachmayrs on it
but I think it needs something a little fancier.
Thanks again,
Wow! Better than I expected! Walt, you are an artist! - my old
3 screw Ruger Blackhawk is wearing his Elkhorn grips with
I was stunned at how good the grips look.
So much depth and color.
Now...if I could
just get my Vaquero back from Ruger...
Thanks again and keep up the great work.
John "Santee" Scott
Southwest Legends Gunfighters

Grips arrived yesterday. They are beautiful!! I am very pleased with
I'll be giving some thought as to what I want on the rosewood grips.
I'd like something unique for them as well.
I will take a few pics of them outside as soon as the weather clears up
here and send them to you.
Many thanks.

Bernie 'Orleans Outlaw'
Just got the grips today .... WOW they look great!!!   Just
what I expected.    I planned on using JB Qwick to adhere
the elk to the middle piece of wood unless you have a
better suggestion.  Now the big question is ... which gun
do I order grips for next???
Thanks a lot,                                          
Jay Slobodzian aka ALLEGHENY SASS#34486
Walt----Got the grips today, Friday.  I like them very  much.  
They fit really good.  I was worried about
that.   I am glad we got them.  Thanks - JOHN
once again, you did it!!  thanks!                         L. MacAllister
Walt--just wanted to tell you that the grips arrived last Tuesday and
they're beautiful.  I have some more work to be done to my
Dragoon, an
action job, better case-hardening, etc.  When it's all finished, I'd like
post some pictures on the SASS Wire and the CAS City Forum, if you
mind the recognition of your work.

I'll be in touch about the Cougar inlay(s).  Have a great day!

Walt Marston's artist's eye creates a treasure for some gun
owner in every pair of grips he makes!  World-class work, as
usual, on these Elkhorns...
work!                                      Landon MacAllister
Got the grips today....excellent work!

pass on your email to a few friends who I know would love
They look great and fit like a glove.  If you don't mind, I will
your work.  I will be picking up a few more revolvers in the
future so expect some more business from me.
Again, great work.
Just wanted to tell you how happy I am with my new elk stag
stag grips! The inlay is exactly what I was looking for.This is
just  what I needed to set of my engraved pair of .45,s... I
bringing them into my cowboy action shooting.YEE HA! Great
feel in my hands. They were well worth the wait! Thanks for all
your help.
Take Care,,,,,,,
William Cody,  Perrysburg ohio
You did an excellent job of bonding on the new ivory to my grips. Also the
detail of the carving now is really excellent, a big difference.

Thanks for your help,
construction of my grips and inlay you have exceeded my expectations.  Your
You are a true artist and craftsman.  At every step of the process of design and
original design work is amazing, and the amount of detail retained in the final
product is astonishing.  I couldn't be happier with the final product in terms of
its appearance and the fit of the grip to my hands.  Expect plenty of business
Michael P. Tichy
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The new rig came today and she looks great.  The
workmanship is outstanding and the fit is perfect.

I've started the process of breaking her in.  I expect to be
pulling like a champ in a couple of days.

If anyone asks me about a rig, I'll be sending them to you.

Thanks again for everything.

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Hey Walt! Sorry I didn't get back to ya sooner.. I got the grips and of course they are the
best of your work! I think the next thing I'll be looking for is 1911 grips with a Take care!
Incidentally, I'm learning gun spinning and having a lot of fun. I think this
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custom inlayed grips and a whole cow's worth of peckers! You are
definitely the man and definitely the best in the me next???".
Thanks for all the great work and when I answer my Cheers pard!