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Old February 17, 2010, 01:00 PM   #1
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S&W Model 19-3 grips

I have a S&W Model 19-3 beautiful .357 Mag....got it in 1976 instead of a senior ring for college graduation. I want to put some good grips on it that will allow me to use my speed loaders....anyone have a suggestion?
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Old February 17, 2010, 01:08 PM   #2
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Hogue and Pachmayer make a variety of styles, both wood and rubber, that allow you to use speed loaders.
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Old February 17, 2010, 01:35 PM   #3
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Thank you so much.
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Old February 17, 2010, 03:56 PM   #4
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Any of these will let you use a speedloader well enough (all shown on my own S&W 19-3):

S&W K-frame Magna/Service grips:


S&W K-frame Target grips w/ Speedloader cut:


Ahrends K-frame "Tactical" grips:


Ajax K-frame Magna/Service grips (shown w/ Tyler T-grip grip adapter):


This one, probably not so much--S&W K-frame Target grips w/ "Football" relief:
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Old February 17, 2010, 04:27 PM   #5
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If ya want something REALLY special...absolutely brilliant artist. He'll make 'em authentic to your gun or customize as ya like it... bring $$$

I'm not affiliated...

http://www.classiccarvedgrips.com/
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Old February 17, 2010, 05:25 PM   #6
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I absolutely love my Nill grips! A bit pricey but well worth the money in my opinion. And I've used all kinds of speedloaders with this setup. If you want pictures from the other side of the gun, I can take some tomorrow...

(mine's a 19-4 though )

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Old February 18, 2010, 09:26 AM   #7
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Craig Spegel boot grips. drop-dead georgous, pricey, hard to find and actually very functional.
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Old February 19, 2010, 06:54 AM   #8
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I guess I'm just too old school. The only thing I would take original grips off for is an old set of Roper's or Sanderson's.
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