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When they say OVERSIZED and need FITMENT they aren’t kidding! This is slow work for me. I guess the grips were original,can’timaginesomeone having them on a SA they way they were. One side done anyway. Oh wait,after they are shaved down,I have to refinish them. Pete








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SAA grip frames can differ quite a bit - grips were fitted during assembly and prior to final finishing, and were 'close-fit' to the frame, with no proud wood or other material - that's why finding a pair at a gun show, and expecting them to be drop-in is chancy, at best.
 

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At least you have plenty of grip to trim! It is bad when they are undersized somewhere. I mask the straps using that heavy brown tape bought at U-Haul to avoid scratching the straps. Then the grips are trimmed using small files. I always file into (towards) the grips from just above the tape on the straps.

Others may have a better idea for masking and fitting, and if so -- I want to "listen in".
 
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