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Old March 13th, 2021, 12:12 AM #25
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Originally Posted by fidelity View Post
Altamont reproduction grips that I put on my pre-27. Bought it with some black, possibly Pachmayr, grips iirc (should be in a drawer upstairs). It's such a smooth shooting gun. The other two revolvers in the pics have factory grips.
Those are some purty pistols - is the Python original?

How do you feel the Altamont grips fit? They look nicer there than in their website photos.

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Originally Posted by Magnumite View Post
First year production S&W 44 Magnum with family heirloom status. Awesome piece, trickg. That revolver has your Dadís, your and now your childrenís character marks on it. Good set of grips is a definite, those broken grips will eat youwhen you shot it with heavier loads.

Whether you refinish it or not, great gun.
Thanks! I definitely enjoy it, and Iíve never really noticed that chip being out, but I also keep my loading pretty light. It still lets you know itís a 44 Magnum, but itís not unpleasant.
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