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Old April 20, 2014, 12:05 PM   #1
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Need help with thompson center grips

I have an early thompson center pistol ,in 222ren. ,I don't hand load yet, cost for the amno is to high to shoot it. A friend gave me a 10 inch 223 rem barrel , now I need a forend and grip for it. What grip fits the early thompsons? I did a search but could not find the answer. Thanks for any help RICH
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Old April 20, 2014, 12:39 PM   #2
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I see G2 and Encore grips for sale, will the g2 grip/foreand fit the early t/c frame?
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Old April 21, 2014, 03:37 PM   #3
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A G2 or Contender forend will fit your barrel, but you will need a Contender grip for the frame, the G2 grip will not fit your frame. If you're having a difficult time finding a grip, try ebay as they always have Contender parts.
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Old April 21, 2014, 08:47 PM   #4
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I use the Pachmayr Grip and forearm for my Contenders. I like the gripper models with the finger groves. They are comfortable and absorb a lot of the recoil when I shoot the heavy loads in .223, 44 mag. and .444 marlin.

http://www.pachmayr.com/home/thompson-cont.php

This is the link to the Pachmayr website. You can find them cheap online, so don't buy them from there.

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Old April 23, 2014, 03:06 PM   #5
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Do you have a Bull barrel or an old Octagon barrel? You should be able to find either on ebay.
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