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Old 06-26-2020, 09:03 PM
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I found this at a shop I have not visited for some time. It came with stock magnas, I replaced them with these Herretts.
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Congratulations! Not a fan of those stocks but I adore S&W’s little humpbacks!
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My favorite pocket handgun: but with mangas and a Tyler T.
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It might just be the angle of the picture, but those Herrett's sure look to add an inch to the length of the frame. I bet they are comfy to shoot with that airweight
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I'm not a fan of any Airweight revolver, but I am a huge fan of the Bodyguard. I own only one "J" frame, a 649-2.
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This is why the grips looks longer, it is. Kind of an early round butt to square butt conversion.
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My favorite pocket handgun: but with mangas and a Tyler T.
Thatís exactly how I like mine. The only other improvement I would add is a 3Ē barrel but Iíve yet to run across a 3Ē Model 38 locally. The closest Iím come is my round butt M36 which has the 3Ē standard barrel and a Tyler T-Grip.
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I keep Herritts Shooting Aces, w/a grip adapter, on my 340PD. They cover the backstrap w/o sacrificing concealability.
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I had once but the frame cracked and S&W replaced it with a 638. Stay away from +P ammo. My gun was not pinned and may have been over torqued at the factory.
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Nice find. I have pocket carried a 649-2 since retirement and love it. I have Crimson Trace grips on it.
Although CT's are not the most comfortable grips, (magnas with an adapter are the best in my mind),I find that the CT's get me on target faster from any position either right or left handed--- that is most important to me .
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