My J frame got new digs!

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My J frame got new digs!

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Post by cmgee67 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:00 pm

New Altamont grips transformed my 642-1. It feels super good in the hand and has plenty of grip. Very happy. I recommend Altamont to anybody. Took almost two weeks but well worth the wait.
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Post by txhighlander » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:58 pm

Looks good :woohoo
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Post by JRG » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:27 pm

Looks like the same wood grips that came on mine a few years ago. They are great!

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Post by The Annoyed Man » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:00 pm

How much bigger than the OEM grips?
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Post by OlBill » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:25 pm

Nice. Congratulations.


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Post by cmgee67 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:03 pm

TAM, not much bigger but you CAN get a 3rd finger on them. The grip feels really really nice in hand and even works in the pocket with them without a problem.
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Post by AndyC » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:23 pm

Oh, those look cool as heck!
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Post by couzin » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:28 pm

cmgee67 wrote:
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My J frame got new digs!
Actually, the slang use of "new digs" is a reference to a new place to live (e.g. 'I have a new apartment' etc.). Signed, your friendly word police... 😜
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Post by flechero » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:47 pm

Those look great! Looks like great traction, wet or dry without hanging in your pocket, as rubber grips can.

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Post by ELB » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:58 pm

I have to stop reading threads like this. Hard on my budget. Those do look good though.
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Post by The Annoyed Man » Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:01 pm

cmgee67 wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:03 pm
TAM, not much bigger but you CAN get a 3rd finger on them. The grip feels really really nice in hand and even works in the pocket with them without a problem.
About this big? https://www.smith-wesson.com/firearms/model-640
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The reason I’m asking is that I also have one of the above Model 640 .357s, and that grip size makes the difference in whether or not the pistol is easily pocketable. The original “boot grip” that comes on the .340M&P or the 642 is small, but it is a deep cover size. The grip that’s on the 640 is still a small grip, but it is, like I said, enough larger that it is not as easily pocketable.

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Post by cmgee67 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:26 pm

TAM I’m not 100% sure if you can tell completely but here is mine and my wife’s gun. Her grip is taller than mine. I can pocket carry mine easily if I try but your mileage may very
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