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Installed on my Pre-War Detective Special to check the fit. Now I need a Post 1926 Police Positive Target in Nickel for them! Oh well, I can dream! Actually any Nickel Prewar D frame will do! They are about as colorful and vibrant as any pearls I have ever seen!

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I like pearl grips and yours are great looking. However, every pair I have had chipped or cracked. They are great looking but not very strong.
 

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My new to me 1919 M1903 came with pearls which really set the pistol off. I ordered and received some NC Ordinance reproduction molded so that I can shoot without worrying about chipping or cracking these old girls as they are intact thus far. Your DS looks all dressed up with the pearls on her :)
 

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I just recently put some pearls on my early Cobra. Mine are as worn and chipped as the gun they're on. Yours, on the other hand, are phenomenal! I have never see any as brilliant and colorful as those.
 

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They are one of, if not the nicest set I've ever seen. Congratulations!
Not that you asked, but I greatly prefer those ivory or bone ones with the medallions next to your DS in the picture.
 

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:bang_wall: I read all the time about "don't shoot your gun with the MOP grips on it, they may break" "MOP grips are so fragile that you shouldn't shoot the gun with them on it":mad:

Apparently someone forgot to tell the Texas Rangers about this as several of them had MOP grips on their SAA's and they were not known for "babying" their firearms! :confused: I have had MOP grips on a lot of pistols, including ones that I shot regularly. The only time I ever saw a grip get chipped was when my teen age son dropped the gun on its butt on a cement driveway!:(































 

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Does anyone like Pearls?
Why would anyone use pearl as a stock material?! With all the ugly natural character, color contrast, and depth the material has? I have a set I threw on my primary carry weapon (Late 50's Cobra) to save the original stocks from wear. I've knocked the damn ugly things into more door jams and car doors than I can count and the damn things won't die. :rolleyes:



I am being sarcastic, I love pearl and think it gets a very bad wrap.
 

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Swampy, nice collection. Between you and Cam, I think you have the pearl handled nickel gun market sewn up :D
 

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Late '20s Police Positive, modified in the grip and cut down into a 'Snubby' way back when, with been on it for-ever Pearls. Pearls likely were from an earlier Pocket Positive -


 

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Installed on my Pre-War Detective Special to check the fit. Now I need a Post 1926 Police Positive Target in Nickel for them! Oh well, I can dream! Actually any Nickel Prewar D frame will do! They are about as colorful and vibrant as any pearls I have ever seen!

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Nice looking and thanks for sharing. You mention a nickel Police Positive Target. Has anyone ever seen one? They do exist and I know of two but they are very rare.
 
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