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Old 08-23-2012, 22:52   #1
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New to me S&W model 49

Short and sweet, I've got a nice new to me S&W model 49. It came with Goodyears, but thanks to a member of another forum, it now wears a beautiful set of wood grips.

Pics anyone? Here you go.

The Snubbie Club

No, that's not rust, just a reflection from the bathroom I used as a studio.

The Snubbie Club

The Snubbie Club

The Snubbie Club

Drops easily in a pocket for discreet carry.
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Old 08-24-2012, 10:45   #2
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Nice! I like the old Js. I have a 642, 36, and 60.
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:58   #3
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It was one of my favorite guns. Mine got stolen in a burglary and recovered but needs a trip back for refininshing
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:38   #4
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very nice, those Js are great.
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Old 08-25-2012, 13:10   #5
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Very nice. I have one also. Great gun to shoot and carry.
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Old 08-28-2012, 15:02   #6
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Good revolver.

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Old 08-28-2012, 19:05   #7
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Good revolver.

The Snubbie Club
Berto, how do you like your T grip? My49 shoots well as is, but I'm considering one.

PS... Where in Washington are you?
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Old 08-28-2012, 22:21   #8
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I gotta have the T grips, they really seem to fill out the front strap for DA shooting.
I'm just north of Seattle, in Kirkland.

On the K and J frames, I've really come to love the Tyler inserts, though I like the Hogue wood grips too if I have the desire to dress up the gun.
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Old 08-28-2012, 22:56   #9
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I gotta have the T grips, they really seem to fill out the front strap for DA shooting.
I'm just north of Seattle, in Kirkland.

On the K and J frames, I've really come to love the Tyler inserts, though I like the Hogue wood grips too if I have the desire to dress up the gun.


I started putting "T-grips" on everything I could a long time ago.
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Old 08-29-2012, 19:13   #10
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I gotta have the T grips, they really seem to fill out the front strap for DA shooting.
I'm just north of Seattle, in Kirkland.
I think I'll order one up and give it try, if I don't like it, I'm sure I can sell it. No harm no foul.

Born and raised in the Yakima area, lived on Whidbey Island for a while, and Ft. Lewis a lot. I sure miss the home State.
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Old 08-30-2012, 14:09   #11
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I bought a model 60 long ago. Everytime the hammer jabs me in the stomach or gets caught on clothing I regret not getting a 649.
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Old 08-30-2012, 14:34   #12
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I think I'll order one up and give it try, if I don't like it, I'm sure I can sell it. No harm no foul.

Born and raised in the Yakima area, lived on Whidbey Island for a while, and Ft. Lewis a lot. I sure miss the home State.

I miss WA too, it's overrun by CA politics. Hopefully these elections will bring WA back.

I used to hunt elk in the Bethel Ridge Natchez area, nice country.

Definitely try the Tylers, I have them on my DAO K frame (mod 64 NY1), Colt OM/T, mod 49 and model 10-7 skinny.
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Very nice

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