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preachnhunt
July 16, 2008, 05:53 PM
I want a gp 100 (NIB). My wife will get it for me for Christmas, but a lot of the stores and web sites only have it with the hogue monogrip. I really want the rosewood inserts. Are they getting phased out or will they still be available later in the year?

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KFISHCAT
July 16, 2008, 06:10 PM
The new GPs only come with Hogue grips. The company that made the old grips closed down. The insert grips are still available on ebay and I think you can still by them from Ruger. I suggest you go ahead and buy some because pretty soon they will be harder to find.

Legionnaire
July 17, 2008, 10:39 PM
You can also buy custom grip inserts from 41 Magnum over at RugerForum.com. I have a pair of his inserts on an SP101. You can buy the factory rubber grips from Numrich, with or without inserts.

Here's a link to some of 41 Magnum's work.

http://www.rugerforum.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=24014&sid=0d655f78ce8bb51839cc0701b48850b1

greener
July 17, 2008, 10:46 PM
As much as I like Hogue grips, the GP100 just doesn't look right without the rosewood inserts. I still see a few new ones with the rosewood grips.

A better man than I, waiting 5 months for a GP100. After I shot one, I was able to wait a week. Of course it was over New Year's, and I was in another state most of the time.

Christmas in July?

preachnhunt
July 18, 2008, 10:08 AM
UPDATE! My wife read this thread and was convinced that the prudent thing to do would be go ahead and get the gun. I agreed!!!It's being ordered and I can pick it up at my local shop next week. Does anyone have any recommendations for a personal defense load. The gun will mostly be carried when I go out to check animals or deer scout. I may carry it in the truck. Thanks

Schmidlin
July 18, 2008, 01:10 PM
here read all of these


http://www.thehighroad.org/search.php?searchid=4539832

they will help alot :)

Guillermo
July 18, 2008, 01:39 PM
you are blessed with a good wife.

ds/ks
July 18, 2008, 05:17 PM
125gr hp win or rem for defense. Does your wife have a sister? Enjoy the new Ruger.

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