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Old 06-18-2018, 04:09 AM
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Hey all.

I have a model 65-5 with a 3-inch barrel. Right now I have the factory grips on it with the polished silver Tyler T-Grips. I really like the look and feel of the Tyler T-grips, but I have never shot any .357 loads with them so I have no idea how they handle stiff recoil.

I'd like to get some ideas and suggestions for other grip choices that would look great on my 65. It would be a bonus if they handle recoil well and don't hamper the ability to CCW it.

If you have pics, please post them. I'd like to see what else is out there. I'm sure there's some beauties that I don't have a clue about that would really make my 65 look great.

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Have a great week.

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Old 06-18-2018, 06:21 AM
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Here is my 65-3 with Altamont "KU" grips. They feel very good in the hand.
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Old 06-18-2018, 06:34 AM
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Well, you did not mention cost, but I would get in touch with Jennifer at Culina grips, and look at some of their grips. You are going to have to wait 6 weeks, but she can sow you grips that are so beautiful, it will hurt your eyes to look at them. I just got a set of exhibition HIGHLY figured smooth cocobolo targets for my 17-3, and they are stunning to say the least. The least obtrusive for you would no doubt be combat style

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Old 06-18-2018, 07:18 AM
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I always recommend Spegel Boot grips.......how good are they....... he's backlogged about a year.

Pachmyer.... makes the best rubber "shooting" grips for cc with their "Compact" and "Professional Compacts" grips
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Old 06-18-2018, 08:38 AM
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Here are Spegels in Cocobolo on my 19-3....
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Old 06-18-2018, 08:40 AM
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And Ahrends in Cocobolo on a 66-4....
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Old 06-18-2018, 11:42 AM
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Here is my 65-5 with two options, the Uncle Mikes rubber grips work well for CC.
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Old 06-18-2018, 11:47 AM
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Hard to beat a set of Spegels!
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Old 06-18-2018, 11:47 AM
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OP doesn't mention if his 65 is RB or SB. I'm guessing round.
Mine worked best with the K target stocks.
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Old 06-18-2018, 12:30 PM
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Some examples of different types of grips for K/L frame round butt guns. I have small hands so I gravitate toward smaller grips and I am always looking for new ideas, both for function and looks.

Different guns, but same size so the OP should be able to get an idea of how they would look on a 3 inch model 65.

Plain Magna grips


K/L frame Hogue Bantam grips


Altamont Faux Ivory with a BK grip adapter


Pachmayr Pro Compact grips. Not the best looking but very comfortable


Altamont round to square grips


Older Uncle Mikes finger groove


S&W factory K frame combat grips


S&W round butt target (Banana) grips


Model 65-5 with factory smooth magna grips and BK grip adapter


Ahrends K/L round butt target grips (Retro Banana Grips)
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Old 06-18-2018, 12:58 PM
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For shooting, I'm a huge fan of the Ahrends Retro Combats as shown here on a 3" 66:



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Old 06-18-2018, 01:08 PM
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My 65-3 and 65-5 wear stag stocks by Patrick Grashorn.
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Pachmayr Pro Compact grips. Not the best looking but very comfortable


Older Uncle Mikes finger groove
I like the Compac Pro, and the Uncle Mike's round-butt finger grooves on mine (the one's pictured above are round to square butt - mine are round butt - see photo below)
For carry the Uncle Mike's TWO finger boot grips are about as good as it gets IMO - but they can be hard to find.
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For carry and shooting I like the Uncle Mikes which are getting hard to find and the S&W rubber thatís coming on the newer 686 are real comfortable to shoot. You can order them direct from a S&W Direct. Not listed on website but customer service can hook you up for $30 a pair. Give them the UPC code on a new 686 and they will sell them
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I really like the Hogue Bantams.
Very comfortable to shoot with, even with magnums!
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I have found these to be comfortable on my 66-2. We are all different though. Herrett round target. Bob
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I've found that the factory magnas and a Tyler T grip fit my hand the best. It's thicker up top and more narrow at the bottom, just like my hand is when gripping a handgun. I'll probably move into some grashorn stocks and keep the tyler next. I like a carry gun to fit my hand naturally and be easy to hang onto, and looking good while doing that don't hurt a thing.

This is my 66-1 with the 2.5" barrel.
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Hello this is my 66-1 with black Pearl's and my 19-3 with bonded ivory, both are made by eagle grips and both feel great. My two cents.

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I have Hogue Bantam grips on my 65-3. Very inexpensive, but exactly what I wanted. Excellent for CCW...
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