Hand grips for RG model 30
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    


Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Gunsmithing & Do-It-Yourself Projects > Gunsmithing Forum > Hand grips for RG model 30

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-27-2012, 04:11 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Deuce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Kilgore, TX
Posts: 42
Liked 9 Times on 3 Posts

Default Hand grips for RG model 30

I had a guy I work with bring me what he thought was a smith and wesson, but its a RG model 30, he was confused because its a 32 s&w long and he asked me to find some new hand grips for it, because the ones he has on it broke right below where the hammer is.

And Im having a little trouble because he said that he would like to have wood grips on them but I have yet to find any model 30. But I have found some for the model 38 and was wondering if they are interchangeable or if another model will swap with them.

This pistol has more sentimental value than a monetary one for him it was his grandfather's and he just wants it looking better.

So if any of yall have any knowledge on this ordeal any and all help is much appreciated.

Thank yall,
Deuce


Deuce is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 09-27-2012, 07:11 PM   #2
Retired
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
danf_fl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: LA (Lower Alabama),FL
Posts: 10,974
Liked 3389 Times on 1940 Posts
Likes Given: 1455

Default

Have you tried the "normal" avenues?
www.e-gunparts.com
or
http://www.gun-parts.com/rohm/


__________________
Amendment II:
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Life Member NRA
Life Member NAHC
Former President of the ECPT (Eifel Combat Pistol Team)
danf_fl is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2012, 11:33 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Deuce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Kilgore, TX
Posts: 42
Liked 9 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Yes and they offer brown target but the customer would like wood grips end that was also a question would say the model 31 grips fit the model 30.

And is the brown target they have are they wood?
Deuce is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2012, 02:05 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
hiwall's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cleator,AZ
Posts: 3,516
Liked 812 Times on 521 Posts
Likes Given: 249

Default

it is a fairly easy project to make wood grips. even easier when you have a set to match-up.
__________________
Just walking on the edge of of my grave.
hiwall is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2012, 12:43 AM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Deuce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Kilgore, TX
Posts: 42
Liked 9 Times on 3 Posts

Default

What is a good wood for it I have at hand american walnut, oak, black cherry, red oak, eastern apple, mountain ash, figured poplar and is there any more.

At this moment I have about a 20' x 6" oak that I just cut down.
Deuce is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2012, 02:31 AM   #6
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
hiwall's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cleator,AZ
Posts: 3,516
Liked 812 Times on 521 Posts
Likes Given: 249

Default

I've used many different woods. but cherry has been my favorite. any hardwood will work.
__________________
Just walking on the edge of of my grave.
hiwall is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2012, 11:42 AM   #7
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Deuce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Kilgore, TX
Posts: 42
Liked 9 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Yeah I like it too but I don't have any of that around me that I can cut down and make anything out of. I think I'm going to make it out of american walnut its got a nice color and grain flow too it, in my opinion.
Deuce is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2012, 01:21 PM   #8
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
hiwall's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cleator,AZ
Posts: 3,516
Liked 812 Times on 521 Posts
Likes Given: 249

Default

walnut has always been the traditional choice(and its a good choice).


__________________
Just walking on the edge of of my grave.
hiwall is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Hand Grips wrightbuiltarmory Engraving & Refinishing 9 12-08-2012 01:15 PM
Grips for a Beretta Model 1934 Hurryin' Hoosier Semi-Auto Handguns 0 01-23-2012 02:45 AM
testing a 2nd-hand Springfield Model 56 = How? Scare_Rab .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 2 05-06-2011 10:28 AM
Grips for Taurus Model 65 Jynx Revolver Handguns 1 07-07-2010 06:47 PM
Grips for New Model Balckhawk diggsbakes Revolver Handguns 6 08-15-2009 04:29 AM



Newest Threads