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Just picked up a new Colt Python, and I have to say this pistol is absolutely beautiful. My only gripe are the stock grips. After being able to hold the hun for awhile, I’ve realized that the stock wood grips slip in my hand more than I would like, and would like them to be a little thinner to allow for slightly better trigger reach. I bought some hogue monogrips to help with this (waiting on them to ship.) but also wanted to see what anyone else who encountered this problem did to resolve it.
 

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I'm partial to Colt/Pachmayr Presentation grips for the Python. I don't like finger groove grips.
 
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Yes they are.
 

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The Pachmayr Presentation grips are thinner and feel pretty good. I prefer wood but the Pachmayrs definitely are non-slip and feel good.
It's rare if I can find any finger-groove grips that fit my fingers well and Lord knows I've got the drawer full of grips to prove it.
 

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The Hogue Mono-Grip is a favorite of Colt owners for the smaller size.
If you don't like finger grooves, Hogue offer no grooves as an option on their fancy wood versions.

Another popular option is to buy Herrett's grips. If you send them a tracing of your hand, they custom fit the grips to you.
I think they offer more models than the web site shows.
The site appears to be down right now.................

Herrett's Stocks

Of course, it's easy to modify grips to fit your hand. All you need is some sand paper and a fresh finish after modifications.
As described in another post on the New Python grips, since they're made of wood Micarta, alterations are even simpler.
Just file or sand to size, sand with very fine sand paper, then polish with a buff and polishing media or use a metal or plastic polish with some blue jean material.
 

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For the 2020 Python, since it's stainless and a shooter, I put Pachmayr rubber grips that wrap around the backstraps on it. These are the no finger groove model with the silver colt medallion.

The factory grips suck. They are laminate, and they are too narrow and slippery. The Pachmayrs are 10x better for shooting.

Make no mistake, if this was a V-spring Python, I would not be putting rubber grips on it, but for the 2020 they are appropriate, look okay, and perform much better than the garbage it comes with. Plus they hide the bare, not serrated backstrap....so I'm not reminded of the cost cutting. :D
 

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I was in the same boat, wasn't sure what grips would look good and fit my hand. I tried:
Pach Grippers
Pach Presentaion
Nills
Harrett Shooting Stars
Factory 3rd Gen
I settled on the Harrett Shooting Stars. They fit and feel great in my hand, I like the old school look and open backstrap.

Pach Presentation
White Textile Sleeve Flag of the united states Trigger


Nills

Air gun Wood Trigger Gun barrel Font


Harrett Shooting Stars
Revolver Air gun Wood Trigger Grass
 

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Hello, think they’re made to be somewhat modified by the user. The thing I noticed is the sharp edges at the back. Screaming it needs sandpaper 😀. And they’re quite hefty. thought they would be smaller. Anyone looked at the German Nill Griffe?
 
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