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Old 09-14-2018, 12:49 PM
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I like the look of these grips and may see if I can find a set of them to try out.
I'm pretty sure you can get them straight from Charter:

Grips - Combat Full Rubber | Charter Arms

They're pretty solid...but do take in mind that in my experience, the quality is hit/miss with them. They're perfectly fine on my bulldog, they were crummy on my Pitbull. They didn't fit well and would split apart when you'd grip them, pinching the skin on your palm. I landed up replacing the set on the Pitbull with something else.
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:40 PM
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I like them too although mine came with the wood target type. I found these CA marked rubbers at a LGS for $5 so no-brainer to try them out. Another thing I like about CA is their grip frames are same throughout their line from .22 thru .44/.45.
My apologies also to OP for any hi-jack or drift.
One of the things I like about these revolvers is that they came with real walnut grips. These have always been something special to me, and I was probably,y programmed this way as a child, to prefer walnut wood with blued steel. I have since learned to appreciate other woods, and to like ivory as well, but somehow I just never could warm up to rubber, despite its obvious advantages in reducing felt recoil, and increased "grippiness".

I did leave the factory grips on my most carried pocket gun, my 340 PD. So far at least. Eventually I will probably replace them with something more aesthetically appealing. I know that it's a tool, but there is nothing wrong with having attractive tools!

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Well, my Bulldog came in today, and it's a dead ringer for the one I owned back in the early 70s!!! I'm tickled with it, but haven't had a chance to shoot it yet. As soon as I get a chance, I'll post a range report. This was one of the first cartridges that I learned to reload, and I still have all of the dies, and supplies I need to craft some ammo especially for this gun:



(Noticed the second turn ring...apparently caused by the pin just below it in the frame being too far out on the left side of the frame. Tapped right back into place, should take care of the problem.)

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Well, my Bulldog came in today, and it's a dead ringer for the one I owned back in the early 70s!!! I'm tickled with it, but haven't had a chance to shoot it yet. As soon as I get a chance, I'll post a range report. This was one of the first cartridges that I learned to reload, and I still have all of the dies, and supplies I need to craft some ammo especially for this gun:



(Noticed the second turn ring...apparently caused by the pin just below it in the frame being too far out on the left side of the frame. Tapped right back into place, should take care of the problem.)

Best Regards, Les
I am very interested to hear about your reloading experience for this gun. I am super charged to get one, the classic just like you got. I need to let the dust settle on my finances at the moment but I should be in good shape to get one within. a month or so. And then looking forward to reloading for it. At this time I have only a huge pile of 240 grain LSWCs. I am hoping with a modest load of Unique I can find a good load for this small revolver, maybe 6.5-7 grains. Probably still a handful.
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