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#188504 - 01/11/18 06:31 AM Bisley grips
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I like the Ruger bisley grip with JRH's enhancements. Do any of you guys have experience with that one and the BFR bisley grip? If so, what do you like or dislike? How does it compare?

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#188509 - 01/11/18 09:20 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: dhom]
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I have several revolvers with Gary Reeder's Gunfighter Bisley grip. It's very comfortable and does a great job reducing recoil.

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#188510 - 01/11/18 09:31 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: dhom]
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 Originally Posted By: dhom
I like the Ruger bisley grip with JRH's enhancements. Do any of you guys have experience with that one and the BFR bisley grip? If so, what do you like or dislike? How does it compare?


Huntington makes the Ruger Bisley grip usable when heavy recoil comes into play. My .500 Maximum would rarely catch my middle knuckle, that's how good his grips and the mods are. The BFR Bisley is a different animal as it comes out of the box with ample space so your knuckles don't get tagged. The sort of resemble a banana, but they really work. I have done extensive heavy load shooting with them and think they are the best commercially produced grip available. I have four BFRs with the Bisley grip. See below:



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#188518 - 01/11/18 08:25 PM Re: Bisley grips [Re: Whitworth]
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WHAT DOES JACK HUNTINGTON DO TO THE RUGER BISLEY: 1) GRIP FRAME AND/OR 2) THE GRIPS?
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#188521 - 01/12/18 12:16 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: 45MAN]
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My two cents worth:

From the bottom photo the top revolver looks to be a BFR factory grip and the bottom revolver looks like the grips are slimmed on the bottom on the small end (no grip frame mod?) but also quite a bit on the big end (grip frame mod-yes.)

Is the bottom one a JRH Mod?

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#188522 - 01/12/18 07:35 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: 45MAN]
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 Originally Posted By: 45MAN
WHAT DOES JACK HUNTINGTON DO TO THE RUGER BISLEY: 1) GRIP FRAME AND/OR 2) THE GRIPS?
When you get the alterations from JRH he uses your hand measurements for the stocks and gives you knuckle room for the big boomers.

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#188524 - 01/12/18 07:37 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: Whitworth]
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 Originally Posted By: Whitworth
 Originally Posted By: dhom
I like the Ruger bisley grip with JRH's enhancements. Do any of you guys have experience with that one and the BFR bisley grip? If so, what do you like or dislike? How does it compare?


Huntington makes the Ruger Bisley grip usable when heavy recoil comes into play. My .500 Maximum would rarely catch my middle knuckle, that's how good his grips and the mods are. The BFR Bisley is a different animal as it comes out of the box with ample space so your knuckles don't get tagged. The sort of resemble a banana, but they really work. I have done extensive heavy load shooting with them and think they are the best commercially produced grip available. I have four BFRs with the Bisley grip. See below:



Max, I may have to give them a call and get a price to put them on my 475 L. Thanks

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#188525 - 01/12/18 09:00 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: Gregg Richter]
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 Originally Posted By: Gregg Richter
My two cents worth:

From the bottom photo the top revolver looks to be a BFR factory grip and the bottom revolver looks like the grips are slimmed on the bottom on the small end (no grip frame mod?) but also quite a bit on the big end (grip frame mod-yes.)

Is the bottom one a JRH Mod?



Gregg, both the grips in the photo above are Magnum Reasearch factory offerings.

If you look in the classified section here, there's a BFR that had the original plowhandle grip, but is now modified by JRH.


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#188529 - 01/12/18 09:23 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: Gregg Richter]
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 Originally Posted By: Gregg Richter
My two cents worth:

From the bottom photo the top revolver looks to be a BFR factory grip and the bottom revolver looks like the grips are slimmed on the bottom on the small end (no grip frame mod?) but also quite a bit on the big end (grip frame mod-yes.)

Is the bottom one a JRH Mod?



No, they are all BFRs -- factory BFRs. The bottom photo shows the "plowhandle" above the new "Bisley." Sorry, should have clarified.

Huntington makes a true custom grip for your hand and also subtly re-contours the grip to give you a little more space between the grip and the back of the trigger guard. It's really subtle but extremely effective.
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#188551 - 01/13/18 06:11 AM Re: Bisley grips [Re: Whitworth]
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 Originally Posted By: Whitworth
 Originally Posted By: Gregg Richter
My two cents worth:

From the bottom photo the top revolver looks to be a BFR factory grip and the bottom revolver looks like the grips are slimmed on the bottom on the small end (no grip frame mod?) but also quite a bit on the big end (grip frame mod-yes.)

Is the bottom one a JRH Mod?



No, they are all BFRs -- factory BFRs. The bottom photo shows the "plowhandle" above the new "Bisley." Sorry, should have clarified.

Huntington makes a true custom grip for your hand and also subtly re-contours the grip to give you a little more space between the grip and the back of the trigger guard. It's really subtle but extremely effective.
Max, When I get JRH grips they are definitely thicker than Ruger factory grips.[made for my hand] Is the BFR grips bigger than factory Ruger grips? I don't have large hands but, I like a little more "meat than factory Rugers."

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