I've always left the factory grips on my S&W and never had a problem with full power loads.
My first handgun was a Ruger Redhawk with a 5.5in brl.
I thought I needed rubber grips for it so I bought some Pachmayr and they hurt more than the original wood grips. I like the OEM woodgrips on my Redhawk.
I alwys thought that the ruber Hogue grips felt the best but alwys ended up going back to facorry grips.
Nice collection BobW.
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