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March 2009

First TALON Grip is cut out by hand using an Exacto Knife and a sheet of skateboard tape for Derik’s standard duty issue Glock 21. After showing to fellow deputies at work, everyone wanted one for their Glock 21 and now, we had a template.

June 2009

First TALON Grip is sold via eBay and the business is born.

July 2009

July 24th, TALON Grips makes it first appearance on the Hickok45 Youtube Channel. He is shooting a Glock 27 at the Gong at 230 yards. Small plug at the end of the video...

July 2009

The 9mm and .40 caliber Glocks were added. They were named Glock Large (20/21), Glock Standard (17, 22, etc.), Glock Compact (19, 23, etc.), and Glock Sub-Compact (26, 27, etc.) At this time we were offering 4 different models of TALON Grips that were cut by hand.

July 2009

TALON Grips implemented Die Cutting to create grips in bulk. We found a Die Cutting shop in the Northwest and would send out our prototypes. These were then cast into a die and cut. We were still just using skateboard tape and we would have the rolls sent to the manufacturer and he would cut then return the final products to us for sales and distribution.


April 2010

The Glock line of grips was completed and we began to branch out into the Springfield XD line. Now we were up to 7 Glock Grips and 3 Springfield XD grips (10 total).

May 2010

TALON Grips Granulate material is finalized. No more "skateboard tape" we now have a material meant to stick to polymer and come off clean. It is also much thinner and more pliable than "skateboard tape."

June 2010

TALON Grips Patent Application is sent in for "Wraparound Gun Grip"


May 2011

TALON Grips for Kahr and Kel-Tec firearms are introduced for the first time.

June 2011

TALON Grips Rubber material is introduced. It is less than .5 mm thick and very pliable. Great grip and more versatile than the granulate version

August 2011

TALON Grips for Ruger models is introduced with the LCP and LC9.

November 2011

TALON Grips moves away from Die Cutting into Laser Cutting to create more intricate designs and move production in house.

December 2011

TALON Grips uses improved design capabilities to design front wrap grips that will fit multiple backstrap sizes for XD(M) and Smith and Wesson M&P.


February 2012

TALON Grips for the Beretta Nano are released. This model is immediately successful and proves to be a popular seller.

April 2012

TALON Grips for M&P Shield made available. This would build to be a top seller for years to come.

May 2012

Patent was granted and assigned as US8181378 B2

July 2012

TALON Grips, Inc. is formed as a Colorado Corporation and Mike Morris takes over as President of TALON Grips. At this time we had 30 different grip designs from Glock, Springfield, Kahr, Kel-Tec, Beretta, Smith & Wesson, and Ruger.

August 2012

TALON Grips for Springfield XD-S now available. This would prove to be a top seller for the Springfield line of TALON Grips.

December 2012

TALON Grips relocates to current office location.


January 2013

TALON Grips started selling retail apparel including Hats, Tees and Koozies.

February 2013

TALON adds 5th laser to production line.

September 2013

TALON Grips launches new website for improved shopping experience and quicker order processing.

October 2013

TALON Grips launches dealer network with a handful of dealers across the US.

November 2013

TALON Grips releases its 70th grip model. Lines now offered include Glock, Springfield, Kahr, Kel-Tec, Beretta, Smith & Wesson, Ruger, AR grips, FNH, Walther, CZ, Taurus, H&K, Steyr and Sig Sauer.


January 2014

TALON Grips exhibits at SHOT Show as part of the Line of Fire booth.

March 2014

TALON Grips receives 4.81/5 on review conducted by members of the National Tactical Officers’ Association (NTOA).

May 2014

Recoil magazine cover shot features a model with TALON Grips on an XD(M).

November 2014

Guns & Ammo AR-15 magazine features a 3 page editorial on TALON Grips titled “Grab Hold! TALON GUN GRIPS HELPS YOU HOLD ON.”


January 2015

TALON Grips announces a redesign of the entire Glock line of grips. The redesign features improved coverage all around and a highly requested logo cutout for the Glock emblem.

January 2015

TALON Grips is a first time exhibitor at SHOT Show.

July 2015

TALON Grips launches redesign of Springfield XD grips.

August 2015

Combat Handguns magazine features a CZ Scorpion Evo3 with TALON Grips on the cover.

November 2015

TALON Grips makes grips for over 200 different platforms including tasers, cell phones, and 22 different firearm manufacturers.