Story behind the grips..........

Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by Bob Wright, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. Bob Wright

    Bob Wright Active Member

    The grips on the 6" Model 586 (extreme left gun in photo) have sort of an interesting story to me.


    I saw these grips on a used K-22 Smith & Wesson offered for sale at my local gunshop. I commented at the time that it was almost worthwhile to buy the little .22 just to get the grips. I went back a week or so later, and the gun was gone. But, Mrs. Faulk told me, the buyer had put Pachmyers on the gun and left the grips. I asked her what the price was, and she told me "Ten Dollars."

    So, I left that shop with the grips. When I got home, I showed thwem to my wife.

    "They're beautiful," she told me, "What gun did you get them for?"

    "Well, I don't have a gun for them yet," I told her, "but they were too pretty to pass up."

    That's when Smith came out with the Model 586.

    Bob Wright
  2. Gramps

    Gramps New Member

    Sounds like good timing. VERY nice looking!