Grips for Colt Detective SPC

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by monocle, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. monocle

    monocle New Member

    Dec 23, 2011
    I have my mothers nickel-plated Colt Detective Special .38, 2 inch barrel, serial number in the 855xxx range. My wife would like to start shooting/carrying this gun, but the grips are uncomfortable. I ordered a set from Hogue, but they wouldn't fit this earlier gun. They were very good about allowing me to return the grips and refunding my money, though.

    I'm wondering if anyone makes similar grips that will fit this piece?

    Frank Brower
    Bangor, Alabama
  2. Hammerslagger

    Hammerslagger New Member

    Jul 30, 2009

  3. Inthewind1976

    Inthewind1976 Member

    Oct 1, 2008
    Central Pennsylvania
  4. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    May 10, 2004
    Occupied Territory Of Kalifornia
    Frank, there were 4 generations of Detective Specials, your serial number dates to 1965, falling into the 2nd gen 1940-1971. You have the long square butt D frame. I have no idea what model of Hogue grips you had, so I can't suggest anything similar.
    Have you tried ?
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