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mossy141701
December 24, 2012, 09:28 PM
I recently traded for a model 58 S&W and was wondering if anyone made target grips for it? I tried a set of old target grips I had from a model 29 and they dont quite fit. any suggestions?

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rcmodel
December 24, 2012, 09:34 PM
Everybody that makes grips makes grips for a S&W N-Frame.

The model number is irrevelent, as they are all the same, in theory.
Back in the day, S&W grips were fitted to the steel frame before the grips and frame were finished & blued.
That make a direct grip swap with a perfect fit sometimes problematic.

You might be happy with a Hogue Mono-Grip as they fit any variation of S&W without fitting.
http://www.getgrip.com/main/overview/fancy.html
http://www.hoguestore.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=22_37_91

Or keep trying real S&W N-Frame grips till you find a set that fits right.

rc

mossy141701
December 24, 2012, 09:36 PM
Thanks RC , I thought the same thing but the N frame grips I have were from a model 29 and dont fit and I just wondered if the frame was a little different or something. Thanks for the answer.

BYJO4
December 24, 2012, 10:58 PM
Sometimes it only takes a slight amount of adjusting for the grip to fit. Post a pic so we can see what you might do.

Alnamvet68
December 24, 2012, 11:12 PM
Square Frame

176594


Round Frame

176595

rcmodel
December 25, 2012, 12:41 PM
All S&W Model 58 .41 Magnums are Square butt.

rc

Steve C
December 25, 2012, 04:09 PM
The .41 mag has plenty of recoil if loaded full power. I prefer the Pachmayr "Presentations" for shooting and have put them on my 57 Mountain Pistol. They do a good job in absorbing recoil and providing control. For me they just feel and work better than the finger groove Houges.

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r552/s_o_cikkubs/SampW57Mt_zps1400cd48.jpg

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