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While perusing several LGS's today I saw something I'd never seen before, a 5926. I understand that these are fairly scarce. Unfortunately it was not in good condition. It has quite a bit of holster wear and a gun distrubitor's name/address engraved on the frame. I assume this means it was once exported outside of the US and then re-imported. The asking price was $499, which for the condition it was in I thought was high.

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That's one I would pick up just to gain the hands-on experience of an xx26 pistol, and even condition wouldn't bother me, but it would have to be OTD under $400 to entice me.

My biggest concern with any xx26 or xx76 pistol is to be able to find a replacement grip as the gripnis obviously not standard 3rd Gen.
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That's one I would pick up just to gain the hands-on experience of an xx26 pistol, and even condition wouldn't bother me, but it would have to be OTD under $400 to entice me.

My biggest concern with any xx26 or xx76 pistol is to be able to find a replacement grip as the gripnis obviously not standard 3rd Gen.
I have a 1076 and was able to find a straight grip (it had the curved when I got it) from one of the major gun parts distributors. Unfortunately I can't remember which one. I have small hands and short fingers and the straight grip fits my hand a little bit better.
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That's one I would pick up just to gain the hands-on experience of an xx26 pistol, and even condition wouldn't bother me, but it would have to be OTD under $400 to entice me.

My biggest concern with any xx26 or xx76 pistol is to be able to find a replacement grip as the gripnis obviously not standard 3rd Gen.
Those grips are a pain in the *** to find. I picked up a trade in 5926 a while back with a grip that looked like some amateur tried to stipple it. I grabbed two off ebay the moment I saw them. Had to look twice to make sure it was the correct part number/photo.
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It would have been nice if S&W had made a 39xx compact in the configuration.
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Those grips are a pain in the *** to find.
Midway has had them in stock frequently as of late.
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Unfortunately, it was not in good condition. It has quite a bit of holster wear and a gun distributor's name/address engraved on the frame.
Bummer. While I am already done with my 3rd Gen collecting for this year, I'd probably make an exception for a 3rd Gen frame decocker in good enough shape. In fact, one of my local dealers is pushing me to go for a Model 6926 that he found on-line from one of his sources. Condition is highly questionable without more photos, so I'm not really all that excited about it.
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While perusing several LGS's today I saw something I'd never seen before, a 5926. I understand that these are fairly scarce. Unfortunately it was not in good condition. It has quite a bit of holster wear and a gun distrubitor's name/address engraved on the frame. I assume this means it was once exported outside of the US and then re-imported. The asking price was $499, which for the condition it was in I thought was high.

If anyone is interested in it, PM me for the location.
Too bad they messed up the frame. On the ones that I have, the distributor/importer stamped their name on the barrel - so that's an easy replacement. As for holster wear, think a reblast should fix that easily, since these guns have stainless slides and frames.
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