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Old 06-27-2018, 03:21 PM
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Is there a quick and easy way to tell the difference between K and N frame Targets. Looking at some on fleebay and seller doesnít know. Donít the K-frame measure shorter across the bottom? I donít have any to check. Thanks
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Easiest way I know is look at the washer inside.

On K-frames the horizontal notch/cut on the rearward side between the edge of the washer and the back of the grip is only about 1/8" wide.

On N-frames that same section is closer to 1/4" wide - nearly twice as wide as on a K-frame.

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Just like BC38 said. I've scored quite a few deals on N stocks described as K's. It takes a 'calibrated eye' to tell the difference from a pic. N's are a little 'beefier' all over, but yes, the length of the shelves on either side of the washer is the easiest way.
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See. An Old Dog can learn a new trick. Thanks guys.
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Here is a photo that shows what those above have noted as the shelf differences on unmodified K and N frame grips. The K shelf on the right is around 1/8" whereas the N shelf on the left is around 1/4 ".
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