I think the factory ones are a little more slim and should work better for my wife.
June 26, 2010, 02:50 AM
The grips you linked to are the newer grips S&W now uses, not the older Uncle Mike's grips. The grips currently on the S&W site are nowhere near as good as the Uncle Mike's grips... (just so you know what you're buying)
June 27, 2010, 12:00 PM
Thanks AA! Can you tell me where to find the Uncle Mikes? I cant seem to find to find them. Whats the diff?
June 28, 2010, 03:14 AM
The difference is the rubber and the Uncle Mike's are slightly thicker which is better for a good grip. I DO NOT like the new grips. They feel very cheap and they are too smooth for good purchase.
Here is the link to the Uncle Mike's boot grips (http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product4_750001_750051_764708_-1_758003_757843_757837_ProductDisplayErrorView_N) and the new S&W boot grips (http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product4_750001_750051_766297_-1_758003_757843_757837_ProductDisplayErrorView_N) so you can see the difference. It's the same difference with the combat grips. As for where to find them, sorry I can't help. The only place I knew they "were" was on the S&W site.
If you are willing to buy wood grips I can highly recommend Badger Custom grips (http://www.badgercustomgrips.com/smith_and_wesson_pistol_grips.php). Look at the full size J frame grips on that page, not the boot grips. I have them on my M640 and they are GREAT!!
The Lone Haranguer
June 28, 2010, 08:35 PM
They fit any round butt J-frame.
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