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Offline cporfe

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New to me S&W 15-3 with Tyler T-Grip
« on: May 31, 2019, 10:27:30 PM »
I picked this P&R Md15-3 off a well known auction site.  I was the only bidder and it went for a very low price.  I was surprised.  I bought it for nostalgia since my 10 years as a USAF Law Enforcement Spec. I only carried a Md 15-2.  Well before the M9 generation.

I posted some pics on the Smith and Wesson forum to see what folks had to say about the finish.  I thought it might be NP3, but Robar said no.  Other options were thrown out by forum members.  I settled on original nickle someone had bead blasted.  But I'm not willing to spend $75 to find out with a SWCA letter.  Besides, I intend on shooting this along with my other 3 Md 15s.

I know the grips are new reproductions and fit okay but I wanted something old school.  So I found Tyler Mfg. and ordered a T-grip in aluminum.  Took about 7 weeks to get to me even though the website said 3-4 weeks. At least they are still manufacturing them.  I just installed them and although they aren't quite what I hoped, I think the gun looks nice with them on.

Now to the range one day to see if it shoots.

Thanks for listening.

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Re: New to me S&W 15-3 with Tyler T-Grip
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2019, 10:39:21 PM »
The finish, I have no idea. It could be just as you suspect, bead-blasted nickel. Regardless, it looks sweeeet! :rocknroll2:

Can I have it?  :wave1:
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