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649 before & hope the after is soon.....

Discussion in 'The Snubbie Club' started by lawandorder, Dec 9, 2009.


  1. lawandorder

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    Sent my 649 to Cyl.& Slide at the end of Sept. for a make over. Hope it will be home soon for the after shots.




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  2. G33

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    Frisky!
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    Not bad before.
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  3. Chup

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    what are you having done?
     
  4. lawandorder

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    Thanks G 33. May lose the sideplate badge in the make over.

    Chup , action job, open rear sight channel, dove tailed front sight with gold bead, radius trigger, bead blast gun and a couple of other minor tweaks.
     
  5. G33

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    Frisky!
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    Badge is nice touch.
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  6. lawandorder

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  7. SIGSAREBETTER

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    Nice work, though I liked it better before.

    Love those bodyguards!
     
  8. Berto

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    I miss the badge, but otherwise it looks great.
     
  9. Truffle8Shuffle

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    Looks great! May I ask where you got those grips? I'm looking to change out the black rubber grips on my 638 for some decent looking wood grips.
     
  10. lawandorder

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    T8S those grips came from Craig Spegel. They are Walnut+ and have the S&W medallion on the one side only as the Speed Loader cut on the other would not allow one to be inlet there.
    He is the originator of the Boot Grip Style that many others use.

    His grips are great in appearance,fit & function.
     
  11. Berto

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    I agree the Spegels are excellent grips.
    I have a 3" RB model 36 and this Model 49 I picked up today, considering having some of the same work (the sights) done on them.

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  12. Truffle8Shuffle

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    Thank you, sir. He sure does have some NICE looking grips.
     
  13. MinervaDoe

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    I like the "after" version all the way around. That front sight looks very functional. Nice looking too. Any chance you can post a rear view so we can see how they opened the rear sight channel? Inquiring minds want to know.

    btw - a gun (pretty much exactly) like yours is very high on my wish list.

    WOW!!
     
  14. lawandorder

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    Sorry MD I was going to try and get some images of the sight channel today but just ran out of daylight I will try to get some up soon.
     
  15. MinervaDoe

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    No hurry. These are the types of threads I like to savor and let sink in.
     
  16. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    It's December and we still don't have pictures from the rear,I also would be interested in seeing this.
     
  18. MNBud

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    It's December and we still don't have pictures from the rear,I also would be interested in seeing this as I have just added a 649 to my snubbie collection.
     
  19. G33

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    Before and after are nice.
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  20. Beachcomber

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    The before view looked good as it was. The after view is even more to my liking. I envy you for having the patience to have C&S do your work. :)

    How does it shoot? Does it shoot to point of aim?