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October 15, 2009
9:50 pm
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I have news for you all on the grips on my pistol, I found an article from a 1978 American Hangunner, that talks about Sacramento Grips with wrap around checkering called PowerWood, I took the grip off and it is indeed PowerWood, or a hard plastic resembling woodSmile

Sure fooled me

October 15, 2009
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I had seen that same article some time ago, but had never seen one. Any chance oy you posting a photo over on the DW History topic, where we have all the accessories, etc?

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October 16, 2009
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I found another example of this grip on a Dan Wesson Mod 15

October 16, 2009
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I just went through all the old Shooters bibles I had from 1970-1976.  No mention of a 8″ chop barrel anywhere…Cry  Not saying there isn't ONE out there, they just weren't catalogued.

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October 16, 2009
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Oh, yeah! I recall there being a Powerwood option mentioned in some of the old articles, that they tried for a little while, that's great.occasion I was fairly certain that it was a DW grip, but it also shoots my theory of it merely being a checkered version of the wood grip.

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October 16, 2009
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…..Now I need to go research Powerwood….Laugh  I think my HS grip is Powerwood also.  It looks like it from the inside.

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October 16, 2009
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I did some looking today and can fnd no mention of PowerWood and DW but it looks like they made grips for other people too

October 18, 2009
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I have been thinking about this build-a-porkchop, and have thought that we are going about it the wrong way, what we need to have built is a simple porkchop adapter plate, that covers the bottom of the pistol's frame, and indexes like it should, it has a thin strong plate attached above with the indexing for the non-porkchop barrels, if this could be built you would only need the adapter then the world would be your oyster Drool

This would be much easier and practical than building longer porkchop shrouds, to say the least a lot less expensive, I wouldBuy Now!!!!!!!!

March 7, 2010
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Here’s a new one I was fortunate to be able to bring home this week. A Model 14 .357 that’s in pretty good shape & mildly “Barneyed”. According to the serial number, this .357 was made exactly 10 guns behind my Model14 .38 Special (pictured on pg. 1 in this thread).Smile 

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*EDIT* Here’s a 15-1 that I brought home not too long after the 14 above. This is an example of the final group of design features before the 15-2 was introduced. One thing I learned when I got this one that is defferent from earlier Porkchops, is that the action innards are pretty much all 15-2 inside.Smile 

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March 13, 2010
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I have a m14 in .357 with box and papers,.

I have had this DW for years..

Picked up some barrels to use on the gun just to find out that they are for a m 12,,I think??

I will try and get a photo or two in as soon as I can figure out how toMad

 

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March 13, 2010
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Well, if they are for a model 12, someone here can use them (Me Laugh)….  Let’s see some Cool Pics.

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March 14, 2010
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DO you have any  shrouds and barrels for the 14 you would like to trade.

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