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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Getting a grip on my S&W J Frame .357 Magnums

Above on the left is a S&W 640-1 wearing big ole thick (likely aftermarket) hand filling grips, and on the right is a S&W 60-9 adorned with what I believe to be factory combat-style grips (although they are not marked as such, I believe S&W sourced grips from Uncle Mike's for a while).

The grips on the left are okay for shooting but they are (for my taste) marginal for IWB and shoulder carry; they really suck for pocket carry.  The grips on the right make that revolver substantially more agreeable for IWB, shoulder, and pocket carry; I decided to seek a match of those grips so I could put them on the 640-1.



Above are newly purchased S&W factory logo round-butt J Frame grips (AKA "stocks" for all you pedants); on the left are the combat style grips; on the right are the Craig Spegel style boot grips. I find the boot grips to be just downright wonderful for J Frames stoked with .38 Special cartridges but not much fun with any flavor of the .357 magnum loads.




 Above on the left is a full frontal nudity porno shot of the 640-1 round-butt J Frame.




Above, the grips on the Model 60-9 (revolver with the exposed hammer) look to be a bit larger than the new grips that we put on the Model 640-1 (revolver with internal hammer).




Although the new S&W logo grips for the 640-1 are not an exact match to those that are on the 60-9, I believe they will work out just fine and dandy; holster-time and range-time will tell the final tale.











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