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Uncomfortable Ruger main spring housing

Post by desben on 2/22/2018, 12:51 pm

I'm a firm believer in firmly gripping your pistol. When doing so with a Ruger, I find that the sharp latch for the main spring digs into my palm and gets very uncomfortable. Am I the only one? I'm thinking I need to build some kind of removable plug to fill the gap around it and make the back smooth... What would you use?

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Post by STEVE SAMELAK on 2/22/2018, 1:17 pm

make a sleeve out of an inner tube?
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Post by desben on 2/22/2018, 1:41 pm

Not a bad idea... I think I have some small heat-shrink tubing I could use. That should take the edge off.
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Post by Jack H on 2/22/2018, 3:52 pm

Stick a piece of skate, stair tape over the backstrap.  Your grip will like it.  Cut more pieces for when you strip it down.
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Post by Vociferous on 2/22/2018, 8:02 pm

Be sure to put the skateboard tape over the backstrap, but not under the grips.  There is a pin, it has a large head on it, that is held in place with the left side grip.  If the grip isn't tight to frame it will float out on the other side, causing trigger problems.  You could put a small piece of tape in the cutout for the pin, in the grip, to alleviate it.  I put tape under the grip and noodled out why the trigger wouldn't work.  It should have been obvious, but for me, it wasn't.
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Post by lyman1903 on 2/25/2018, 5:22 pm

Jack H wrote:Stick a piece of skate, stair tape over the backstrap.  Your grip will like it.  Cut more pieces for when you strip it down.

This,

curious tho,

is the tip bent, have a burr or something similar?
you may be able to dress it up with a fine file or stone,

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Post by desben on 2/26/2018, 8:56 am

Thank you everyone; I'll try the grip tape.

lyman1903; no burr or anything on the pin, but it is rather pointy. I think I make matters worse in the manner I grip my pistol. I bring my hand really high, digging into the web between my thumb and index, and then lower to get my fingers around.
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