About Us

Jim Badger founded badger Custom Grips in the early 1970’s. Jim started making custom grips for his family and close friends but his business quickly expanded to working to meet the needs of individuals and working with firearms manufacturers. As Jim focused on the expansion of his custom grip business be became an OEM producer for Smith & Wesson, Sterling Arms, Iver Johnson, US Repeating Arms, Marlin, Winchester, and others.

The current owner of Badger Custom Grips is David Gates. David is the owner of the local custom cabinet business, Cabinetry Plus Inc. David started his custom cabinet business 30 years. He has enjoyed woodworking, so making custom grips quickly became a passion for him.

Badger Custom Grips specializes in a custom inlayed grip designs rendered from materials such as Ivory and Mother of Pearl. Today we dedicate our entire effort to producing the finest custom quality grips in the industry specially made for each individual customer. These grips are 100% made in the USA, in Easley, South Carolina.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us by phone or email.

We thank you for your interest and look forward to working with you!

David Gates