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#180738 - 05/07/17 05:39 PM new BFR grip
mikefrompa
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I heard the new BFR's have a bisley style grip frame. Mine has the old plow handle grip. Wondering if I can put a bisley grip on my BFR and how much it might cost.

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#180739 - 05/07/17 05:49 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: mikefrompa]
Whitworth
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Here's the new grip. It is now an option so it should bolt right up:



And a nicer photo for the sake of aesthetics:

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#180741 - 05/07/17 07:31 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: Whitworth]
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Oh, dear. I sure wish you hadn't shown me that.

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#180742 - 05/07/17 09:12 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: briarhopper]
AK hgunner1
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Dwayne....Some gun smithin' would be involved.. Different grip angle. Heard you have a pretty good smitty up your way....
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#180743 - 05/07/17 09:32 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: AK hgunner1]
Whitworth
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 Originally Posted By: AK hgunner1
Dwayne....Some gun smithin' would be involved.. Different grip angle. Heard you have a pretty good smitty up your way....


No, it shouldn't require any smithing. Magnum Research offers both styles of grip frame for their revolvers for the same frame.
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#180744 - 05/07/17 10:43 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: Whitworth]
AK hgunner1
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 Originally Posted By: Whitworth
 Originally Posted By: AK hgunner1
Dwayne....Some gun smithin' would be involved.. Different grip angle. Heard you have a pretty good smitty up your way....


No, it shouldn't require any smithing. Magnum Research offers both styles of grip frame for their revolvers for the same frame.


Gotcha...Thanks for setting me right....
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#180745 - 05/07/17 10:49 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: AK hgunner1]
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Max Thanks for the pics and the info. That grip looks like it would be roomy even with gloves on. ( NO knuckle Buster)

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#180746 - 05/08/17 09:43 AM Re: new BFR grip [Re: AK hgunner1]
Whitworth
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 Originally Posted By: AK hgunner1

Gotcha...Thanks for setting me right....





No problem! Here's a photo showing the two next to each other:

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#180749 - 05/08/17 12:08 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: Whitworth]
Craig44
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I looked at `em and handled `em and they're right comfy but I don't see why they call it a Bisley.


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#180756 - 05/08/17 04:28 PM Re: new BFR grip [Re: Craig44]
Whitworth
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It's just their interpretation- just like Ruger, an interpretation. I can imagine they struggled naming their new grip.
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