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Offline Eric N.

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Birds Head Grip
« on: October 12, 2015, 07:09:39 PM »
 I switched barrels just for the hell of it, Sure felt good.
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Re: Birds Head Grip
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2015, 09:26:13 AM »
How is balance & control with the long barrel & bird's head?
« Last Edit: October 13, 2015, 09:28:47 AM by remmie58 »

Offline Mad Dog Stafford

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Re: Birds Head Grip
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2015, 11:19:45 AM »
Nice!  L@.

Offline Eric N.

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Re: Birds Head Grip
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2015, 06:59:37 PM »
Remmie58, it works great for me,better than the 1860 Army (Pieatta) grip. But I haven't shot it yet with the Birds Head grip,maybe next week. But I do have smallish hands. One thing,I am so used to shooting my Ruger Bisley Super Blackhawk 44Mag that a regular Colt and Ruger style grip feels kind of strange. Balance and control is excellent.   Some how I think this is going to cost me money. Any body know who sells just the grip? <={
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Re: Birds Head Grip
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2015, 04:34:20 PM »
IMHO, the long barreled pistol looks awkward. However, the Avenging Angel is very nice. Put them back as before and be happy.

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Re: Birds Head Grip
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2015, 07:18:59 AM »
My buddy uses a pair of 1861 Improved Navies that he put birds head grips on. One is the standard 7.5 inch length and the other is 5.5 inch. He has holsters made up for both lengths.

I don't mind the looks of your longer barreled version Eric N.

Seems to me that Dixie was selling the birds head grip and frame at one time. I also think I remember hearing that they were hard to find at times given that they were always out of stock.

I had a birds head grip on my 1860 Avenging Angle for a while, but I installed a Navy sized grip and gave the birds head away. I liked the grip, and it felt good in my hand, but I was simply wanting more of the original look. I now have a full sized army grip and frame coming and am going to make even another swap so I can have the full 1860 profile and a blued back strap.

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Re: Birds Head Grip
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2015, 02:38:46 PM »
I like the looks of the bird's head on the longer gun.